Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion

Sat / Sun March 15 & 16, 2008    


Sat. 5 pm:             Michal Zak- the 31st ann. of death

Sun. 8:30:             People of St. Margaret Mary (l. & d.)

        10:30:          Int. Fr. Stan Zak (liv.)

        12:30:           Int. Linda Bellavia (liv.)

        5pm:           Bitter Lamentations

        5:45pm:      Holy Mass– Int. Theresa Dinh (liv.)

Mon. 8 am:         Cynthia Aragon (dec.)

Mon. 6 pm:          Int. Fr. Stan Zak (liv.)

Tues. 8 am:          Amelia Wagoner (dec.)

Tues. 6 pm:          Private Intentions

Weds. 8 am:         Honoria Villarin (dec.)

Weds. 5pm-7pm: CONFESSION

Weds. 6 pm:         Private Intentions


Thurs. 8 am:        Lauds

Thurs. 8:15am:    H.M. Int. Fr. Stan Zak (liv.)

Thurs. 5 pm:          Traditional Latin Mass of the  Last Supper

Thurs. 8pm:        Novus Ordo E./L Mass of the Last Supper


Fri. 8 am:          Lauds

Fri. 12-3pm:     Good Friday Liturgy N.O.

Fri.  3 pm          Divine Mercy Novena (1)

Fri. 5 pm:          Good Friday Liturgy – T.L.R . After the Liturgy; Adoration Jesus in the Tomb until 9:00 p.m.


Sat. 8 am:             Lauds

Sat. 10am-2pm: Confession & Blessing of food for Easter

Sat. 3 pm:             Divine Mercy Novena (2)

Sat. 4 pm:           TLM—Easter Vigil

Sat. 8 pm             Easter Vigil—Novus Ordo (Eng./Latin)


MUSIC FOR 5:00, 10:30 & 12:30 MASSES

Organ Prelude:         All Glory Laud, and Honour, arr.

                                 Colin Hand

Hymns:                    # 380 Vexilla, and “ Christus Vincit”

Mass at  5:00 pm(Sat.): Mass of Christian Unity,

                                Vermulst. Cantor & Organ.

Mass at 10: 30:       Missa Simplex, Gregorian.

                                St. MM choir

Mass at 12:30:        Missa de Quadragesima, Gregorian.

                                Mixed Schola/ volunteers

Organ Postlude:     Sighing, Weeping, Sorrow, Need,



Last week second collection for the Bishop’s  Appeal  amounted $ 1,189.00. This week, the 2nd collection  is for the Operation Rice Bowl. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT. MAY GOD REWARD YOUR GENEROSITY.



       Holy week begins today with Palm Sunday—called Passion Sunday  - because the theme of Jesus’ suffering and death begins with the reading of the passion.  Parish liturgies begin with the blessing of palms somewhere outside of the usual assembly area, in imitation of the triumphant “parade” of Jesus from “Bethany” to “Jerusalem” (Matthew 21:1-11).  The gospel of Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem is read, followed by a procession into church, with people holding blessed palms and singing festive songs.  Immediately afterwards, the theme of triumph changes radically with the reading of the passion narrative from the gospel according to Matthew.  Palm Sunday liturgy is devoted, therefore, more to the suffering of Jesus than to his triumphant reception by the people.  By telescoping these events, the church emphasizes the meaning of Holy Week rather than presents an accurate historical progression of saving events.  On Palm Sunday, the church celebrates the beginning of Jesus’ passage from life to death to new life:  the Paschal Mystery.


LENTEN LAMENTATIONS - Lenten Vespers about the sufferings and death of Our Lord Jesus Christ are celebrated today Sunday March 16  at 5.00PM,  followed by Holy Mass.



We still have empty spots for Holy Mass intentions at the beginning of April. If you would like to have Holy Mass celebrated for your intentions, or for your loved ones, (living  or dead), please contact the Parish Office.ALMS GIVING

Sunday Scripture Holy Week is a time marked by somber reflection, leading to glorious rejoicing. With palm branches, blessing, songs and processions, we begin this most sacred week of the year. In the days to come we will recall the events that led Jesus from a triumphant entry into Jerusalem-to the defeat of the cross– to the eternal victory on Easter. Together we remember, we celebrate, we rejoice in this Good News. As we begin Holy Week, we hear the people cry out to Jesus as Son of David and Prophet. Paul proclaims that Jesus Christ is Lord. Yet, Jesus is sold out for thirty pieces of silver and his kingship is mocked. Scourged and tortured. He is nailed to a cross. It is a foreigner, a Roman centurion, who declares: Truly this was the Son of God.



Weekly update


Year- to Date


$ 6,264.00

$ 51,265.00


$ 5,100.00

$ 51,000.00


$ 0.00

$ 0.00

Bishop’s Appeal

$ 1,189.00

$ 3,833.00

Goal for Appeal


$ 9,182.00

Par.  Dev. Fund

$ 7.50

$ 2,291.00

Building Fund

$ 174.00

$ 14,542.00