Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church
WE, THE CONGREGATION OF OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE CATHOLIC CHURCH, ROOTED IN A CARING COMMUNITY, ARE GUIDED BY THE HOLY SPIRIT TO GROW IN LOVE AND COMPASSION. BY EXTENDING THE HEART AND HANDS OF OUR LADY IN OUR DAILY LIVES, WE JOYFULLY COMMIT OURSELVES TO PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL, CELEBRATE OUR FAITH AND ACKNOWLEDGE OUR DIVERSITY AS GOD’S PRECIOUS GIFT. WE PLEDGE TO SERVE THE NEEDS AND CONCERNS OF EVERYONE AND WILL STRIVE TO BUILD GOD’S KINGDOM OF LOVE, JUSTICE AND PEACE THROUGH WORSHIP, EVANGELIZATION AND SERVICE.
Lent/Easter Schedule 2014
WAY OF THE CROSS
- Friday, March 7 - 6pm (English) 7pm (Spanish)
- Friday, March 14 - 6pm (English) 7pm (Spanish)
- Friday, March 21 - 6pm (English) 7pm (Spanish)
- Friday, March 28 - 6pm (English) led by the Adult Choir;
7pm (Spanish) led by Ministors de la Eucaristia
- Friday, April 4 - 6pm (English) led by the Knights of Columbus;
7pm (Spanish) led by Grupo Oracion/Matrimonios
- Friday, April 11 - 4pm (English) led by the Healing/Prayer Shawl Ministry; 7pm (Spanish) led by Carecismo
- Thursday, April 3 - 7pm (Spanish)
- Tuesday, April 8 - 6pm (English)
- Holy Thursday, April 17- 7pm (Bi-lingual Liturgy)
- Good Friday, April 18 - 12pm (English Liturgy)3pm (English Liturgy) 6pm (Spanish Liturgy - beginning with Via Crucis by the Jovenes Adultos in the parking lot)
- Easter Vigil Saturday, April 19 - 5pm (English Liturgy) 7:30pm (Spanish Liturgy)
- Easter Sunday, April 20 - 9am (English) 12:30pm (Spanish)
The Council of Nicaea (A.D. 325) set the date of Easter as the Sunday
following the paschal full moon, which is the full moon that falls on or
after the vernal (spring) equinox.
We know that Easter must always occur on a Sunday, because Sunday was the
day of Christ's Resurrection. But why the paschal full moon? Because that
was the date of Passover in the Jewish calendar, and the Last Supper (Holy
Thursday) occurred on the Passover. Therefore, Easter was the Sunday after
The Church does not use the exact date of the paschal full moon but an
approximation, because the paschal full moon can fall on different days in
different time zones, which would mean that the date of Easter would be
different depending on which time zone you live in. For calculation
purposes, the full moon is always set at the 14th day of the lunar month
(the lunar month begins with the new moon). Likewise, the Church sets the
date of the vernal equinox at March 21, even though it can occur on March
20. Both approximations allow the Church to set a universal date for
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Journey To The Foot Of The Cross -
10 Things To Remember For Lent
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The LORD said to Moses,
“Speak to the whole assembly of the children of Israel and tell them:
Be holy, for I, the LORD, your God, am holy."
“You shall not steal.
You shall not lie or speak falsely to one another.
You shall not swear falsely by my name,
thus profaning the name of your God.
I am the LORD."
“You shall not defraud or rob your neighbor.
You shall not withhold overnight the wages of your day laborer.
You shall not curse the deaf,
or put a stumbling block in front of the blind,
but you shall fear your God.
I am the LORD."
“You shall not act dishonestly in rendering judgment.
Show neither partiality to the weak nor deference to the mighty,
but judge your fellow men justly.
You shall not go about spreading slander among your kin;
nor shall you stand by idly when your neighbor’s life is at stake.
I am the LORD."
“You shall not bear hatred for your brother in your heart.
Though you may have to reprove him,
do not incur sin because of him.
Take no revenge and cherish no grudge against your fellow countrymen.
You shall love your neighbor as yourself.
I am the LORD.”
"In the poor and outcast we see Christ's face; by loving and helping the poor, we love and serve Christ". - Pope Francis
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