Saint Daniel Catholic Church seeks to  bring to all people the experience of the saving mystery of Christ.  We are gathered to hear and live God's Word, to celebrate the Eucharist, and to grow in faith as we support each other in prayer and service.  

At this site you may learn more about our church and our faith, and obtain information about the history, ministries, and the congregational work of our church.  Be sure to visit our news pages and event calendar, and read Mons. Yennock's homilies and blogs.  If you have questions or comments, please share them on the Contact page.   May God bless you in all your daily activities.

CONFESSIONS FOR HOLY WEEK

Monday March 30 - 7:30 am; 11:30 am; 4 to 7 pm

Tuesday March 31 - 7:30 am; 11:30 am

Wednesday April 1 - 7:30 am; 11:30 am

Thursday April 2 - 9:00 to 10:00 pm

Friday April 3 - 10:30 to 11:30 am & following the 7 pm Stations of the Cross

Saturday April 4 - 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.

PLEASE NOTE:  Parking is permissible only in certain areas at the Shopping Plaza next to Saint Daniels, designated by white stripping.  A visual diagram of permissible parking is on the page Parking in the mall.  Click on it, or click here.

Holy Week Schedule

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament - 7:00 - 11:00 p.m.  Please arrange for your family to watch for at least one-
half hour. This is the day when we commemorate the Last
 Supper, the Institution of the Holy Eucharist and Holy 
Orders, and the Agony of Jesus in the Garden of 
Gethsemane. Blessed Sacrament Chapel will be closed
 Thursday 4:00 p.m. to Saturday at 10:00 p.m.

GOOD FRIDAY (April 3) - Solemn Liturgical Service - 12:30 p.m. On this day of
 our Lord’s suffering and death on the cross, the Church
 does not celebrate Mass. The Solemn Liturgical Service
 consists of the Liturgy of the Word, including the reading 
of the Passion, General Intercessions, Veneration of the
Cross and Holy Communion. All altar servers are asked
 to be present. A screening of “The Passion of the Christ”
in Fr. Lyons Hall will follow.

March at Planned Parenthood - 12:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Stations of the Cross - 7:00 p.m. A screening of “The
Passion of the Christ” in Fr. Lyons Hall will follow.

HOLY SATURDAY (April 4) - Blessing of Easter Food - 12:30 p.m. All those families
 who cherish the custom of blessing of Easter food, may
bring their food to the Church on Holy Saturday afternoon.
Put food basket near the altar rail.

Easter Vigil - 8:00 p.m. (NO 4:30 p.m. Mass) Blessings
 of New Fire, Paschal Candle, and Baptismal Water;
Renewal of Baptismal Promises. This vigil on Holy
Saturday prepares us for the Resurrection of Jesus.

RESURRECTION OF THE LORD (April 5) - Solemnity of the Resurrection of Jesus ChristMasses: 8:00,10:00 and 12:00 Noon

Events

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St Daniel Online Donation

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Blog Summary

Pope Francis: CELEBRATION OF PALM SUNDAY OF THE PASSION OF THE LORD

CELEBRATION OF PALM SUNDAY OF THE PASSION OF THE LORD HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS ... Read More »

Easter Passion: Arrest, Trial, & Sentence

ARREST, TRIAL, AND SENTENCE

After the Passover supper, Jesus took his disciples to a
place ... Read More »

Chris Cuomo: ‘Our Rights Do Not Come From God’

Chris Cuomo: ‘Our Rights Do Not Come From God’

“...the rights of man come ... Read More »

Mass Times

MASS SCHEDULE
Sunday: 8:00, 10:00,12:00 noon
Vigil Saturday: 4:30 p.m.
Weekdays: 6:50 a.m., 12:10 p.m.
Holy Days: 6:50, 12:10 p.m., 7 pm.; Vigil at 5:15 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am, 4:30 pm

SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION
Wednesday & Friday: 11:30 a.m.-12 noon
Saturday: 3:15-4:15 p.m. & after 4:30 p.m. Mass
Holy Day Vigil: 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Anytime by Request

“The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works. ” St. Augustine

Today's readings

Click here for today's readings  (goes to another website)

Remembering Families

Daily Mass We ask a member from each family to attend daily Mass for one week. This week’s families:  Mark & Tina Bielak, William & Cynthia Biglin, and Steven & Laura Bigness. 

