Stations of the Cross




Holy Week Services

Click here to see the list of services during Holy Week and Easter Sunday.




Lenten Meals

Lenten meals of pizza and salad are available at 6:00 p.m. in the West Room on Fridays during Lent (March 8, 15, 22, 29 and April 5, 12).




Eucharistic Adoration

Eucharistic Adoration will be celebrated on the Friday, April 5 after the 9:00 a.m. Mass. Eucharistic Adoration will also occur as part of the Holy Thursday Liturgy in the Little Church, closing with Compline on Holy Thursday evening at 10:30 p.m.




Lenten Evenings
of Reflection

Sacred Heart will offer Lenten Evenings of Reflection, directed by Fr. Canisius Tah, in the Little Church on Mondays during Lent from 7:00 — 8:00 p.m. These evenings of reflection will include Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament as well as solemn hymns and words for thought.




Lenten Giving Trees

The St. Vincent de Paul Society will be sponsoring "Giving Trees" for the health-care ministry of St. Ann, our sister parish in Baltimore.


Services and Activities for Lent

Please click here for the printable Lent and Easter parish mailing in PDF format.

It contains detailed information about Lent and Easter at Sacred Heart Parish.


Sacrament of Reconciliation

There are many opportunities to receive the sacrament of Reconciliation during the season of Lent at Sacred Heart Parish:


Saturdays from 3:00 — 3:45 p.m. (Little Church)


"The light is on for you"Reconciliation is available on the following Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. during Lent: March 13, 20, 27 and April 3 (Little Church)


Saturday, April 13: 10:30 — 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 — 4:00 p.m. (Little Church)


Another opportunity is on Tuesday, April 16 and Wednesday, April 17 after the 9:00 a.m. Mass and again at 7:00 p.m. (Little Church)


The Parish Reconciliation Service (Main Church) is on Wednesday, April 10 at 7:00 p.m. A number of priests will be available to hear individual confessions.



Stations of the Cross

Stations of the Cross are celebrated in the Little Church (adults) and the Main Church (children) at 7:00 p.m. on the following Fridays during Lent: March 8, 15, 22, 29; April 5, 12. Good Friday Stations occur at 3:00 p.m. in the Main Church on April 19.


Las Estaciones da la Cruz en español se realizaran el Viernes, Abril 12 a las 7:00 p.m. en el Media Center.



Special Easter Appeal
through Lenten Sacrifice

In this holy season, we are asking each household to decide on their Easter gift to Sacred Heart Parish. Each day, set some part of that gift aside and place your offering in the special envelopes provided for March 17 and April 14, thereby sustaining the spirit of self-denial throughout the 40 days of Lent.



Easter Flowers and Memorials

Flowers and decorations are an important part of our Easter celebration. You may wish to participate by making a donation in honor/memory of a loved one. The names of those so honored and those contributing will be published in a printed booklet of remembrance that will be on display during the Easter season. (Envelopes were enclosed in the Lenten mailing for your convenience, and they are available at the parish office.)








Easter Vigil





Stations of the Cross


Lenten Disciplines

Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are days of Fast and Abstinence; meals are limited to a single full meal and two lighter meals. All Fridays in Lent are days of abstinence from meat. All persons 14 years and older are bound by the law of abstinence. The law of fast binds all adults until the age of 60. Fasting and prayer purifies and clarifies; it disposes us to enter more fully into the saving mysteries of Christ's Passion, Death and Resurrection. Food and drink come first, but also consider fasting in relationship to television, speech, and other forms of recreation in your life. Let our fasting help us to recognize the sublime importance of this holy season meant to prepare us for Easter.