Lenten & Easter Programs & Services

Lenten Events:

Lancaster-Depew Ministerium Ecumenical Services & Luncheons

Wednesdays at 12 Noon: March 8 through April 5
Daily Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on these Wednesdays.

March 8: Deacon Don Watkins @ Faith United Methodist Church, 5505 Broadway, Lancaster: “Purpose”

March 15: Fr. Paul Steller @ St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 55 Pleasant Avenue, Lancaster: “People”

March 22: St. Mary’s hosts with Speaker Rev. Karen Gough: “Proclaim”

Also: March 29 @ Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta: “Praise”

And April 5 @ Holy Mother of the Rosary Cathedral: “Pain”


St. Joseph’s Table
Wednesday, March 15 – 6 to 8 p.m. – Parish Center


Communal Penance Services
Monday, April 3
3 & 7 p.m. – St. John the Baptist, Sandridge Road, Alden

(Please note: This date was previously listed as April 10. We apologize for any inconvenience.)


Easter Bunny Brunch
Saturday, April 15 – 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. – Parish Center
Registration is limited.

For Easter Bunny Brunch reservations or more information on these and other events, please call the Rectory at (716) 683-6445.


Triduum Services:

All Masses and services are held in the Church unless otherwise indicated.

Holy Thursday, April 13                       9 a.m. Morning Prayer (Chapel)
                                                                       7 p.m. Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper

Good Friday, April 14                          9 a.m. Morning Prayer (Chapel)
                                                                     3 p.m. Solemn Liturgy
                                                                     7 p.m. Stations & Veneration of the Cross (Parish Center)

Holy Saturday, April 15                      9 a.m. Morning Prayer (Chapel)
                                                                    12 Noon Blessing of Easter Baskets
                                                                    8 p.m. Celebration of Easter Vigil

Easter Sunday, April 16                     6:30 a.m. Sunrise Mass (Westwood Park)
                                                                    8 a.m. Mass
                                                                    10 a.m. Mass
                                                                   12 Noon Mass