Retreat registration ongoing

The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement have announced their schedule for Holy Week and Easter Masses and prayer services at Graymoor:

Palm Sunday, March 29
Blessing of the palms, a procession and Eucharist at 11 a.m. in Our Lady of the Atonement Chapel; Taize Prayer at 2 p.m. around the cross in the St. Francis Chapel.

Spy Wednesday, April 1
Communal Celebration of Reconciliation at 7:30 p.m. in the St. Pius X building at Graymoor, third-floor chapel room.

Holy Thursday, April 2
Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 8 p.m. and procession and adoration on the fifth floor in the John XXIII parlor.

Good Friday, April 3
The Tenebrae: Office of Readings and Morning Prayer at 8 a.m. in the St. Francis Chapel; Celebration of the Lord’s Passion at 3 p.m. in Our Lady of the Atonement Chapel; Stations of the Cross at 8 p.m., weather permitting, at the St. Anthony Shrine.

Holy Saturday, April 4
The Tenebrae: Office of Readings and Morning Prayer at 8 a.m. in the St. Francis Chapel; the Great Vigil of Easter at 8 p.m. at Chapel of Our Lady of the Atonement.

Easter Sunday, April 5
Sunrise Service at 6:33 a.m. at the Founder’s Tomb; Eucharist at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of the Atonement Chapel.

There is still time to register for a Holy Week Retreat at the Graymoor Spiritual Life Center. This retreat offers time for prayer and reflection as the church celebrates “The Three Days” and Easter. Arrive anytime on Spy Wednesday (or later, as necessary); return home after dinner on Easter Sunday. For more information and to register, call the Graymoor Spiritual Life Center, 845-424-2111 or email [email protected].

Graymoor is located at 40 Franciscan Way in Garrison.

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