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Ash Wednesday, February 14th

Mark the beginning of the season of Lent with the Imposition of Ashes.

7:00 - 8:30 a.m.:  Ashes on the Go
12:10 p.m.:  Holy Eucharist with the Imposition of Ashes (Nave)
7:00 p.m.:  Holy Eucharist with the Imposition of Ashes and the Cathedral Choir

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Good Book Club

Episcopalians around the world will read the Gospel according to Luke during Lent in 2018. Forward Movement invites you to join this adventure. A printable daily reading list and smart phone app, plus more resources & information are available at goodbookclub.org. The adventure begins on the Last Sunday after the Epiphany (Feb. 11).

Wednesday Bible Study Program & Evening Eucharist

Continue your Lenten journey in the Book of Luke at weekly Bible Study each Wednesday at 10:30 am or 6:15 pm in the Clarkson Conference Room. An evening Eucharist will precede the evening Bible Study at 5:30 pm during Lent. Check the latest version of Cathedral Matters for any changes to this schedule.

10:30 am – 11:30 am     Bible Study (Clarkson Conference Room)

5:30 pm                       Wednesday Evening Eucharist (Nave)

6:15 pm – 7:15 pm         Bible Study (Clarkson Conference Room)

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Lenten Evensong, Feb. 18, 4:00 pm

Our Cathedral Choir combines with the choirs of All Saints and St. Andrew’s Episcopal Churches for Evensong on the First Sunday in Lent. The traditional Anglican service of sung evening prayer rotates between the three parishes and will be held at All Saints Episcopal Church (9302 Blondo) this year. Music, scripture readings, and prayers provide an opportunity for quiet reflection as the season of Lent begins. All are welcome.

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Stations of the Cross, Sunday, March 11, 7:00pm

Gather by candlelight in the darkened cathedral as a solemn procession recalls Jesus’ journey to Calvary. Each stop along the Way of the Cross—a “station”—is marked with a scripture reading, a prayer, and a meditative sung response. The liturgy mystically transports us to the ancient city of Jerusalem, preparing our hearts and minds for Holy Week.

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Sunday Morning Services in Lent

(8:30 am & 10:30 am)

During these forty days, we prayerfully prepare for the annual observance of our Lord’s passion and resurrection. Our worship reflects the penitential nature of the season. We sing peaceful, reflective service music, and psalms and prayers are intoned using simple, ancient chants. Lenten worship directs our focus toward keeping the holy season and preparing our hearts for the resurrection of our Lord.

February 18

February 25

March 4

March 11

March 18

March 25 (Palm Sunday)

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Daily Prayer

For the season of Lent, consider joining us for one or more of our regular weekday services. All services take place in the Nativity Chapel (unless noted), which can be reached by entering through the red doors off Capitol Ave. Check the latest version of Cathedral Matters for any changes to this schedule.

Tuesday

8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer

12:10 p.m. Centering Prayer

Wednesday

8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer

10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist

5:30 p.m. Holy Eucharist (Nave)

Thursday and Friday

8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer

12:10 p.m.  Holy Eucharist

 

Ideas to Help You Keep a Holy Lent at Trinity Cathedral

1.     Commit to attending one midweek service each week.

2.     Join the Good Book Club and read the Gospel of Luke according to the schedule available here www.goodbookclub.org/readings. Remember we also have a discussion of each week’s reading on Wednesday nights if you want to discuss with others!

3.     Pray the office of Morning Prayer each day by visiting www.missionstclare.org.

4.     Have lunch on Wednesdays at Noon with Downtown Episcopal Outreach (DEO) in Gardner Hall.

5.     Arrange for a tour of the Yates Community Center to learn more about our ministry with refugees. You can arrange a tour by contacting Gail Krenzer at gailkrenzer@gmail.com.

6.     Fast one day each week from technologies like e-mail, social media, etc. in order to be more fully present to your life and family.

7.     Donate shoes and socks to be distributed at DEO’s Maundy Thursday foot care clinic. 

8.     Invite someone you know to church one Sunday during Lent or Easter.

9.     Attend Stations of the Cross on March 11 at 7:00 pm.

10.   Make a financial contribution to one of our four outreach ministries: DEO, Friends of Tamar, Yates Community Center, or Dean Fricke Memorial Food Pantry.

11.   Attend Lenten Evensong on Feb. 18, 4:00 p.m. at All Saints Episcopal Church (9302 Blondo).

12.   Write notes of encouragement to the residents of Magdalene Omaha. You can leave them in the basket in the Clarkson Center. 

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"Self-examination and repentance; by prayer, fasting, and self-denial; and by reading and meditating on God's holy Word."  BCP p.265