TOPICS Funeral Mass Dispensation Obligation Mass Attendance Confessions Eucharistic Adoration Broadcast of Mass Regular Schedule of Holy Mass First Saturdays Devotion First Holy Communion Parking Lot Vigil Pentecost and RCIA Confirmation Program Pope Francis Weekdays on Minister Scheduler
FUNERAL MASS It is with a heavy heart we communicate the passing of our beloved parishioner David Patrick Killian, who passed away last Sunday, May 24. He is survived by his wonderful wife Phyllis, who would have celebrated 57 years of marriage with Dave on June 5. The (public) funeral Mass will be celebrated at Corpus Christi tomorrow Saturday, May 30, at 11:00 a.m. May his soul, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.
DISPENSATION Until further notice, Bishop Guglielmone is granting dispensation to those who (i) are high risk as per CDC guidelines, and (ii) are uncomfortable attending weekend Mass.
OBLIGATION Spacing, physical distancing and cleaning is being managed adequately and diligently. If you are comfortable being in public spaces and you are not high risk as per CDC guidelines, you are obligated to attend weekend Mass.
MASS ATTENDANCE Saturday, May 23, at 5PM = 49 Sunday, May 24, at 8AM = 38 Sunday at 11:00 AM = 73 Sunday at 5:00 PM = 28 Tuesday, May 26 = 20 Wednesday, May 27 = 72 Thursday, May 28 = 12 Friday, May 29 = 26
CONFESSIONS Public Confessions will resume on Tuesday, June 2. Sacramental Confessions will take place in the church building. The Parish Guidelines established for the resumption of public Masses will continue to be followed for the resumption of public Confessions. For the next week, the schedule of Sacramental Confessions is the following.
Tuesday, June 2, starting at 10:00 AM Tuesday, June 2, starting at 7:20 PM Wednesday, June 3, starting at 1:30 PM Thursday, June 4, starting at 9:20 AM Thursday, June 4, starting at 6:00 PM Friday, June 5, starting at 9:20 AM Saturday, June 6, starting at 9:30 AM
EUCHARISTIC ADORATION Eucharistic Adoration will be celebrated publicly starting Wednesday, June 3. The Parish Guidelines will also be followed during public Eucharistic Adorations. Next week’s schedule is the following: (a) Wednesday, June 3 - after the conclusion of the (12:15 pm) Holy Mass (b) Thursday, June 4, at 6:00 p.m. (c) Saturday, June 6 - after the conclusion of the (8:00 am) Holy Mass
BROADCAST OF MASS All weekday Masses will continue to be broadcasted live through the Parish website. The livestream of the Saturday Vigil Mass at 5:00 p.m. and the Sunday Mass at 11:00 a.m. will continue to be broadcasted as well through the Parish website.
REGULAR SCHEDULE OF HOLY MASS The Daily Mass on Thursdays has returned to its regular schedule at 8:30 a.m. MONDAY: No Mass TUESDAY: 6:30 p.m. WEDNESDAY: 12:15 p.m. THURSDAY: 8:30 a.m. FRIDAY: 8:30 a.m. VIGIL SATURDAY: 5:00 p.m. SUNDAY: 8:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 5:00 p.m.
FIRST SATURDAY DEVOTION The resumption of the Devotion on Saturday, June 6, will commence with the Holy Mass at 8:30 a.m. - followed by Eucharistic Adoration and Sacramental Confessions.
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION The First Holy Communion program has scheduled 46 out of the 59 children to receive their First Communion next month (June). If your child is not yet scheduled, please visit the Parish website at your earliest convenience. If your child is already scheduled, please call the Parish Office to coordinate the pickup of your nine (9) tickets. This weekend, Corpus Christi will send to the parents an instructional video via email to review w/ their children the Parish Guidelines and other instructions (i.e. how to receive the Sacred Host).
PARKING LOT If you are uncomfortable being in public spaces, consider attending weekend Mass while in your car. Simply park your vehicle in the Parish parking lot and tune into the Mass through your phone or other electronic device. Immediately following Mass, you will receive Holy Communion at the side door entrance of the church next to the Columbarium and Prayer Garden: https://youtu.be/DzZkTmTsnhQ
VIGIL PENTECOST MASS AND RCIA During the Vigil Mass for Pentecost at 5:00 p.m. tomorrow, the Sacraments of Initiation and Reception into Full Communion for those in the RCIA journey will be celebrated, integrated into the Liturgy immediately after the homily and Creed. Let us keep our catechumens and candidates in our prayers throughout the weekend.
CONFIRMATION PROGRAM All Sacramental Confirmations remain canceled until further notice.
POPE FRANCIS Let us join Pope Francis in praying the Holy Rosary tomorrow Saturday, May 30, for an end to the COVID-19 pandemic. Pope Francis is once again urging all of humanity to pray together for divine help. Beginning at 11:30 EST, the Pope will lead the recitation of the Rosary from the Lourdes Grotto in the Vatican Gardens. Please visit the Parish website to participate.
WEEKDAYS ON MINISTER SCHEDULER Weekdays Masses have been added to the web-based program Minister Scheduler. If you are interested in serving a weekday Mass, access the program, tab “Edit Roles” and select the weekday Mass(es) of your interest. May the Lord God continue to protect and richly bless you and your families!
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