ASH WEDNESDAY, HOLY WEEK AND EASTERTIDE  

 
2020 
 
ASH WEDNESDAY 26th February DAY OF FAST AND ABSTINENCE 
08.40 Morning Prayer 
09.00 Mass with distribution of Ashes. (with school children) 
12.00 Mass with distribution of Ashes 
 
Every Friday, 19.00: Evening Prayer. 19.30: Stations of the Cross 
Every Sunday in Lent, 16.00; silent Adoration. 16.30: Evening Prayer followed by Benediction. 
Tuesdays and Fridays, 09.30: Morning Prayer and Adoration followed by Holy Mass at 12.00 noon. 
 
PALM SUNDAY 5th APRIL 
Blessing and distribution of palms at each Holy Mass 
Sat. 6.15pm, Sunday 08.00 and 10.30 Palm Procession and Sung Mass with Children's Liturgy. Polish Mass at 14.00. 
 
Monday  
Morning Prayer at 08.40 followed by Holy Mass. 
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament 09.30-12.00. 
 
Tuesday 
Morning Prayer at 09.30 followed by Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament until 11.45. Holy Mass at 12 noon. 
 
Wednesday 
Morning Prayer at 09.30. 
PLEASE ENCOURAGE YOUNGER MEMBERS OF YOUR FAMILY AND THOSE WHO ARE HOME FROM UNIVERSITIES TO GO TO THE CHRISM MASS ON 17TH APRIL  
Chrism Mass at Christ The King Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral. 7.30pm. 
 
HOLY TRIDUUM 
Maundy Thursday 9th APRIL 
Office of Readings and Morning Prayer at 09.00 
Mass of the Lord's Supper at 7.30pm. 
Watching at the Altar of Repose up to 10.00pm followed by Compline. 
Rosary at 9.00pm. 
 
Good Friday 10th APRIL: DAY OF FAST AND ABSTINENCE 
Office of Readings and Morning Prayer at 9.00am 
Divine Mercy Novena - Day 1 
Stations of the Cross 10.00am 
Walk of Witness from St Lawrence's to St Mary's. at 11.30am 
THE LORD'S PASSION - 3.00pm 
 
 
Easter Saturday 11th APRIL 
Office of Readings and Morning Prayer at 9.00am with Novena (day 2) to Divine Mercy. 
11.00am Confessions until 12.00 noon. 
12.00 Blessing of Paschal Food for the Polish, Ukrainian, Slovak and Russian Communities. 
8.00pm Easter Vigil with bonfire in garden. 
 
Easter Sunday 12th APRIL 
08.00 Mass and 10.30 Mass with Children's Liturgy. Polish Mass at 14.00 
 
Easter Monday 22nd APRIL 
Morning Prayer at 9.40am with Novena to Divine Mercy. 
Holy Mass at 10.00am 
Divine Mercy Sunday - 19th APRIL - Special Divine Mercy Service 
Sacred Heart Church, Brooke Street, Chorley. PR6 ONG. 
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament 
3.00pm Chaplet of Divine Mercy, followed by Rosary and individual Confessions. 
Holy Mass at approx. 3.45pm. 
 
Easter Service of Reconciliation 
INDIVIDUAL CONFESSIONS AND INDIVIDUAL ABSOLUTIONS 
Sunday 5th April St Gregory's Weld Bank, Chorley. PR7 3NW, at 3.00pm. 
PLEASE NOTE; THERE IS ONLY ONE SERVICE OF RECONCILIATION IN THE CHORLEY DEANERY. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sick and House bound 
Would Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion inform Fr Marsden a.s.a.p. if anyone would like Confession at home or in Nursing/Care Homes. 
Palms and newsletters for the sick and housebound, available in the sacristy (palms already made into a Cross).  
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