Montauk Notes

Community events and milestones


    There will be no morning Mass today, Holy Thursday, at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church.
    Tomorrow, Good Friday, a Stations of the Cross service will be at noon. A celebration of the Lord’s passion will begin at 3 p.m. and at 6 p.m. in Spanish.
    A two-hour Easter vigil will be held on Holy Saturday at 7:30 p.m. It will be a bilingual celebration.
    On Easter Sunday there will be an ecumenical sunrise service at 6 at the concession stand near the Montauk Lighthouse. Back at the church, Masses will be said at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m.
    An Easter egg hunt will take place on the grounds of St. Therese of Lisieux on Sunday after the 10:30 a.m. Mass. Children 10 and under have been asked to have their own baskets with them to collect goodies. Light refreshments will be served.

    The Easter Bunny will be at the Montauk Fire Department on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m., hosted by the Ladies Auxiliary. There will be crafts, cupcake decorating, and lots of photo opportunities for children 2 to 8.

    Paul Monte and Gary Hodgins of Gurney’s Inn will be featured on a reality TV show, “Hotel Impossible,” on Monday at 10 p.m. on the Travel Channel, which on Cablevision is Channel 96.

Community Church Services
    At the Montauk Community Church a supper for Maundy Thursday will start at 6:15 p.m. Worship begins at 7.
    For Good Friday tomorrow, the sanctuary will be open for prayer from noon to 3 p.m. At 7 p.m., a Tenebrae worship service will start.
    The sanctuary will be open on Holy Saturday for prayer and the labyrinth from noon to 3 p.m.
    The church will also be involved in the sunrise ecumenical service at the Lighthouse at 6. Worship in the sanctuary begins at 10 a.m.

    A spring book sale with gifts, jewelry, and decorative home items will be held at the Montauk Library on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Books on all subjects will be sold — paperbacks, too.