Announcements

Notices

Holy Week Schedule of Live Streamed Services:
Holy Thursday, April 9
• 9:00AM - Prayer Service - Live Streamed
• 4:00PM - Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament - Live Streamed
• 7:00PM - Mass of the Lord's Supper (bilingual) - Live Streamed
• At communion, families can share a bit of bread with one another. Explain to children this is not the Eucharist, but a symbol that Jesus wishes to share himself with us as he does at Mass. Adults watching the Mass might pour each other a taste of wine.

Good Friday, April 10
• 9:00AM Prayer Service - Live Streamed
• 11:30 AM - Stations of the Cross - Live Streamed from St. Mary's Church
• 3:00PM - The Lord's Passion - Live Streamed
• 7:00PM - The Lord's Passion (in Spanish) - Live Streamed
• Have your own cross/crucifix with you as you watch the live stream. As the priests reference the cross during the service, you and/or your family can do the same.

Holy Saturday, April 11
• 9:00AM Prayer Service - Live Streamed
• 7:00PM - Easter Vigil (bilingual) - Live Streamed
• Have a candle(s) and light them when the celebrant of the streaming Mass suggests you do so.

Easter Sunday, April 12
• 9:00AM - Mass - Live Streamed
• 10:00AM - Mass (in Spanish) - Live Streamed
• Place the word Alleluia on your door—it can be as colorful as possible.

View Live Streamed Services:
www.facebook.com/STMAnnapolisRedemptorists
www.stmarysannapolis.org/LiveMasses

Churches Closed:
Following the direction from Governor Hogan and the Archdiocese of Baltimore, St. Mary's Church and St. John Neumann Church will be closed until further notice to limit the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

For additional information, please refer to www.stmarysannapolis.org/coronavirus.

Lenten Activities

-Fasting is observed on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday by all who are 18 years of age through 59. On a fast day, one full meal is permitted. Two other meals, sufficient to maintain strength, may be taken according to each one’s needs, but together they should not equal another full meal. Eating between meals is not allowed but liquids, including milk and juices, are.
-Abstinence is to be observed on Ash Wednesday, all the Fridays of Lent and Good Friday by all who are 14 years of age and older. On days of abstinence no meat is allowed. Note that when health or ability to work would be seriously affected, the law does not oblige. 
-Online Resources 
Magnificat, to access Mass readings to read and discuss together at home, as well as prayers to share and Lent reflections: https://us.magnificat.net/free
CatholicFamily.org: https://pin.it/EpWXG1v 
Stations of the Cross and Family Lent activities: https://www.holyheroes.com/Stations-of-the-Cross-s/130.htm
St. Mary’s Parish, a Catholic congregation served by the Redemptorist Order, includes St. Mary’s Church and St. John Neumann Mission Church. St. Mary's Elementary and High School located in downtown Annapolis, Maryland, serve students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12. Anchored in faith, rooted in tradition, and committed to excellence, our programs build lifelong learners who are servant leaders.