Diocese of Kalamazoo announces Holy Week schedule

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Posted at 7:01 PM, Apr 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-04 19:01:39-04

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Friday afternoon, The Diocese of Kalamazoo announced that they will live stream all Holy Week liturgies from St. Augustine Cathedral, beginning with Palm Sunday, April 5, 2020. All liturgies, which are celebrated by Bishop Paul J. Bradley, are closed to the public in keeping with the suspension of the public celebration of the Holy Mass now through April 30.

The live stream and live stream schedule is available at the Diocese’s website and will also be simulcast on its Facebook page .

Parishes across Southwest Michigan are also live streaming Masses as Pastors adapt to digital technology to outreach to their communities.

The diocese’s “Sunday Experience” web page offers a number of resources from how to create a prayer space at home to self-guided retreats and liturgies.

The virtual schedule is as follows:

Sunday, April 5: Palm Sunday, 10 a.m.

Tuesday, April 7: The Chrism Mass, Blessing of the Holy Oils used during the administration of sacraments, 11 a.m.

Thursday, April 9: Holy Thursday, the Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper, 7 p.m.

Friday, April 10: Good Friday - Noon: The Seven Last Words of Christ; 1 p.m.: Stations of the Cross; 1:30 p.m.: Solemn Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion

Saturday, April 11: Holy Saturday, the Easter Vigil, 9 p.m.

Sunday, April 12: Easter Sunday Mass of the Lord’s Resurrection, 10 a.m