Tuesday, March 22 during Holy Week the Chrism Mass in Burlington will be celebrated. From the diocese’s announcement: “Each year during Holy Week the bishop concelebrates what is known as the “Chrism Mass” with the priests of his diocese. In the Diocese of Burlington, the Mass is celebrated on Tuesday of Holy Week. At this Mass the holy oils (“Chrismata,” in Greek) are blessed by the bishop to be used in sacramental anointings for the coming year. Also at this Mass, the priests renew their priestly vows together before the bishop.“ The Mass will take place on:
Come join us at 5:00pm, Monday March 3rd through Thursday March 10th at St. Theresa’s in Orleans for our Parish Mission.
Every evening of the Mission will start at 5:00pm with snacks available and 5:15pm talk and presentations in the Orleans parish hall. Then moving to the church there will be 5:45pm confessions available, 6:00pm Divine Mercy Chaplet, and Mass at 6:15pm.
Because of the very busy schedules of the priests the presentation topics for each night have changed. Please attend the final two nights to find out the topic of the presentation for each evening.
Ave, Regina Caelorum
Ave, Regina caelorum,
Ave, Domina Angelorum:
Salve, radix, salve, porta
Ex qua mundo lux est orta:
Gaude, Virgo gloriosa,
Super omnes speciosa,
Vale, o valde decora,
Et pro nobis Christum exora.
Hail, O Queen of Heaven
Welcome, O Queen of Heaven.
Welcome, O Lady of Angels
Hail! thou root, hail! thou gate
From whom unto the world, a light has arisen:
Rejoice, O glorious Virgin,
Lovely beyond all others,
Farewell, most beautiful maiden,
And pray for us to Christ.
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The annual holiday bake sale will be the weekend of Dec 12-13 after all the Masses. We will have fruit pies, meat pies, bread, rolls, and lots of goodies. All proceeds will benefit the parish Religious Ed programs. If you would like to donate baked goods, please bring them to Mass.