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Gr. 1, 3-8 April 2 Session Reminders

Hello Grade 1, 3-8 Families,

Our next session is this Sunday, April 2 @ 9:45 – 10:45 am in the Education Center.

Grade 1 and all Grade levels: Please remember to have your child/children bring in their Gospel Weeklies Backpack and Folder!  Thank you!!


Gospel Weeklies Lesson: April 2, 2023 • Palm/Passion Sunday

Sunday Readings: Matthew 21:1–11; Isaiah 50:4–7; Philippians 2:6–11; Matthew 26:14—27:66 @ https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/040223.cfm


Sunday Gospel Background On Palm/Passion Sunday, we hear two Gospels: first, the people of Jerusalem welcome Jesus to the city as a king; then, we hear of Jesus’ Passion and Death.

THIS SUNDAY at the 11:15 AM Mass

FOR CHILDREN: Our Children’s Liturgy of the Word (CLOW) will be performing The Lord’s Passion Play!! ALL children attending Mass are invited to participate. Children will be invited to the Altar to be dismissed with the catechists who will be leading this activity that takes place while the during the Gospel Reading and Homily.

FOR YOUTH, PARENTS and all ADULTS: there will be a special media enhancement during the reading of the Passion this year.  We thank the Grieco family for putting together this wonderful addition to the liturgy that day. 


Additional Reminders: (also attached)

Communal Penance Service - Wednesday, March 29th - 7:00 PM OLV 

Weekly Schedule of Reconciliation - Confession is offered in at OLV in the confessional every Saturday from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm before the Saturday Vigil Mass begins. Every Wednesday we also offer reconciliation after the 12:15 PM Mass until 2:00 PM.


NEXT WEEK Begins HOLY WEEK!                               


Holy Thursday - Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper –

April 6 @ 7:00 PM at OLV


Good Friday of the Lord's Passion - April 7

3:00 PM at OLV

(Stations of the Cross will be offered at 6:30 PM at OLV and OLS)


Holy Saturday - Easter Vigil - April 8

8:00 PM at OLV


Easter Sunday - April 9

8:15 AM and 11:15 AM at OLV


If you have any questions, please contact me.


Have a good week!


Thank you,




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