Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Tuesday nights in Lent

Our parish will be having a series of lectures called Tuesday Nights in Lent. It will consist of Vespers and Eucharist at 5:30, followed by a simple supper in the parish hall. At 6:30 I will give a talk on various topics. Tonight is on "Prayer." The subsequent Tuesdays will cover liturgical music, forgiveness, hospitality and the liturgies of Holy Week. Indications show that these will be well attended.

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Michael Dowd said...

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