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Experience Lent at SU

Written by Campus Ministry
February 22, 2010

Campus Ministry invites you to deepen your Lenten experience by fasting, abstaining from eating meat on Fridays and taking steps to nourish your prayer life such as attending weekday Mass and more faithfully going to Sunday Mass. The following opportunities are being offered to the SU community. 

Weekday Masses

7:15 a.m., Immaculate Conception Chapel (ADMN 210); 12:05 p.m. in the Chapel of St. Ignatius.

Thursday evening Mass

6:15 p.m., Chardin Hall Chapel (except March 25 and April 1).

Sunday Masses

11 a.m. and 9 p.m. in the Chapel of St. Ignatius (when classes are in session).

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The following prayer and worship opportunities are offered through the School of Theology and Ministry:

Morning Prayer

8:30 to 8:50 a.m., Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, Chapel of St. Ignatius

Midday Prayer

1 to 1:20 p.m., Wednesdays, Chapel of St. Ignatius

Denominationally Led Liturgies of Word and Sacrament

4:45 p.m., March 4, Ecumenical Chapel in Campion Hall, Christian Church, Disciples of Christ

4:45 p.m., March 11, Ecumenical Chapel in Campion Hall, Lutheran Church (ELCA)

For more information, contact Jan Cherry, (206) 296-2383 or cherryj2@seattleu.edu.

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TAIZE, Christian meditative services with scriptures, songs and silence, will be held in the Chapel of St. Ignatius, Tuesdays during Lent (Feb. 23; March 2, 9, 16 and 30), from 7 to 7:45 p.m. Contact Bill McNamara, (206) 296-6031 or mcnamarw@seattleu.edu.

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The Novena of Grace in honor of St. Francis Xavier is an annual nine-day preached retreat held during the season of Lent. With this year’s theme: Free Our Hearts, the novena provides a deeply meaningful way for participants to connect with God in their everyday life. This year’s novena presenters are John Whitney, S.J., (St. Joseph Parish - Seattle), Patty Repikoff (Eastside Hispanic Ministry) and Joe Orlando (Seattle University). The novena Mass will be held in the Chapel of St. Ignatius, March 4 to 12, weekdays at noon, and Sunday at 1 p.m. Join the novena community at St. Joseph Church on Capitol Hill at 1 p.m. for the only novena Mass on Saturday (March 6). For more information, contact G De Castro, (206) 296-5588 or agila@seattleu.edu.

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The Seattle University Choirs under the direction of Joy Sherman invite you to a Lenten offering of sacred songs entitled “Wondrous Love” at 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 6 in the Chapel of St. Ignatius. For more information, contact Bill McNamara, (206) 296-6031 or mcnamarw@seattleu.edu.