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Events at St. Paul Catholic Church
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Holy Week Schedule
Lenten Cross
Via Crucis, Wednesday, April 16th
Please join us at 7 pm for a special Stations of the Cross en espanol
hosted by Grupo de Oración Amor de Jesus.  We will begin in the
Pavilion and process throughout the campus, remembering the supreme sacrifice Christ made for our salvation.  All are welcome.
Lenten Cross

Holy Thursday, April 17th

The day starts with Morning Prayer at 8:30 am.
The Sacred Triduum begins with the
Mass of the Lord's Supper at 7 pm.  It is a powerful commemoration of the Last Supper with the washing of feet.  Afterwards, the Most Holy Sacrament of the Eucharist will be reserved in our Chapel of Repose in our "garden" located in the Famly Center until midnight.  All are welcome to spend some quality time with the Lord.
Vistar Iglesias ... Many cultures have the tradition of visiting five churches this evening.  We would like to honor this tradition, beginning and concluding at St. Paul.  Afterwards, we will go for breakfast.  This is a wonderful way to "stay awake" and to join the Lordi nprayer in the "Garden of Gethsemene".
 For more information contact our Youth Minister
Tim Snodgrass at 961-3023 or tsnodgrass@stpaulchurch.com
Lenten Cross
Good Friday, April 18th
(fast and abstinence)
According to the Church's ancient tradition,
the Sacraments are not celebrated today or tomorrow.
     8:30 am  Morning Prayer
     Noon Stations of the Cross hosted by the youth of St. Paul
     2:30 pm Father Bill will begin our nine day Novena to Divine Mercy
     3:00 pm Celebration of the Lord's Passion ... After the proclamation of the Passion Narrative, we will pray for the needs of the world and then venerate the Cross as the instrument of our salvation.  There will be a Communion service.
     5:00 pm Celebratión de la Pasión del Señor en Español.
     5:00 pm Celebracão da Paixão do Senhor no Centro de Familia em Português.
     NOTE  There will NOT be a Fish Fry this evening
     7:00 pm Celebration of the Lord's Passion.  We will again celebrate this powerful service for those who were unable to attend earlier.
     9:00 pm Via Dolorosa.  This is a special Stations of the Cross according to the traditions of Latin America.  It promises to be very moving.  Please come and bring a candle or flashlight
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Lenten Cross

Holy Saturday, April 19th
Today the Church waits at the Lord's tomb, meditating on His suffering and death.
8:30 am Preparation Rites for those to be received into the Church
at the Easter Vigil
10:00 am Easter Egg Hunt for kids 10 and under.
11:00 am Blessing of the Easter Food and Baskets by Father Glenn
3:00 pm Second day of our Novena to Divine Mercy
   




8:00 pm
Easter Vigil

 
Easter Vigil
The "night of nights" as we welcome our Elect into the Church! 

All are welcome
Todos son bienvenidos!
Todos sao bemvindos!
NOTE In accord with the ancient tradition, there will not be 5:30
or 7:30 pm Vigil Masses on April 19th.
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Christ is Risen ... Alleluia!

Easter Sunday, April 20th
Please come and share our Easter Joy! 

6:30 am Sunrise Mass on the grounds behind the Church

Easter Sunrise Mass Location

7:30 am

Mass in the Church
9:00 am Mass in the Church and Family Center
10:45 am Mass in the Church and Family Center
12:15 pm Mass in the Church
12:15 pm Misa em Português no Centro de Familia
2:00 pm Misa en español en el Iglesia con la procesión de las flores

In addition, at 3 pm we will continue our Novena to Divine Mercy in our Family Center.  This Novena will conclude during Divine Mercy Sunday, April 15th, followed by a reception hosted by our Divine Mercy Ministry.
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Divine MercyDivine Mercy Novena

"Jesus, I trust in you!" 
Each day at 3 pm, the hour of mercy, we will continue to pray our Novena to Divine Mercy in the Santo Nino shrine.  Jesus said to St. Faustina:

"I desire that during these nine days you bring souls to the fount of My mercy, that they may draw strength and refreshment and whatever graces they need in the hardships of life, and, especially at the hour of death. 
If you would like to pray the novena at home, school, or work, click on:   Divine Mercy Novena to download a copy.
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Retrouvaille
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is a lifeline for marriage. 

 

 

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Retrouvaille has helped tens of thousands of couples experiencing marital difficulty at all levels, including disillusionment and deep misery.  The next program will be held on the weekend of May 2-4, 2014 at the Marriott Residence Inn in Lutz.

 

For confidential information and to register, call Jeanne Botz at 727-848-3283,  You may also visit our web site at http://www.retrouvaille.org.

 

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2014 Annual Pastoral AppealTogether, we at St. Paul's can fully participate in the mission of the Catholic Church by our contribution to the Annual Pastoral Appeal. 
We ask you to support the many needed ministries, services, and programs of our Diocese that fulfill the physical, educational and spiritual needs of so many that we could not serve at our parish alone.
Be the Light!   Sea la Luz!
to the many who are in need of help.  Many of your questions
may be answered by watching this year's APA video.      2014 APA Video - Spanish2014 APA video
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Adult Faith Formation

Be the Light Series
with Deacon Greg Kovalesky
April 22, Tuesday, 10 - 11 am
Family Center 3
John XXIII, His Life
A Light in the Darkness, 1881 - 1963
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Be the Light Series
with Deacon Greg Kovalesky
April 29, Tuesday, 10 - 11 am
Family Center 3
St. John Paul II
A Light in the Culture of Death, 1920 - 2005
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First Holy Communion
All Masses - Weekend of May 3-4
Mothers Day Weekend - 5:30 Sunday Vigil
9:00 am and 10:45 am - Mothers Day
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Our Lady of Fatima Healing Mass
May 13th - Time TBA
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Confirmation
Saturday, May 31st - 10:30 a.m.
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