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WEEKLY BULLETIN
VESPERS
Tuesdays in Lent
February 20, 27
March 6, 13, 20

6:00 pm
Each Tuesday in Lent we will gather for a 15-minute Vespers Service in the Chapel. We come together, pray, reflect, and become more and more aware of the tremendous love that our God has for us.

STATIONS OF THE CROSS
Fridays in Lent
February 16, 23
March 2, 9, 19 & 23
12:30 pm
Immediately following the 12:05 Mass; a wonderful opportunity to meditate with family and friends on the saving journey of Christ.
 
CONFESSIONS
Sacrament of Reconciliation is available during Lent on Mondays from 11:15-11:55 am. Other times are:
Wednesday and Friday from 11:30 to 11:55 am and on Saturdays from
3:30 to 3:55 pm. 

THE ROSARY
Unfortunately we will not be praying the rosary as a community during Lent, however, click here to access the EWTN schedule to find a time to pray the rosary individually or as a family.
Coffee Concert with the Larry Gareau Quartet
Sunday, February 11th after 10:00 am Mass 

Enjoy the soulful jazz sounds of the Larry Gareau Quartet during Community Sunday this weekend.
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Twilight Retreat for Lent
Tuesday, February 13
5:30 - 7:00 pm 

A time for input, reflection, discussion, and prayer as we begin our 90-day journey together.

Presenter: Fr. Thomas Gallagher, OFM, PhD
Suggested Offering: $15.00; includes dinner.

Presentation only at 6:00 pm: $10.00
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Schedule of Masses and Services for Ash Wednesday
(Ashes will be distributed at all liturgies)

 
Tuesday, February 13 at 7:00 pm
Liturgy of the Eucharist
On this eve of Ash Wednesday, all are invited to bring your dried blessed palms that you may still have to be burned to ash and used for Ash Wednesday services.
 
Ash Wednesday, February 14
Masses at 7:00 am, 8:00 am and 12:05 pm

Ash Wednesday, February 14
7:00 pm Solemn Vespers
This Solemn Vespers for Ash Wednesday will include sung anthems, psalms and hymns, and readings from Scripture. Our music ministers are the Gallery Choir directed by Gabriel L
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Bring your dried palms before Tuesday evening. We will burn them during the "Lighting of the Fire" at the Tuesday Evening Liturgy.
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Separated and Divorced Support Group:
Hope and Healing
Thursdays from 6:30 - 8:00 pm
February 15 through May 10

We will view parts of the video series "Surviving Divorce: Hope and Healing for the Catholic Family" which features presentations by experts along with the personal testimonies of men and women who have undergone the experience of marital and possibly family breakdown.

There will be time for sharing. Minimum 6 participants, maximum 20.

Contact the parish office (860) 756-4034 or info@spsact.org) to register. You may leave only your first name if you wish. Co-facilitators: Cathy Posteraro and Stacie Mawson who have run past similar support groups at The Franciscan Center. All are welcome including former participants and those from other parishes.