Easter Vigil & Easter Sunday Masses and Ceremonies.

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Holy Saturday 11th April
10:00am               Morning Prayer
12noon                 Office of Readings
3:00pm                 Divine Mercy Chaplet
9:00pm                Easter Vigil

Easter Sunday
6:00am Dawn Mass
10:00am Day Mass
12 Noon Day Mass
3:00pm Divine Mercy Chaplet
6:00pm Via Lucis – Stations of the Resurrection

Holy Saturday is a vigil. We keep watch for the expectant rising of Our Savior. This was the day He went down into the netherworld in order to bring back up with Him into heaven those who had died before His coming. Up to this time, the gates to heaven were closed and no one could go there because of the original sin of Adam. Jesus changed all that. By paying the price for our sins on the Cross, He gained for us our eternal salvation, and heaven was opened once more. Also on this night, persons who have spent months of preparation will be received through Baptism and Confirmation into the Catholic Church for the first time. It is a joyous occasion.

extract from https://www.catholiceducation.org