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On Good Friday, April 9, at 12:00 noon the Ecumenical Way of the Cross will begin at the Holy Name of Mary Roman Catholic Church, Montrose. After a reading from the Passion, and prayer and music, a wooden cross will be carried in procession by community members to St. Pauls Episcopal Church for a continuation of the reading and service. The procession with the cross will continue to the Montrose Methodist Church for reading and service, after which the procession with the cross will continue to the First Presbyterian Church to conclude the readings and service.
Everyone is invited to this holy event.
In preparation for Easter, the following dates and locations are being announced for Penance Services.
Sunday, March 28: 2:00 p.m., St. Martin of Tours, Jackson.
Tuesday, March 30: 7:00 p.m., St. Lawrence, Great Bend.
Sunday, April 4: 3:00 p.m., St. Josephs, St. Joseph.
Sunday, April 4: 7:00 p.m., Holy Name of Mary, Montrose.
Monday, April 5: 7:00 p.m., St. Johns, Susquehanna.
Wednesday, April 7: 7:00 p.m., St. Francis Xavier, Friendsville.
Holy Name of Mary Church, Montrose announced the approaching Holy Week and Easter schedules.
Friday, April 2: Eucharistic Adoration after the 12:10 p.m. mass until Stations of the Cross at 7:00 p.m., followed by Benediction and mass with Men of the Sacred Heart.
Saturday, April 3: Palm Sunday Vigil Mass with blessing and distribution of palm.
Sunday, April 4: Palm Sunday, masses at 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. with blessing and distribution of palm.
Thursday, April 8: Holy Thursday, 7:00 p.m. mass of the Lords Supper.
Friday, April 9: Good Friday, 12:00 noon Ecumenical Way of the Cross, at which time a cross is carried to several area churches; 2:00 p.m. the Passion of the Lord; 7:00 p.m. Stations of the Cross.
Saturday, April 10: Holy Saturday, 12:00 noon blessing of food baskets and childrens Easter baskets, followed by Easter egg hunt; 8:00 p.m. Easter Vigil Mass.
Sunday, April 11: Easter Sunday, masses at 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
The choir of the First Baptist Church of New Milford will be presenting the Easter cantata "The Resurrection and the Life" on Easter Sunday, April 11, 7:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, Main Street, New Milford, PA.
The story of Jesus would forever change the history of humanity, for the story of Jesus alone has the power to change each individual human heart. In "The Resurrection and the Life," one dozen of the most powerful events from the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ were chosen to be rendered musically and dramatically. Individually, they each provide a portrait of our Savior; corporately, they trace the story of salvation.
All are welcome to come and be thrilled again by this story of hope and salvation.
There will be an Archaeology Conference featuring Dr. David Lackey from the Baptist Bible College, Clarks Summit, PA, on Sunday March 28 at South New Milford Baptist Church. Dr. Lackey's first topic will be "What can we learn about the Bible from archaeology?" and will be presented at both the 8:30 and 11:00 a.m. services. At 4:00, Dr. Lackey will speak on "Can the Bible be proven through archaeology?". Then concluding the day at 7:00 he will answer the question, "Should the Bible be apologized with archaeology?" Everyone is welcome to attend any or all of these lectures. For more information call 465-7246.
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