FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Theresa Carson
April 7, 2017 (847) 412-1606
Divine Word Missionaries invite all to Holy Week liturgies
Techny, Ill. — From Montreal to Montserrat, Divine Word Missionaries open doors to all who wish to take part in Holy Week ceremonies. Although not a parish, the Chapel of the Holy Spirit at Techny Towers Conference and Retreat Center north of Chicago also will offer services for Holy Week, Solemn Triduum and Easter. The holiday schedule in the chapel is as follows:
Palm Sunday, April 9
Blessing of the Palms and Mass at 10 a.m.
Monday through Wednesday, April 10 - 12
Daily Mass at 5 p.m.
Holy Thursday, April 13
Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 5 p.m.
Good Friday, April 14
Veneration of the Cross at 5 p.m.
Holy Saturday, April 15
Blessing of the Baskets in Polish at 1:30 p.m.
(Please note there will be no Easter Vigil service at the Chapel of the Holy Spirit.)
Easter Sunday, April 16
Easter Sunday Mass at 10 a.m.
Mass is offered year-round at the Chapel of the Holy Spirit each Sunday at 10 a.m. and Monday through Thursday at 5 p.m. To find an SVD parish in another part of North America, go to divineword.org > About Us > What We Do > Parishes by District.
Techny Towers Conference and Retreat Center is a ministry of the Society of the Divine Word, a Catholic religious community of more than 6,000 priests and brothers serving in more than 70 countries around the world. It is located at 2001 Waukegan Rd., Techny (Northbrook), Ill. For directions or more information about the center or the Mass schedule, please call (847) 272-1100.