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Lent

Celebrating the Paschal Mystery

The Paschal Cycle comprises three distinct periods: 

  1. Lent, which is the time of preparation
  2. Holy week with the Sacred Triduum
  3. Easter Tide which is a time of great celebration ending with Pentecost

During Lent we focus on:

  1. the celebration of the mystery of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ
  2. and our incorporation in this mystery by virtue of our baptism.

For a complete list of Lenten offerings including liturgies, learning and outreach opportunities, visit our Events Calendar and check the box for "Lent" in the filter.

Lenten Liturgies

In addition to the regularly scheduled celebration of the Eucharist on Sundays and weekdays the liturgical schedule during Lent comprises:

  • Ash Wednesday, marks the beginning of Lent. We have the Imposition of the Ashes at all Masses as a reminder that we are to repent and model our lives after that of Jesus.
    • 7:00am: Eucharist and imposition of Ashes
    • Noon:     Eucharist and imposition of Ashes
    • 5:30pm: Eucharist and imposition of Ashes
    • 6:30pm: Soup Supper in Teresa of Calcutta Hall
    • 7:30pm: Eucharist and imposition of Ashes
  • Morning Prayer on Tuesday and Thursday
  • Evening Prayer on Sunday 
  • Stations of the Cross Fridays of Lent
  • Taizé prayer with the opportunity for individual celebration of the Sacrament of Reconciliation
  • Sacrament of Reconciliation
  • Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick

 

Upcoming Events

Revolution of Love and Tenderness
Feb 18
2020
Tuesday
at
6:00 PM
Join us for Lenten series examining the complexities of racism. This series will examine the historical, economic, cultural, and institutional systems of racism and explore varying approaches to...
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Feb 28
2020
Friday
at
7:00 PM
Stations of the Cross are celebrated in The Basilica church.
Angel originally from College of Saint Benedict Chapel
Mar 1
2020
Sunday
at
3:00 PM
Evening Prayer will be celebrated in The Basilica choir stalls located directly behind the high altar.Musical Ensemble: The Basilica Schola Cantorum
Angel originally from College of Saint Benedict Chapel
Mar 3
2020
Tuesday
at
9:15 AM
Morning Prayer is celebrated in The Basilica choir stall located directly behind the high altar.
Revolution of Love and Tenderness
Mar 3
2020
Tuesday
at
6:00 PM
Join us for Lenten series examining the complexities of racism. This series will examine the historical, economic, cultural, and institutional systems of racism and explore varying approaches to...
Register
Mar 6
2020
Friday
at
7:00 PM
Stations of the Cross are celebrated in The Basilica church.
Angel originally from College of Saint Benedict Chapel
Mar 8
2020
Sunday
at
3:00 PM
Evening Prayer will be celebrated in The Basilica choir stalls located directly behind the high altar.Musical Ensemble: The Basilica Schola Cantorum
Angel originally from College of Saint Benedict Chapel
Mar 10
2020
Tuesday
at
9:15 AM
Morning Prayer is celebrated in The Basilica choir stall located directly behind the high altar.
Revolution of Love and Tenderness
Mar 10
2020
Tuesday
at
6:00 PM
Join us for Lenten series examining the complexities of racism. This series will examine the historical, economic, cultural, and institutional systems of racism and explore varying approaches to...
Register
Mar 13
2020
Friday
at
7:00 PM
Stations of the Cross are celebrated in The Basilica church.