Easter Triduum

Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday at St. Boniface Martyr Parish.
Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturdaty

The summit of the Liturgical Year is the Easter Triduum—from the evening of Holy Thursday to the evening of Easter Sunday. Though chronologically three days, they are liturgically one day unfolding for us the unity of Christ’s Paschal Mystery. Paschal Triduum 2019 will begin in the evening of Thursday, April 18 & ends in the evening of Sunday, April 21.

April 18: Holy Thursday

9 am Morning Prayer
7:30 pm Solemn Mass of the Lord’s Supper

Adoration at Repository until 10:30 pm
Concludes with 10:30 pm Night Prayer

April 19: Good Friday

9 am Morning Prayer
3 pm Solemn Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion
4:30 – 6:00 pm Confessions
7:30 pm Stations of the Cross

April 20: Holy Saturday

9 am Morning Prayer
11 am-12 pm Confessions
12 pm Blessing of the Food
8 pm The Easter Vigil (no 5 pm Mass)

April 21: Easter SundayMasses at 9 am, 10:30 am, 12 pm

Holy Week and Easter

April 13 – 14: Passion (Palm) Sunday.

Masses: Saturday 5 pm; Sunday: 9 am 10:30 am, 12 pm
Sunday:  7:30 pm Youth Stations of the Cross

April 15: Penance Day,
(Diocesan Day of Reconciliation)
3 pm-9 pm (Individual Confessions)

April 18: Holy Thursday

9 am Morning Prayer
7:30 pm Solemn Mass of the Lord’s Supper

Adoration at Repository until 10:30 pm
Concludes with 10:30 pm Night Prayer

April 19: Good Friday

9 am Morning Prayer
3 pm Solemn Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion
4:30 – 6:00 pm Confessions
7:30 pm Stations of the Cross

April 20: Holy Saturday

9 am Morning Prayer
11 am-12 pm Confessions
12 pm Blessing of the Food
8 pm The Easter Vigil (no 5 pm Mass)

April 21: Easter Sunday. Masses at 9 am, 10:30 am, 12 pm

Parish Lenten Mission

A Parish Lenten Journey with Jesus and Mary

Presented by Tony Belizzi
7:30 pm in the Church
April 8th, 9th and 10th, 2019

Tony Bellizzi is a retreat director, inspirational speaker, professional educator, performance artist, youth minister and prison minister. The Founder and Director of The Hope for the Children Foundation, Tony is also a published author of several books and CDs. Tony is “home grown” having received his M.A. from the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception in Huntington.

An evangelist for forty three years, Tony offers a wide variety of presentations in a simple down to earth style for every age group anywhere in the world and has lead several retreats for St. Ignatius Retreat House and St. Boniface Martyr Parish.

Tony conducts over 500 Spiritual Retreats annually, providing powerful experiences of God’s abundant love and mercy for Catholic Parishes and Schools. Tony’s inspirational retreats open hearts, energizes souls and changes lives by bringing people the Good News of the saving power of a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and participation in the Life of His church.

Enhance your Lenten experience this year by joining us for our Parish Mission, A Parish Lenten Journey with Jesus and Mary at 7:30 pm at St. Boniface Martyr Church. You’ll be glad you did!

  • April 8: Opening up Your Heart to Jesus, Journeying with Our Lord Closer and Deeper than Ever Before.
  • April 9: Journey with Jesus, focusing on the topics and themes surfaced by the parish, plus the Journey with Jesus Guided Meditation Experience
  • April 10: Full of Grace – Mary as model of faith and her apparitions. To learn more about Tony Bellizzi and his many ministry projects, books and CDs, please visit TonyBellizzi.com and HopefortheChildren.org.

Feast of St. Boniface June 9

We are happy to announce that there will be a special celebration of the Feast of St. Boniface on Pentecost Sunday, June 9, at the 10:30 am Family Mass followed by a Reception and Ministry Fair in the Gym!

Please join us as we celebrate our patron saint, St. Boniface Martyr.  There will be food, prizes and fun!

How can you participate in making this parish-wide Celebration a success?

1.  Children in grades 3 through 5  are asked to participate.

A minimum of 20 children is needed. The first meeting and rehearsal for this event will take place on Wednesday, May 8th at 5 pm in the church. If you are interested in participating, please attend this meeting.

2. Parishioners are asked to contribute a dish relative to their own ethnic roots to the St. Boniface Feast Day reception. Sign up sheets will be available in the vestibule in May.

3.  All parishioners are invited to participate in our Ministry Fair, which will be held during the reception in the gym. There will be one row of tables showcasing all of the different ministries our parish has to offer!

For questions contact: Belinda at stbonym@gmail.comor Karen at stbonccd@gmail.com

Christmas Pageant

NativityCome one, come all to celebrate the anniversary of the birth of our Lord,
Jesus Christ at the St. Boniface Martyr Children’s Christmas Pageant on Saturday, December 22 at 6:30pm in the church.

Come sing with us and join us for refreshments after the performance.

Handel’s Messiah Dec 10

The North Shore Chamber Choir and our very own cantors Kathleen Clancy and Christopher Lau will be featured in this beautiful, moving musical performance directed by our very own Jeffrey Schneider. It is truly a wonderful and joyous way to start the Christmas Season. Wine and cheese social follows. Tickets are $25 and are available online or at the door.

Click here to purchase tickets online.

Christmas Around the World

 

Christmas Around the World takes place on Saturday, December 9th, 2017 in the St. Boniface Gym immediately after the 5 pm Mass and tree lighting and blessing of the crèche.

This is a Parish run event where we have Christmas displays and treats from many countries.

Ways you can lend a helping hand:

  • Represent a country by coordinating a table at the event (we have 14 countries already!)
  • Performing a holiday dance or song representing your country
  • Helping to obtain or make raffle baskets and donations for the silent auction
  • Helping at the event like selling tickets for the 50/50 raffle
  • This year we are having a cookie swap booth so we are looking for bakers and people to help run that booth!
  • We need help setting up, during the event and cleaning up afterwards as well!
  • Bring your family & friends to start celebrating the Christmas Season in the most festive way!

For more information or to lend your support, please contact:
Email Belinda at bzbasaca@gmail.com or call/text 516-551-2788.

A Fun, Free, Parish-Run Event with:

Christmas Displays & Treats from Different Countries

Silent Auction & 50/50 Raffle

Live Entertainment & Christmas Carol Sing-Along

Photo Op with Special Mystery Visitors from the North Pole! 

 

The Passion & The Messiah

The North Shore Chamber Choir Returns to St. Boniface

Join us in church for a concert of readings from the Passion of Jesus with selections from Handel’s Messiah as well as the music of Mendelssohn, Bruckner, Franck and others.  Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity for another Lenten observance. The concert begins at 4 pm under the artistic direction our own Jeffrey Schneider. Tickets are $20 and will be on sale after all of the Masses or Click here to purchase online.

 

New Year’s

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Mary, Mother of God
New Year’s Eve, Saturday, December 31
Holy Hour for Peace with Exposition, Adoration and Benediction 3pm – 5pm followed by 5pm Vigil Mass.

Mary, Mother of God
New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1
9am, 10:30am & 12pm.

Blessing of the Crèche and Christmas Tree Lighting

The Horse Knows the WayBlessing of the Crèche , Christmas Tree Lighting, Party and Caroling Saturday, December 12, 2015 6:00pm:  Caroling on a Horse-drawn Wagon, ending with treats, hot cocoa, cookies, Santa and more!