Around the Diocese

Confessions at Franciscan Place (in Destiny USA Mall) Mondays from 10 a.m. - Noon and 2-4 p.m.; Tuesdays 2-4 p.m.; Wednesdays 2-4 p.m. and 7-8 p.m.; Thursdays 10 a.m. - Noon and 2-4 p.m.; Fridays 2-4 p.m.; and Saturdays 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Click here for other events around the diocese

Staff

Opportunities for Lent

Ashes On My Forehead remind me of who I am, where I came from, and where I am going.  God my creator made me from the ashes of the earth. I depend on Him for everything. I am headed back to him on his terms. My body will last for 70 or 80 years. This is a sign that if is a temporary possession. My body is on loan from God for a time. My body will go back to ashes. Without my body, I cannot hold on to any of my possessions. When 1 die, all my possessions will be given away.
Ashes on my forehead remind me that riches stored up in heaven do more good than riches stored up here. Ashes on my forehead remind me it is time for almsgiving.

Ashes On My Forehead remind me that I am a sinner. I do not have to go down in defeat because I am a sinner. As a sinner, I am a potential saint. Ashes on my forehead are a sign that Lent has begun and the Lord is inviting me to change my life. As a potential saint, 1 am ready for conversion; ashes on my forehead remind me that I need confession. 

Ashes On My Forehead remind me of death, but that does not make me sad or glum. Jesus tells me in the gospel that when I pray, fast, and give alms 1 can still be joyful because Jesus overcame death by His resurrection. The cross on my forehead on Ash Wednesday is a reminder that Lam on my way to the resurrection of Jesus through the cross of Jesus.

SPRING BIBLE STUDY:  Begins the week of February 15th. The topic is Acts: The Good News of the Holy Spirit.
The Acts of the Apostles is the stoiy of the birth of the Church. In Acts Jesus departs, the
Spirit descends, and a dynamic new faith is born. We discover that the greatest acts of the
apostles are actually a result of the work of the Holy Spirit—the conversions of hearts and
lives everywhere. Please call Paul Loman or Cindy Hoosock in the School of Religion
Office (454-3639) to join a group (meeting times on page 2) or find out how to start one
of your own.

STATIONS OF THE CROSS & BENEDICTION:  Every Friday at 7:00 p.m., followed by a movie.

DAILY MASS:  Monday - Friday; 6:50 a.m. & 12:10 p.m.; and Saturday 8:00 a.m.

ROSARY:  Each weekday after 6:50 a.m. Mass and before 12:10 p.m. Mass
Before 8:00 a.m. Mass on Saturday and Sunday

PERPETUAL ADORATION:  Visit Our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament for one hour anytime of the day or night.  Call 455-1233if you wish to sign up for a permanent hour.

OPERATION RICE BOWL  Rice Bowls for Catholic Relief Services are at the entrance of the Church. We encourage
you to participate as a family.

OUR LENTEN PENANCE SERVICE:  Sunday, March 8 - 4:30 p.m. (many priests will be available.)

OUR SICK AND ELDERLY:  If there is any person who is unable to get to church and would like to receive
Holy Communion at home, please call the rectory at 454-4946.

LENTEN REGULATIONS:  Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are days of fast and abstinence. Catholics 14 years of
age and older are bound to abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday and the Fridays of Lent.
Catholics age 18 to 59 are bound to the law of fasting (“The law of fasting allows only
one full meal a day, but does not prohibit taking some food in the morning and evening,
observing - as far as quantity are concerned - approved local custom.” Apostolic
Constitution Poenitemini, 1966)

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