Holy Week Mercy Missions


“Go, do not be afraid, and serve: you will experience that the one who evangelizes, receives joy.”

- Pope Francis

April 8-11, 2020


What's This About...

 If you've been ready to share your Catholic faith with others in a dynamic way by ministering to the suffering Christ in the poor and homeless through the corporal and spiritual works of mercy during the days we live his Passion, Death and Resurrection, this is your chance...

MISSION CENTRAL (where to meet, after registration)

Mater Dolorosa Catholic Church Parish Center, 1230 South Carrollton Ave, New Orleans

The Mission Calendar

Wednesday April 8

  • 7:15pm Commissioning Mass @ Mater Dolorosa for all missionaries and their families.
  • 8pm Missionary training and orientation, fellowship + icebreakers
  • 10pm Inter-City Missionary Zoom conference!

Thursday April 9

  • 9am Missionary Commissioning 
  • 9:30 Depart from Mater Dolorosa to Chateau de Notre Dame
  • 11:30 Lunch at Mater Dolorosa
  • 12:30 Depart for The New Orleans Mission
  • 5pm Dinner at parish
  • 7pm  Mass of the Lord's Supper at Mater Dolorosa
  • 8pm Eucharistic Adoration, Operation Gethsemane

Friday April 10

  • 9am Live Way of the Cross, starting at St John the Baptist (1139 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.) ending at Cathedral
  • 3pm Celebration of the Lord's Passion @ Mater Dolorosa
  • 5pm Dinner at parish, training, homeless meal prep
  • 7:30pm Depart on Midnight Run to feed the homeless

Saturday April 11

  • 9:30 Directed Prayer at parish
  • 10am Departure for cemetery
  • 1pm Sreet evangelization / New Orleans Mission 
  • 5pm Dinner at parish, testimonies
  • 8pm Solemn Easter Vigil at Mater Dolorosa. Followed by Alleluia party - all invited!

Donate to the Mission!

We're able to run this mission annually because of generous donations - be a part of this endeavor to bring Christ to many hearts!

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