Sacraments & Occasions
Monday: 9:00am St. Gerard Majella
Tuesday: 9:00am St. Gerard Majella (Prayer Service)
Wednesday: 9:00am St. John the Evangelist
Thursday: 9:00am St. John the Evangelist
Friday: 9:00am St. John the Evangelist
Saturday: 4:00pm St. Gerard Majella and St. John the Evangelist
Sunday: 8:30am, 10:30am & 6pm - St. Gerard Majella
7:30am, 9:30am & 11:30am - St. John the Evangelist
Holy Days of Obligation
In addition to every Sunday, the days to be observed as holy days of obligation in the Latin rite arch/dioceses of the United States of America include the following solemnities: Mary, Mother of God (January 1); the Ascension of the Lord (Forty Days after Easter); the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (August 15); All Saints (November 1); Nativity of the Lord [Christmas] (December 25).
Whenever January 1, the solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God; or August 15, the solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin; or November 1, the solemnity of All Saints falls on a Saturday or on a Monday, the obligation to attend Mass is lifted. The faithful, however, are encouraged to attend Mass on those days.
Holy Days of Obligation 2020
Wednesday, January 1 Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God IS a holy day of obligation.
Thursday, May 21 Ascension Thursday IS a holy day of obligation.
Saturday, August 15 Solemnity of the Assumption IS NOT a holy day of obligation.
Sunday, November 1 Solemnity of all Saints IS a holy day of obligation.
Tuesday, December 8 Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception IS a holy day of obligation.
Friday, December 25 Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord [Christmas] IS ALWAYS a holy day of obligation.
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION
St. Gerard—Saturdays: 3:15-3:45 p.m.
St. John—Saturdays: 3:00-3:45 p.m.
SACRAMENT OF MARRIAGE Arrangements should be made six months in advance. Please contact the Parish office directly.
SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM
St. Gerard—2nd Sunday of the month at 1 p.m.
St. John—1st Sunday of the month at 2 p.m.
EXPOSITION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT
St. Gerard—Tuesdays from 9:30 a.m. until noon
St. Gerard—Mondays & Tuesdays at 8:30 a.m. before Mass and Monday evenings at 7:30
St. John—Wednesday, Thursdays & Fridays at 8:30 a.m. before Mass
MASS & PRAYER MEETING
St. Gerard—1st & Last Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m.
St. Gerard—Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. in Church Hall
St. John—Fridays at 7:30 p.m.
Inclement Weather and Daily Mass
For the safety of all, if the Canton Public Schools are cancelled due to weather related issues, there will be no 9:00am Mass.
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