Holy Week and Easter Schedule
Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper – 7:30pm (Bilingual)
HOLY THURSDAY ADORATION
On Holy Thursday, we will again have the Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament following the 7:30 PM Mass until midnight. By doing this, we fulfill the command of Our Lord to keep watch with him on the eve of his passion. Please consider committing some time to pray with our community in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament before Good Friday.
HOLY THURSDAY BUS PILGRIMAGE
Also on Holy Thursday, following the evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper, Saint John Berchmans will continue the beautiful tradition of visiting the Blessed Sacrament in seven churches around Chicago. Transportation will be provided, so reserve your spot on the bus by signing up in the vestibule. Suggested donation is $5, payable on the bus.
Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion – 3:00pm (Spanish) & 7:30pm (English)
Blessing of Easter Foods – 12:00pm
Easter Vigil – 7:30pm (Bilingual)
At the Easter Vigil Mass, after a great deal of preparation and inquiry, the members of our RCIA program will be initiated into the Catholic Church. A reception after the Easter Vigil will take place in the Parish Hall, join us! Please continue to join us in praying for them and for their sponsors during this very special time.
Mass of the Resurrection – 8:15am & 9:45am (English), 11:30am (Spanish) – NO 6:30pm
EASTER EGG HUNT
St. John Berchmans’ Easter Egg Hunt will take place on Easter Sunday immediately following the 9:45am & 11:30am Masses. Come out after Mass and join us in the courtyard. Parents, please be mindful that many small children participate in this event. This is the perfect opportunity to share a lesson in Christian charity with your children, by asking the older ones to help the little ones. This way it will be enjoyable for all.