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March 12-13: 24 Hours For the Lord

March 12 @ 8:30 am - March 13 @ 8:30 am

8:30 am March 12 to 8:15 am March 13: Cathedral of St. Joseph in St. Joseph, Mo. Adoration in the main church, confessions in the back of church. Starts after the 8 am Mass March 12 to the beginning of the 8:15 am Mass March 13. Cathedral of St. Joseph: Sign up for an adoration time slot here! Adorers needed!

8:45 am March 12 to 8:15 am March 13: St. Thomas More Parish in Kansas City, Mo.  Adoration in the main church, confessions in the chapel. Starts after the 8:15 am Mass March 12 to the beginning of the 8:15 am Mass March 13. Sign up for an adoration time slot here! Adorers needed!

In response to the 24 Hours for the Lord initiative, the Office of Divine Worship is co-sponsoring 24 hours of adoration and confessions with the Cathedral of St. Joseph in St. Joseph, Mo. and St. Thomas More Parish in Kansas City, Mo.

The 24 Hours for the Lord initiative was first launched in 2014 by the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization.

In his 2018 Lenten message, Pope Francis invited the entire Church to “celebrate the sacrament of Reconciliation in the context of Eucharistic adoration”.

“Lent summons us, and enables us, to come back to the Lord wholeheartedly and in every aspect of our life,” the pontiff said.

“Above all, I urge the members of the Church to take up the Lenten journey with enthusiasm, sustained by almsgiving, fasting and prayer. If, at times, the flame of charity seems to die in our own hearts, know that this is never the case in the heart of God! He constantly gives us a chance to begin loving anew.”

The pope also desired that at least one church in each diocese around the world to remain open for twenty-four consecutive hours, offering an opportunity for both Eucharistic adoration and sacramental confession.

If you are interested in covering an adoration hour sign up online here:

Cathedral of St. Joseph: signup.com/go/vMEnnOr

St. Thomas More: signupgenius.com/go/409084CADA822ABFA7-24hours

PDF: 24 Hours for the Lord flyer (2021)


Resources/Recursos

Examinations of Conscience

How to go to Confession/Como Confesarse

USCCB’s resource page on Confession

Details

Start:
March 12 @ 8:30 am
End:
March 13 @ 8:30 am

Organizer

Office of Divine Worship

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