Lent 2018

We Don't Do Anything for Lent. Lent Does Us by David Pennington, Pastoral Associate for Liturgy


Sacrament of Reconciliation
Wednesdays 6:30-8pm
Saturdays 4:30-5:15pm

Guide to Confession

Stations of the Cross
Fridays 6pm, Saint Ignatius Chapel

Praying in Sacred Space: A Lenten Journey
Hosted by the 5th Week Group: Living the Spiritual Exercises
Saturdays, February 17, 24, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 4-5pm, McKenna Hall
In Lent we are invited to deeper prayer, fasting, and almsgiving (or direct service). You are invited to take one hour during each week of Lent to reflect on your Lenten practices by praying with Lenten Scripture passages using the Lenten Sacred Space books. All are welcome. Registration is not necessary– come as you are!

Simple Suppers
Lenten reflection followed by a simple meal and fellowship on select Fridays. 6pm, McKenna Hall
February 23:  Hosted by Social Justice Committee
March 2: Hosted by Movie Moments of Grace
March 9: Hosted by Religious Education
March 23: Hosted by our Sister Parish Committees

Palm Sunday - March 25
Regular Mass Schedule - Masses begin in Trinity Hall except 7:30am and 9:00am

Parish Reconciliation Service
March 28, 7-8:15pm, Church

Holy Thursday - March 29
Morning Prayer - 8am, Church
Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper - 8pm, Church

Good Friday - March 30
Morning Prayer - 8am, Church
Last Seven Words Ecumenical Service - 12pm, Mt. Zion United Methodist Church (1334 29th St. NW)
Stations of the Cross - 4pm, Church
Commemoration of the Lord's Passion - 8pm, Church

Holy Saturday - March 31
Morning Prayer with Presentation of the Creed - 8am, Church
Easter Vigil - 8pm, Courtyard outside McKenna Hall

Easter Sunday - April 1
7:30am Mass, Church
9:30am Mass, Church, Trinity Hall & Nolan Center at Visitation
11:30am Mass, Church & Trinity Hall
1:15 Mass, Church
Please note there is no 5:30pm Mass on Easter Sunday

Lenten Resources

Lenten Creation Care Calendar (Be stewards of God’s Creation throughout this season)

Printable Lenten Action and Reflection Calendar and Encountering Christ in Lent

Break Forth Lent 2018 (Daily email/blog posts from the Ignatian Solidarity Network)

Resources from Loyola Press

Living Lent Daily (Sign up to receive a daily email series from Loyola Press, delivering reflections based on the Scriptures of Lent) 

Maryknoll Office of Global Concerns Lenten Reflection Guide

Parent Resources for Lent

An Illustrated Guide to Fasting and Abstinence (infographic)