Holy Week Schedule 2015

Event Day / Date Time
Confession Dates / Times Tuesday, March 31 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; 4:30 p.m. – 6:0 p.m.; 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 1 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; 4:30 p.m. – 6:0 p.m.; 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
 Holy Thursday  Thursday, April 2  Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 7:00 p.m.
Good Friday Friday, April 3 Divine Mercy Chaplet at 3:00 p.m.
Stations of the Cross at 3:15 p.m.
Celebration of the Lord’s Passion at 7:00 p.m.
Holy Saturday Saturday, April 4 Blessing of Easter Food at 1:00 p.m.
Easter Vigil at 8:00 p.m.
Easter Sunday Sunday, April 5 7:30 a.m.; 9:00 a.m. (gym); 9:00 a.m. (church); 11:00 a.m.; 12:30 p.m.
NO 5:00 p.m. MASS

Rice Bowl Reminder

Our community will change lives this Easter Season, and CRS Rice Bowl wants to say THANK YOU!!!

Don’t forget to turn in your CRS Rice Bowl to the Parish Office this Easter week so we can start helping the less fortunate.

Parish Council / School Board Applications

Elections to the Parish Council and School Board are scheduled for May 2nd and 3rd. Any parishioner who is at least 18 years old and has been an envelope holder for at least a year is eligible to be a candidate. Both the Parish Council and School Board meet once a month, September through May. You can pick up an application in the Narthex, at the parish office or school office, or click the download link below.

Applications are due by April 23rd. Please consider applying as it is an excellent way to serve and participate in the parish / school.

Parish / School Board Application Form

Prayers of the Faithful – Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion (B)

For all the Catholic Faithful

May Holy Week bring about true conversion and a commitment to live the faith no matter what the personal cost… We pray to the Lord.

For World Leaders

May they reflect the sovereignty of Christ as they work to respect life by eliminating the unnecessary suffering from their countries… We pray to the Lord.

For those in Our Parish Preparing to Enter the Church this Easter Vigil

May all be protected from evil and grow together with all of us in holiness and sanctity… We pray to the Lord.

For those in Our Parish and throughout the world who are suffering

May they encounter the Lord’s healing touch in a unique way as this Holy Week begins… We pray to the Lord.

For all who serve in the military, especially those who are engaged in battle

May the Lord keep them safe and return them home to us quickly… We pray to the Lord.

Mary Our Queen Squires – A Young Helping Hand

MOQ Squires 6th, 7th and 8th grade young men are looking for ways to lend a helping hand. Are you a parishioner of MOQ needing some help with light house maintenance or repair? Maybe you need someone to help you run an errand or you’re just looking to find someone to share some homemade cookies and good conversation? The MOQ Squires are fine young men looking for an opportunity to sere. Activities are always adult supervised.

Please contact Ethan Slavin at (402) 330-0567 or (402) 669-8896.

Commemorative Cookbook

The Home and School Association is putting together a commemorative cookbook to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Mary Our Queen School. We’re asking each family to help us by submitting a recipe for one of their favorite dishes. We’re also looking for some recipes from less traditional categories such as gluten free, vegetarian, heart healthy, etc. There is a collection box in the Narthex or you can send to the parish office labeled “recipe”.

Ministry Schedules Now Available

The 2nd Quarter 2015 (April, May, and June) Ministry Schedule was sent to all the Lectors, EMHCS, and Altar Servers. A few paper copies were put in the Usher room for ministers who do not have internet access. Please review the schedule to see if there are any errors. Contact Paul Kielian (402) 334-0196 or Renee Spicka (402) 333-8231 ext 1210 for assistance.

Senior High Mission Trip

The Senior High Youth Group is spending June 11-15 in Denver, CO for a mission trip – working directly with the homeless of Denver in a partnership with Christ in the city! Attendance cost is $300.00 / person with a $50.00 deposit due Monday, April 6th to the Office of Youth Ministry (located in the parish office building). Please make checks payable to Mary Our Queen Youth Ministry.

The first 5 to sign up can get a ride with Mr. C and another adult parish youth leader. To sign up contact Mr. C at (402) 333-8231 ext 1207 or send him an email.

We will hold an information meeting on Sunday, March 29th after the 12:30 Mass (location TBA) and deposits are welcome at that time.

This is for youth enter their 2015-2016 freshman year thru 2014-2015 graduating seniors.

School News: Math Contest

Josh Gromowsky, Zach Kowal, Jordan Fett, Sam Heffron, Riley Goddard, and James Chapman represented Mary Our Queen at the Creighton Prep Math Contest held on March 14th. Zach Kowal and Josh Gromowsky placed 1st in the Leap Frog Round and Josh placed 2nd on the Individual Test. Congratulations!