Lent/Easter 2021

In accordance with all state, local & Archdiocese of Detroit coronavirus precautions, please wear a mask and social distance at all parish activities.

Stations of the Cross

Fridays during Lent at 7:00 pm in the Church
February 19, 26
March 5, 12, 19, 26
April 5 (Good Friday) at 12:00 pm; Immediately followed by Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion

Cherished Women’s Retreat

Our Cherished Women’s Retreat will be on Monday, March 8th in the Church from 7-8:30 pm. Details to come soon!

Lenten Retreat for Men

Save the date: Monday, March 15th from 7:00 – 8:30 pm. Details to come soon!

Easter Food Service Project

We will be delivering an Easter meals to 50 local families in need this Lent! To find out about how you can help with donations or to help with deliveries, please see here for details.

Lenten Confession Opportunities

Tuesdays at 6:00 pm in the church or by appointment (248) 689-8380.

Confession will also be available on Ash Wednesday (February 17) in Meeting Room B (enter through the church doors):
7:15 am-9:15 am; 10:30 am-12:00 pm; 12:30 pm-4:30 pm; 5:15 pm-6:45 pm and also after the 7:00 pm Mass.

Additional Confession opportunities (in the church):
Monday, March 15 at 6:00 pm
Tuesday, March 16 at 6:00 pm
Wednesday, March 17 at 12:00 pm (noon)
Thursday, March 18 at 6:00 pm
Friday, March 19 at 6:00 pm

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Palm Sunday Masses, Weekend of March 27/28

Saturday, March 27 at 4:00 pm
Sunday, March 28 at 9:00 am, 12:00 pm, 5:00 pm
Reservations for Mass will be required when they become available.
Masses will also be livestreamed on our St. Anastasia YouTube channel.

Mass of the Lord’s Supper (Holy Thursday), April 1

7:00 pm; Reservations for Mass will be required and will be available after 10 am on March 15 here.
Altar of Repose immediately following Mass in the Davidson Center until 12 midnight.
Mass will also be livestreamed on our St. Anastasia YouTube channel.
There will be no Outdoor Eucharistic Adoration on Holy Thursday.

Good Friday, April 2

Stations of the Cross will be held in the Church at 12:00 pm immediately followed by Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion.

There will be no Outdoor Eucharistic Adoration on Good Friday.

Parish Offices close at noon and will reopen on Monday, April 12 at 9 am.

Holy Saturday, Saturday, April 3

11:00 am – Blessing of the Easter food in church.

Easter Vigil Mass, Saturday, April 3

8:00 pm; Reservations for Mass will be required will become available after 10 am on Monday, March 15 here.
Mass will also be livestreamed on our St. Anastasia YouTube channel.
(The livestream will start once people move from outside to the inside of the church)

Easter Day Masses, Sunday, April 4

9:00 am and 12:00 pm
Reservations for Mass will be required when they become available after 10 am on Monday, March 15 – Reservations for 9:00 am here or 12:00 pm here.
Masses will also be livestreamed on our St. Anastasia YouTube channel.
(There will not be a 5 pm Mass on Easter)

Our normal Mass schedule will resume the week after Easter.

Weekly Offertory or Easter Donation

Please visit our secure, online portal.

Outdoor Eucharistic Adoration

Eucharistic Adoration will end with Benediction on the Wednesday of Holy Week (March 31) at 7:00 pm. We will resume on Monday, April 12 at 9:00 am.

Parish Office Hours

Parish Offices will be closed on Good Friday (April 2) at 12 noon and will reopen on Monday, April 12 at 9 am.

If you have an emergency, please call our Parish Office at (248) 689-8380 and follow the prompts.
Your call will be returned.

Snow or Inclement Weather Policy

Check our policy here.

What is Lent all about? Why do Christians receive ashes on Ash Wednesday? Why 40 days? Watch this quick (3 min) video from Busted Halo to find out more.

Past Lenten Activities

Ash Wednesday, February 17

Mass (with ashes)
9:30 am & 7:00 pm; Reservations for Mass will be required. You can make a Mass Reservation anytime after 10 am on Wednesday, February 10th .
Masses will also be livestreamed on our St. Anastasia YouTube channel.
If livestreaming Mass from the parking lot, ashes will be available at the church doors.

Prayer service with ashes (about 15 minutes)
7:00 am; 12:15 pm; 4:45 pm (no reservation needed)

At the direction of the Archdiocese of Detroit, due to COVID concerns, we are not able to provide ashes to be taken out of the building.

Confession
Will be available on Ash Wednesday in Meeting Room B (enter through the church doors):
7:15 am-9:15 am; 10:30 am-12:00 pm; 12:30 pm-4:30 pm; 5:15 pm-6:45 pm and also after the 7:00 pm Mass.

All activities subject to change with or without notice.