As a contemporary expression of early Franciscan life, Mt. Irenaeus celebrates prayer, work and leisure daily, open to guests. It is believed that the peace they seek is healing and lasting and “makes all things new.”
The schedule for the services at the Mountain is as follows:
Holy Thursday — April 2 6:30 p.m., Dish to Pass Supper 8:00 p.m., Liturgy of the Lord’s Supper
Good Friday — April 3 12:00 p.m., Simple Soup and Salad Lunch 1:00 p.m., Meditative Walk in the Woods 3:00 p.m., Liturgy of the Passion of the Lord, followed by Silence on the Land and in Chapel
Holy Saturday — April 4 11:00 a.m., Morning Prayer by the Pond 9:00 p.m., Easter Vigil Mass
Easter Sunday — April 5 11:00 a.m., Easter Sunday Mass Followed by Dish to Pass Brunch
For more information about the Franciscan retreat affiliated with St. Bonaventure University, contact the Mountain at (585) 973-2470.
After spring break, St. Bonaventure will host an Easter Mass at 7 p.m. April 12 in the University Chapel, Doyle Hall.
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