“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