Lent Recollection in Sanford with Fr. John McFarland

March 07 - March 08, 2020
St. Thomas More Church, Sanford, FL

Come and listen to Fr. John McFarland as he will preach on 'Our Sufferings and the Cross of Christ'.

Lent is the time we are meant to deepen our love and wonder at the mystery of the Redemption. It is during the Holy Week in particular that the Church invites us to contemplate this great mystery of the Cross and our union to Christ sufferings.


Saturday, March 7

7:30am    Meditation & Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament
8:30am    Mass with sermon | Confessions
9:00am    Breakfast
9:30am    Conference in the church
10:30am  Stations of the Cross | Confessions
11:15am  Conference in the church

Sunday, March 8

7:00am    Confessions
7:30am    Sung Mass with sermon (Fr. McFarland)
9:00am    Conference in the church | Confessions
9:30am    High Mass with sermon (Fr. McFarland)
11:15am  Conference in the church
11:30am  Confessions
12:00pm  Mass

                Potluck Lunch
3:00pm   Vespers & Benediction

St. Thomas More Church - 550 Riverview Ave - Sanford, FL
(407) 872-1007
email: [email protected]

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Fr. John Mark McFarland attended Pope John Paul II High School in Boca Raton, Florida. Following his graduation, Fr. McFarland attended the University of Maryland where he got a degree in history. In September 2004, he attended his first Latin Mass which lead him to enter the seminary in the fall of 2006.
He was ordained in 2012, and was assigned to St. Mary's Academy in Kansas, where he has spent 5 years in the Academy teaching, and assisting with parish duties.
In 2017, he was assigned Prior of Our Lady of Sorrows Church and Priory in Phoenix, Arizona.