Holy Week & Easter Sunday Schedule

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Holy Thursday, March 24, 7:00 p.m. – Mass of the Lord’s Supper

Good Friday, March 25, 7:00 p.m. – Solemn Commemoration of the Passion and Death of the Lord

Holy Saturday, March 26, 8:30 p.m. – Great Easter Vigil

Easter Sunday, March 27, Normal Sunday Schedule – 7:45 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., & 12:15 p.m. (Extraordinary Form)

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

easter eggThe Knights of Columbus Holy Innocents Council will be sponsoring their annual Easter Egg Hunt for children on Easter Sunday, immediately following the 9:00am, 10:30 am, and 12:15 pm Masses. The Knights will have plastic bags to collect the eggs in or children can bring their own baskets!

We are currently seeking donations of candy and plastic eggs. You can bring them to the church or the parish office.

Ash Wednesday

Mass Schedule
8:00 a.m.
12:00 Noon
7:00 p.m. (extraordinary form)

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Directives for Lent

I           Days of penance in the United States

  • Fridays of the season of Lent are days of abstinence from meat.
  • Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are days of abstinence from meat and also of fast, that is, limited to a single full meal.

II          Those Bound to Fast and Abstain

  • All those who are 14 years old and older are bound by the law of abstinence.
  • The law of fast binds all who are 18 years to 59 years old.

Buy Valentine Chocolates This Weekend!

Valentines_ChocolateRemember your sweetheart with a gift of Muth’s Finest hand-dipped Chocolates! Valentine chocolates in a heart shaped box are available for sale following all the Masses this weekend of February 6th and 7th. Please support the work of the Golden Arrow and make someone in your life very happy with a purchase at our annual candy sale. Small hearts are $3.50 a box or 3 for $10 and the Large heart are $6.00 each. All proceeds support the pro-life work of the Golden Arrow Center for Mothers and Children.

Stand Up in Defense of Human Life

Join Archbishop Joseph Kurtz at 3:00pm, this Sunday, January 17, 2016 at the Annual Archdiocesan Pro-Life Mass here at Saint Martin of Tours. More than 150 parishes, schools and organizations come together annually to witness to the sanctity of human life. Please join us!

This is a photo of a dad with his hands in a heart shape holding his 3 week old infants feet.

Christmas & New Year’s Mass Schedule

Christmas Eve, Thursday, December 24

Children’s Mass, 5:30 p.m.
With Christmas carols beginning at 5:00 p.m.
Mass at Midnight
Preceded by a concert of Christmas Music, beginning at 11:20 p.m., presented by the St. Martin Choir, Organ & Ensemble

Christmas Day, Friday, December 25
9:00 a.m. Mass
12:00 Noon Extraordinary Form Mass

Mary Mother of God – Holy Day of Obligation:

New Year’s Eve, Thursday, December 31
5:00 p.m. Vigil Mass

New Year’s Day, Friday, January 1
10:00 a.m. Extraordinary Form Mass

Immaculate Conception

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7:00 p.m. Vigil Mass, Monday December 7

12:00 Noon & 7:00 p.m. (F.E.), Tuesday, December 8

Pancake Breakfast

KofClogoReminder: St. Martin’s Knights of Columbus Holy Innocents Council invites you to a fundraising pancake breakfast after each Mass this Sunday in the Parish Hall.

Adult………………………… $5.00

Child (under age 10) ……… $3.00

Entire Family …………….. $20.00

First Holy Communion Registration

Parents who have children who will be at least 7 years of age by next May and who will be making their First Communion here at Saint Martin’s that month are asked to please contact the Director of Religious Education so that we register the children for receiving the sacraments of Reconciliation and Holy Eucharist and can also give you further info. (If your son or daughter is in the Sunday morning First Communion class here at Saint Martin, they are already registered and there is no need to call.)