Holy Week 2015

Please see the listings below for information about on campus, Catholic, and Protestant services during Holy Week. Please note that there will not be Catholic Mass on campus on Saturday, April 4, as Father Paul and the Catholic Student Community want to encourage students to connect with the local churches for this important holiday.

Services at Bates College in the Peter J. Gomes Chapel:

Good Friday, April 3:

12 p.m. and 6 p.m. Stations of the Cross

Easter Sunday, April 5:

5:30 p.m. Bates Easter Service

All are welcome to join in the services at the Gomes Chapel. For more information, contact the Multifaith Chaplaincy – lknight@bates.edu or 786-8272.

Services at the local Catholic Churches:

Holy Thursday, April 2: Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper

4:30 p.m. Basilica Church – Liturgy of the Word, Liturgy of the Eucharist, procession to the Chapel. Adoration in the Basilica Chapel until 6:00 pm.
6:30 p.m. Holy Family Church – Liturgy of the Word, Washing of the Feet, Liturgy of the Eucharist. Adoration in the Church until 9:00 pm.

Good Friday, April 3: Celebration of the Lord’s Passion

3:00 p.m. Holy Cross Church AND Holy Family Church – Stations of the Cross
4:30 p.m. Basilica Church – Reading of the Passion, Veneration of the Cross, Communion.
6:30 p.m. Holy Cross Church – Reading of the Passion, Veneration of the Cross, Communion.

Holy Saturday, April 4: Easter Vigil Mass

8:00 p.m. Basilica Church – Service of Light, 5 readings, Baptisms, Renewal of Baptismal Promises, Confirmation, Liturgy of the Eucharist, and First Communion.

Easter Sunday, April 5: Easter Masses

7:00 a.m. Basilica Chapel
8:00 a.m. Basilica Church (Latin Mass)
8:30 a.m. Holy Cross Church
8:30 a.m. Holy Family Church
10:00 a.m. Basilica Church (Led by the Basilica Children’s Choir)
10:30 a.m. Holy Cross Church
11:00 a.m. Holy Family Church (Liturgy of Word adapted for children)
5:00 p.m. Holy Family Church

Website: www.princeofpeace.me
FMI: Wendy.Therrien@portlanddiocese.org

Services at local Protestant Churches

Good Friday, April 3:

Episcopal
12:00 p.m. St. Michaels Auburn and Trinity Lewiston will meet together at Trinity Church, 247 Bates St., Lewiston

United Methodist
7:00 p.m. Auburn United Methodist Church, 439 Park Avenue, Auburn

Easter Sunday, April 5:

Christian Scientist
10:00 a.m. Christian Science Reading Room, 79 Lake St., Auburn, Sunday School at the same hour

Congregational/United Church of Christ
6:30 a.m. Sunrise Service at Festival Park in Auburn, High St. Congregational Church
10:00 a.m. High Street Congregational Church, 106 Pleasant Street, Auburn

Episcopal
10:00 a.m. Trinity Church, 247 Bates St., Lewiston

Methodist
6:00 a.m. Sunrise service, 775 North River River Road
8:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. Easter Service, Auburn United Methodist Church, 439 Park Avenue, Auburn
10:30 a.m. Easter Service, Calvary United Methodist Church, 59 Sabattus Street, Lewiston