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Things to Do for Lent (Besides Giving up Chocolate)

February 28, 2019

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The Seattle University is invited to participate in the following during the season of Lent. 

Seattle U Choirs Lenten Prayer Concert
Saturday, March 9, 8 p.m.
Chapel of St. Ignatius

The Seattle University Choirs, with newly appointed director, Leann Conley-Holcom, Ph.D., will present their annual Lenten Prayer Concert. This year’s program includes meditative, contemplative, celebratory works by Ola Gjiello, Felix Mendelssohn, Andre Thomas and others. The concert is structured around four contemplative Taize chants to be sung by choir and audience intermittently throughout the program. Among the featured works are musical settings of beloved hymns and spirituals that will help to usher in the Lenten season. Admission is free; donations will be accepted for the Daughters of Mary (Uganda). The concert is open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of Performing Arts and Arts Leadership - Music Division. For more information, contact Lee Peterson at 

Novena of Grace 2019
God Walking with Us
Tuesday, March 12-Wednesday, March 20

Deepen your experience of Lent this year by entering into Novena of Grace, a retreat that can be made amid the busyness of daily life. Take just one hour a day to attend the retreat either at the Chapel of St. Ignatius for liturgy with Eucharist or St. Joseph Church for contemplative prayer, or make the retreat online. Be inspired by the preaching of three presenters steeped in the Ignatian tradition and vision, offer up your deepest desires in prayer and join a faith-filled community. Presenters are Matt Holland, S.J., JoAnn Lopez and Ross Hays. Attend one, any or all of the nine days to experience God’s abundant grace. The schedule is as follows:

Weekdays: 12:30 p.m. at Chapel of St. Ignatius, Seattle University (Eucharist) or *6:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Church, Seattle (Contemplative Prayer) *Please note a new time and format for weekday evenings
Saturday: 1 p.m. at St. Joseph Church (Eucharist)
Sunday: 1 p.m. at Chapel of St. Ignatius (Eucharist)

Sponsored by the Ignatian Spirituality Center, a partner with the Center for Jesuit Education.

Lenten Taizé
March 12 and 19, and April 2 and 16 (Reconciliation on April 9)
7-8 p.m.
Chapel of St. Ignatius

Join Campus Ministry for a Lenten prayer opportunity offered Tuesdays throughout Lent.This ecumenical and meditative prayer form includes music, scripture, prayers, candlelight and silence.