Lent & Holy Week

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Masses and Services

Ash Wednesday

February 14

Masses in the Main Church at 7:00am, 9:00am, 6:30pm and, in Spanish, 8:00 pm.

Stations of the Cross

6:15pm on Tuesday & Friday – in English
8:00pm on Friday – in Spanish

In the Main Church unless there is another Lenten event. Mass follows. The Devotion to St. Anthony is prayed after the evening Mass on Tuesday.

Lenten Penance Service

March 13 – 7:00pm

Our Penance Service will be in the Main Church. Several priests will be available to hear Confessions.

All Catholics are encouraged to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation as part of their Lenten spiritual preparation.

March 25 – Palm Sunday

Blessing of the Palms
Congregational reading of the Lord’s Passion

March 26-28

Regular Daily Mass Schedule: 7:00am & 9:00am and, Tuesday, 6:30pm in the Old Church

Wednesday, March 28

Chrism Mass – 6:00pm

Cathedral of the Incarnation, Nashville
2015 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203

At this Mass all the sacramental oils used in our diocese throughout the year are blessed. Those who will receive the Sacrament of Confirmation this year are especially encouraged to attend.

There is NO 6:30pm Eucharistic Adoration.

March 29 – Holy Thursday

NO daily morning Masses.

9:00am-Noon & 4-6:00pm – in English & Spanish.

Mass of the Lord’s Supper

6:30pm – English
8:30pm – Spanish

After Mass, the congregation will process with the Blessed Sacrament to the Community Center. Eucharistic Adoration continues until midnight.

March 30 – Good Friday

NO daily morning Masses.

9-11:00am in English & Spanish.

Good Friday Liturgy

Noon & 6:30pm – English
8:00pm – Spanish

Stations of the Cross

3:00pm – English
The Divine Mercy devotion and Ecumenical Procession with the Cross follow the Stations. (The Divine Mercy Novena begins on Good Friday and continues through the Saturday after Easter.)

March 31 – Holy Saturday

NO 9:00am Mass
11:00am: Blessing of Easter Baskets and Food
Easter Vigil Mass

6:30pm – in English
9:30pm – in Spanish

Our RCIA Candidates & Elect will receive the Sacraments of Initiation.

April 1 – Easter Sunday

Easter Masses in English:

6:30am: Sunrise at the Markovich Farm
1705 Lewisburg Pike, Franklin

8:30am, 11:00am & 5:00pm in the Main Church

12:30pm Parish Easter Dinner
Easter Mass in Spanish:

1:00pm in the Main Church

Lenten Resources

Daily Lenten Reflections from FORMED.org, delivered to your inbox.

We invite you to sign up to receive a daily inspirational email through Flocknote during Lent. This year’s emails feature a short inspirational message and challenge you to a charitable act each day. Messages are in English and Spanish.

You will receive these emails each Monday – Saturday beginning tomorrow (Ash Wednesday) through Holy Saturday. We will not send out emails on Sundays, as Sundays are not counted in the 40-day Lenten fast.

To join, text PRAYSP to 84576.

A Widow’s Might: A Forty Day Journey through the Desert of Grief

Grieving the loss of a loved one? On February 12 and through Lent receive a daily devotional as you travel your personal journey. Contact Claudia Finnegan to learn more at WidowsMight@StPhilipFranklin.com.


Pray More Online Lenten Retreat

St. Paul Center Bible Studies

Local Retreats:

Cursillo Retreats – Men: March 8-11, Women: March 15-18
Men’s Retreat at Bethany Retreat House: March 2-4
Catholic Women of Faith Conference: March 24

Give Alms:

CRS Rice Bowl
Special Second Collections

Pray the Rosary daily

Stations of the Cross

Daily Mass

Daniel Fast March 8-29

Acts of Mercy

Eucharistic Adoration