NO MASS 8 AM SATURDAY OR 7:15 AM SUNDAY
There will be no Mass at 8:00 A.M. on Holy Saturday, nor at 7:15 A.M. on Easter Sunday. Please see our website for the Holy Week & Easter Mass schedule.
SATURDAY MASS FULFILLS SUNDAY OBLIGATION
Holy Saturday’s Mass at 10 P.M. will be the Easter Vigil & fulfills the Sunday obligation.
EASTER EGG BLESSING
Easter eggs will be blessed following the 8:45 A.M. Mass in Naples and 2:15 P.M. Mass in Fort Myers on Easter Sunday.
BLESSING OF ST. THOMAS’ CORDS
There will be a blessing of the St. Thomas’ cords for those who received one following the 8:45 A.M. Mass on Palm Sunday. If you are unable to attend, please contact Fr. Romanoski or Fr. Passo to have your cord blessed another time.
NO CLASSES ON SATURDAY
There will be no classes this coming Saturday, Mar. 31 in preparation for Easter. They will resume in April.
HOLY WEEK COLLECTION
We hope many newcomers will join us this Holy Week to experience the traditional Latin Mass. The second collection this week is an opportunity to help cover the additional costs associated with Holy Week Services.
MONDAYS FOR LIFE & MATT BRITON VISITING
Please join our weekly “Mondays for Life” prayer vigils each Monday from 9 to 10 A.M., outside of the Naples Planned Parenthood at 1425 Creech Road. Our priests will lead us in the Rosary as we pray for babies at risk of abortion, their mothers, and all people who impact the lives of these innocent victims.
This Monday: Matt Britton, Chairman of the Board and General Counsel for 40 Days for Life (international) will be on the sidewalk outside Naples Planned Parenthood to speak with those who assemble to pray and give public witness on abortion day in Naples.
GOOD FRIDAY FASTING & ABSTINENCE
Good Friday is an obligatory day of fasting & abstinence for Catholics. For members of the Latin Catholic Church, the norms on fasting are obligatory from age 18 to 59. When fasting, a person is permitted to eat one full meal, as well as two smaller meals that together do not equal a full meal. The norms concerning abstinence from meat are binding upon members of the Latin Catholic Church from a ge 14 onwards.
FSSP MONTHLY MISSIVE
Sign up for the FSSP Monthly Missive, which contains all the top stories from the past month, a sneak peek at the upcoming Memento newsletter, and more. Visit FSSP.com/the-missive/ for more details and to sign up.
WELCOME SEMINARIAN NICHOLAS EICHMAN FSSP
We welcome Mr. Nicholas Eichman FSSP, who will be with us to help with Holy Week ceremonies. He is a brother of our Fr. Gregory Eichman FSSP, and is currently in our seminary with two other brothers. Please keep him in your prayers that he may become a holy priest.
OFFERTORY & BUILDING FUND UPDATE
Feb. Offertory Collection: $13,925
Feb. Building Fund Contributions: $5,587
Building Fund Total: $163,338
Building fund total as of Feb. 27th, 2018. The majority of this is from the excess monies in the Christ the King, Sarasota Building Fund and the generous giving of “SWFL Latin Mass Community.”
LENTEN STATIONS OF THE CROSS
Please join us in the chapel at St. Agnes from 6:00 P.M. to 6:30 P.M. every Friday in Lent after the 5:15 P.M. Mass for Stations of the Cross.
THE CONFRATERNITY OF ST. PETER
The Confraternity of St. Peter is a sodality of members who wish to unite themselves to the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter and aid in the work of our fraternity, primarily by their prayers. You can learn more and enroll yourself at: fssp.com/enroll-in-the-confraternity/.
PLENARY INDULGENCE ON FRIDAYS IN LENT
Under the typical conditions, the recitation of the “Prayer before a Crucifix”, when said after receiving communion, gains a plenary indulgence.
Look down upon me, good and gentle Jesus, while before Thy face I humbly kneel and, with burning soul, pray and beseech Thee to fix deep in my heart lively sentiments of faith, hope and charity; true contrition for my sins, and a firm purpose of amendment. While I contemplate, with great love and tender pity, Thy five most precious wounds, pondering over them within me and calling to mind the words which David, Thy prophet, said of Thee, my Jesus: They have pierced My hands and My feet, they have numbered all My bones. Amen.
YOUNG ADULTS: THIS IS FOR YOU
The St. Francis Xavier Mission Trip began in 2010 with the intent of providing an opportunity for young people from apostolates of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter to participate in missionary experience. Please visit SFXMission.com for more info about upcoming mission trips to Peru, Dominican Republic, and Mexico.
SPIRITUAL HIGHLIGHTS OF FRANCE TRADITIONAL CATHOLIC PILGRIMAGE
Fr. Garrick Huang, FSSP will be leading this 9-day pilgrimage in May, 2018. Highlights include a stay at the traditional Benedictine Fontgombault Abbey, visits to Nevers and Ars to see the incorrupt remains of St. Bernadette of Lourdes and St. John Vianney, a stay in the Alps at La Salette where Our Lady appeared to shepherd children and a visit to Paray-le-Monial, where the Sacred Heart of Jesus appeared to St. Margaret Mary. Contact John or Natalie for more information at 1-800-675-9088 or by email at [email protected].
DONUTS AND COFFEE
There will be donuts and co ee a er every 8:45 A.M. Mass in front of the main St. Agnes church. Please join us and the St. Agnes parishioners for conversation and refreshments.
CATECHESIS IN SPANISH
Each Wednesday, starting this week, catechesis in Spanish will be offered after the 5:15 P.M. mass from 6:00 - 6:45 P.M.
CATEQUESIS EN ESPAÑOL
Habrá una plática de catequesis en español este miercoles después de la misa (6:00 a 6:45 P.M.).
CHAPEL COMMUNITY GROUPS
- Men’s Group
- Ladies’ Group
- Young Adults’ Group
- Adult Catechesis
- Men’s Schola
- Boys’ Schola
- Women’s Schola
- Girls’ Schola
- Mixed Choir
- Acolyte Training
For more information about these groups, view our up-to-date event calendar and sign up for email alerts about any groups that interest you.
BECOME A PARISHIONER
You can now register as a parishioner of Corpus Christi Chapel using the paper forms which are available at the back of the chapel, or can be downloaded to print here, and may be submitted to the office at St. Agnes. Online registration will be available soon. If you were registered at Christ the King, your records may have been transferred already.
OFFERTORY & BUILDING FUNDS
Online donations, both one-time and recurring, are now available at CorpusChristiFSSP.com/donate. Checks should be made out to Corpus Christi Chapel and sent to 7775 Vanderbilt Beach Rd. Naples, FL 34120. If you have general questions regarding giving, please contact Diane via email. If you wish to transfer your automatic giving from Christ the King Parish you will need to end it by contacting them, and sign up with Corpus Christi Chapel. Unfortunately, it is not possible to automatically move your recurring donations.