Holy Week at Sacred Heart


Below is the calendar of events for Holy Week, April 4 through Easter Sunday, April 9, at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in downtown Cullman.  All services are open to the public, regardless of faith affiliation.

Tuesday, April 4

  • Two Masses, 6:30 a.m. and noon
  • Confessions follow from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. 
  • Extra confessions Tuesday night from 7:15-8:45

Wednesday, April 5

  • English Masses at 6:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., followed by confessions from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m.
  • A Spanish-language Mass will be celebrated from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Holy Thursday, April 6

  • Confessions from noon-1 p.m.
  • Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Last Supper begins at 7 p.m., followed by Adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament until midnight.  At midnight, the Blessed Sacrament will be Reposed signaling Christ’s descent into Hell and the realm of the dead.

Good Friday, April 7

  • Stations of the Cross and the Divine Mercy Chaplet, 2:15 p.m.
  • Celebration of the Passion of the Lord, 3 p.m.
  • Final confessions will be heard from 7-8:45 p.m.

Saturday, April 8

  • Easter Vigil Mass, including Reception of the Elect Adults into the Catholic Church, at 8 p.m.

Easter Sunday, April 9

  • Masses at 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

All services will be accompanied by the Sacred Heart of Jesus choir under the direction of Barry Stoner who is beginning his 30th year of musical ministry with the downtown church.  All are invited to take part in any and all services .

A very Happy and Blessed Easter season to all.

Be sure and mark NEXT Sunday as the Feast of the Divine Mercy of Jesus.