Parish Calendar

Monday, May 11
* 7:30pm ~ Good Books in the Rectory

Thursday, May 14
* 12:00pm ~ Friendship Club luncheon at Misericordia

Friday, May 15
* 7:00pm ~ Practice for Sacrament of First Holy Communion

Saturday, May 16
* 10:00am ~ Sacrament of First Holy Communion

Sunday, May 17
* Last Day of CCD (parents should attend)
* 10:30am ~ Youth Mass in the Gym
* 1:00 – 3:00pm ~ W.O.W. event in the balcony
* 2:30pm ~ Sacred Seeds Series at Emanuel Congregation, 5959 N. Sheridan

Monday, May 18
* 7:30pm ~ Poetry Pilgrims in the Rectory

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St. Gertrude – The Sixth Sunday of Easter – May 10, 2015

The weekly bulletin for The Sixth Sunday of Easter - May 10, 2015.

St. Gertrude – The Fifth Sunday of Easter – May 3, 2015

The weekly bulletin for The Fifth Sunday of Easter - May 3, 2015.

St. Gertrude – The Third Sunday of Easter – April 19, 2015

The weekly bulletin for The Third Sunday of Easter - April 19, 2015.

Parish Calendar

Monday, April 20
* 7:30 pm ~ Poetry Pilgrims in the Rectory

Tuesday, April 21
* Market Day online orders due

Saturday, April 25
* Market Day pickup in the NCA cafeteria

Thursday, April 23
* 9:00 am ~ NCA Open House (Primary Campus)

Thursday, April 30
* 9:30am ~ Retired Men’s Group in the Ministry
Center

Saturday, May 2
* NCA Soiree

Saturday, May 9
* 5:00pm ~ Sacrament of Confirmation
(in lieu of 5:00pm Mass)

Saturday, May 16
* 10:00am ~ Sacrament of First Holy Communion

Saturday, June 6
* W.O.W. garage sale
* Noon – 3:00pm ~ Pork-a-Palooza

Friday, June 26
* John Mulder in concert

St. Gertrude – The Second Sunday of Easter – Sunday of Divine Mercy – April 12, 2015

The weekly bulletin for the The Second Sunday of Easter - Sunday of Divine Mercy - April 12, 2015.

Holy Week Schedule

Holy Triduum (The Great Three Days )

Holy Thursday, April 2
7:30pm Liturgy of the Lord’s Supper
Commemorative washing of the disciples’ feet and everyone’s hands
Procession of the Eucharist and Benediction
Eucharist enthroned, altar coverings stripped until the Easter Vigil
Church remains open for solemn visitation through the night

Good Friday, April 3
(Fast and Abstinence)
7:00am Prayer Service in Church, completes our overnight visitation
3:00pm Stations of the Cross
7:30pm Service of the Lord’s Passion
Veneration of the Cross
Holy Communion

Easter Vigil, Saturday, April 4
11:00am Blessing of Easter Food
3:00pm Reconciliation
7:30pm Easter Vigil Mass
Striking of the New Fire
Blessing of the Easter Water
Re-telling the stories of Salvation History
Entrance of Catechumens into full communion with the Catholic Church

Easter Sunday, April 5
Masses at Church: 8:00am, 10:00am, 11:30am
St. Gertrude East: 9:30am (Sheridan & Granville)
Gym: 10:30am, includes Liturgical Dance

There is no 7:30am Mass on Thursday, April 2 or Friday, April 3.

St. Gertrude – Palm Sunday – March 29, 2015

The weekly bulletin for the Palm Sunday - March 29, 2015.

Parish Calendar

Monday, March 23
* 7:00pm ~ Song and Story: a Reflection in Church with Fr. Dom, Mark Teresi, and Mary Clare Barker

Tuesday, March 24
* 7:00pm ~ First Communion Parent Meeting in the Social Hall

Thursday, March 26
* 9:30am ~ Retired Men’s Club in the Ministry Center
* 7:00pm ~ Women’s Club in the Rectory

Friday, March 27
* 2:00pm ~ Stations of the Cross

Palm Sunday, March 29
* 8:00am ~ Liturgy
* 9:30am ~ St. Gertrude East
* 11:00am ~ Combined Liturgy, including the reading of the Passion and the outdoor procession with palms
* No CCD classes

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St. Gertrude – Fifth Sunday of Lent – March 22, 2015

The weekly bulletin for the Fifth Sunday of Lent - March 22, 2015.