Volunteers are still being sought to join a rota for wheelchair assistance to enable patients at Paisley's Royal Alexandra Hospital to attend the 4pm Saturday Vigil Mass
Despite the fact that most Catholics choose to spend their Holy Week time out of town swimming and having fun with family and friends, there are still many who observe traditions like Visita Iglesia and Black Saturday vigil mass
. Just because things may have changed over the years doesn't mean that these holidays no longer hold the religious meaning they once did.
Parishioners, many of them carrying lighted candles and bottled water, attended the Easter Vigil Mass
at 8 p.m.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis led the world's Roman Catholics into Easter at a vigil Mass
* Holy Saturday, April 20: Morning prayer at 8 a.m.; Blessing of Easter Food Baskets at 10:30 a.m.; and Easter Vigil Mass
at 7:30 p.m.
Brother Peter Tabichi, Franciscan monk and high schoolteacher, won the coveted Global Teacher Award, doing the country proud and raising its spirits.The liturgical ceremonies of the Easter Vigil Mass
on Holy Saturday include the blessing of fire and water as symbols of life and growth.
There will be a vigil mass
in the evening at seven followed by all-night vigil or wake keeping,' he said.
CITY CENTRE ST MARY'S RC CHURCH Festive services: Monday, December 24 (Christmas Eve) - Solemnity of The Nativity of the Lord: 5.30pm Vigil Mass
of the Nativity of the Lord (with the blessing of the Christmas tree) and 11.30pm Carol Service (ending with the procession of the baby Jesus and the blessing of the crib).
'As a corollary, therefore, Tuesday, November 27, 2018, has been fixed for a Vigil Mass
and a session of Tributes at the Ecumenical Centre, in Abuja, at 5:00 pm.
ON SEPTEMBER 14, FATHER Paul Kalchik and a handful of parishioners of the Resurrection Catholic Church in Chicago burned a rainbow pride flag in the fire pit normally used for Easter vigil mass
after cutting it into seven pieces.
The priests of Society of Jesus Christ the Priest instituted Mass in Latin, and while the Saturday vigil Mass
remains in English, the celebrant's back to the congregation is a pre-Vatican II practice largely abandoned in most American parishes.