Faith in Every Child
St. Bernard Catholic School
207 N 6th Street
Rockport, IN 47635

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
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