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NEWS FROM THE PASTOR

THE COURIER: In light of the Diocese’s current suspension of public Masses due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the fact that a majority of readers receive their copy of The Courier when attending Mass at their parish, the decision has been made to suspend physical publication of our diocesan newspaper until such time as parishioners are able to gather again for public worship. The Courier will remain available in its online format at www.dowr.org.

CONFESSION: The Sacrament of Penance is being offered in the Perpetual Adoration chapel. The times for Holy Week will be:
Tuesday, April 7 – 10:00-11:00 am
Tuesday, April 7 – 5:30-6:30 pm
Wednesday, April 8 – 10:00-11:00 am
Wednesday, April 8 – 5:30-6:30 pm
Friday, April 10 – 3:00-4:00 pm

CONFESSION AFTER HOLY WEEK: After Holy Week, we will offer the Sacrament of Penance two times per week (until we once again offer public Mass):
Wednesday – 5:30-6:30 pm
Saturday – 10:00-11:00 am

SPIRITUAL ENRICHMENT

PRAYER: The church is open for prayer each day of the week from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm. Please come spend time with our Lord.
If you are looking for spiritual reading materials, the parish library is a great resource. It is found in the Gathering Space by the Conference Room.
LITTLE WHITE BOOKS for the Easter season will be available for pick up in the Gathering Space on Palm Sunday.
A good resource for daily Mass is wordonfire.org.
Formed.org has movies, books and podcasts for the whole family. If you don’t have a Formed.org account, please go to our website. On the second slider, click Formed.org and follow the steps to set up an account.

STAY CONNECTED
This blog, the parish website and Facebook page will be mentioned. For those of you looking for the website, it is rescathroch.org. To reach the Facebook page,
https://www.facebook.com/ChurchoftheResurrectionRochesterMN

WATCH MASS ONLINE

PALM SUNDAY: We will bless the palms and have them available on Palm Sunday. Weather permitting, they can be picked up outside the main entrance of the church from 7:00 am till noon. Beyond noon, they will be available for pick up in the Gathering Space of the church.

EASTER TRIDUUM: To help people stay in touch with the parish, the weekend Mass will be recorded and placed on our website and Facebook page for people to view on Sunday and throughout the week. Regarding the Easter Triduum, by license, Resurrection can only record one service per week and the recorded service of the Triduum will be Easter Sunday.

DIOCESE MASS: All the faithful of the Diocese of Winona-Rochester are invited to pray with Bishop Quinn and to enter into the Liturgies that celebrate our salvation in Jesus Christ. They are as follows:
Palm Sunday – 10:30 am
Holy Thursday – 7:00 pm
Good Friday – 12:00 pm
Holy Saturday – 8:00 pm
Easter Sunday – 10:30 am

These Liturgies can be accessed at the Diocese of Winona-Rochester Weekly Mass webpage, www.dowr.org/about/weekly-mass.html.

DONATIONS

CHURCH SUPPORT: Please continue your church support. Church envelopes can be mailed or dropped off in the drop box outside the parish offices. Too, the opportunity for online giving is available via our website.

CMA: Remember to send in your contribution for the Catholic Ministries Appeal. If you need an envelope, they are in the kiosk of the Gathering Space.

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