“To those devoted to My Sacred Heart, I will be their refuge in life and especially in death.” (Jesus to St. Margaret Mary Alacoque)

This all-night vigil is held every first Friday and First Saturday of each month in St. Therese Church.  It begins with Holy Mass at 7:30 p.m. on Friday evening and concludes with Benediction at 5:45 a.m., followed by the 6:00 a.m. Mass on First Saturday morning. 

One of the Carmelite Fathers celebrates the Mass and gives the conference at 9:00 p.m.  The Alliance of the Two Hearts conducts the prayers which are held throughout the night.  Light refreshments are available outside the church during the breaks. 

Remaining dates for 2013 are: May 3/4, June 7/8, July 4/5, August 2/3, September 6/7, October 4/5, November 1/2, and December 6/7.

The full schedule is as follows:

 7:30 p.m.  Holy Mass for First Friday

 8:30 p.m.  Exposition/Adoration

 9:00 p.m.  Conference/Talk

10:00 p.m.  Break

10:30 p.m.  Nine Offices of the Alliance of Two Hearts

  1:00 a.m.  Break

  1:30 a.m.  Office of the Immaculate Heart

  2:00 a.m.  Silent Meditation

  3:00 a.m.  Divine Mercy Chaplet

  4:00 a.m.  Prayers for Priests/Vocations

  5:45 a.m.  Benediction

  6:00 a.m.  Holy Mass for First Saturday