St. Bernard Parish
547 Elm Street
Rockport, IN 47635
St Bernard Church in Rockport, Indiana
St. Bernard Catholic Church in Rockport, Indiana

40 Hours Devotion Schedule for Closing the Year of Mercy

Thursday, November 17th at St. Martin I Parish, St. John Chrysostom Campus:

  • Opening Mass at 6:00 pm
  • Procession around church with Blessed Sacrament in the Monstrance
  • Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
  • Monstrance is left on Altar, Adoration begins. Depart in silence.
  • After Mass – Reconciliation – Fr. Ron (Adoration continues)
  • 7:30 pm – Night Prayer – Deacon Mike
  • Adoration continues until Midnight at St. John Chrysostom

Midnight Thursday Night to 8:00 am Friday at St. Martin I Parish, St. Martin Campus:

  • Midnight – Adoration begins at St. Martin.
  • 6:00 am – Morning Prayer – Deacon Mike
  • Adoration continues at St. Martin until 8:00 am. Friday
  • 8:00 am – The Blessed Sacrament is transferred from St. Martin to St. Bernard – Deacon Bill

Friday, November 18th at St. Bernard Parish:

  • 8:00 am Mass
  • At the conclusion of Mass the Blessed Sacrament is transferred from Martin and placed in the Monstrance at St. Bernard.
  • Eucharistic procession around the outside of the church and school and back in to the Altar
  • Monstrance is left on the Altar, Adoration begins. Depart in silence.
  • Adoration continues at St. Bernard Church
  • 11 am – Daytime Prayer – Deacon Bill
  • 2 pm – Divine Mercy Chaplet – Lead by School Children
  • 5 pm – Evening Prayer – Deacon Mike
  • 6:00 pm – Reconciliation – Father Jean Vogler
  • Adoration continues all night at St. Bernard

Saturday, November 19th at St. Bernard Parish:

  • 9:00 am – Morning Prayer – Deacon Bill
  • 9:30 am – Reconciliation – Fr. Jack Durchholz
  • 11:00 am – Recitation of the Rosary – Carolyn
  • 1 pm – Daytime Prayer – Father Ron – Followed by Reconciliation
  • 3 pm – Liturgy of the Word Service – Deacon John
  • 5 pm – 40 Hours Closing with Procession, Benediction and Vigil Mass– Feast of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe
  • Cluster Parish Reception in St. Bernard School Gym following Mass
St. Bernard Parish • 547 Elm Street • Rockport, IN 47635 • 812-649-4811
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