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Message for Holy Week & Easter 2015

“Assist us mercifully with your help, O Lord God of our salvation, that we may enter with joy upon the contemplation of those mighty acts, whereby you have given us life and immortality; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.” Dear parishioners and friends, Every year, our liturgy invites us to walk with Jesus step by …  [ More → ]

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Holy Week and Easter Schedule

The Sunday of the Passion, Palm Sunday, March 29 Blessing and Procession of the Palms 9 a.m. Blessing of Palms 11 a.m. Blessing and Procession of the Palms A reading of the Passion According to Mark 7 p.m. Meditation and Sacrament Holy Monday, Holy Tuesday, Holy Wednesday March 30, 31, April 1st 6 p.m. Holy …  [ More → ]

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Sermons for Lent 2015

The following sermon was given by The Reverend Elizabeth G. Maxwell, Rector on March 8, 2015. There is a pdf file link for this sermon and another from February 22nd at the end of this post. Lent 3 B 2015 John 2:13-22 Where do you encounter God? For faithful Jews of Jesus’ day, and surely …  [ More → ]

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Just for fun! Lent Madness

Mother Liz told us about this at a recent House Eucharist, and there are only a few more days to play! Act now to be part of www.lentmadness.org. If you missed out, there’s a lengthy archive where you can study up for next year!

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Lenten Quiet Day March 21st

Always and Everywhere: Exploring the Eucharist. Join us on Saturday, March 21 for a Quiet Day of entering more deeply into our sacrament of Holy Communion. We often forget that the Greek word “Eucharist” actually means “thanksgiving!” Through meditations on scripture and ancient church texts, conversations, and silence, we will be invited to delve into …  [ More → ]

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During the Lenten Season …

In addition to the weekday Eucharist services at 6pm and Sunday services at 9am, 11am and 7pm, there are several special programs and activities at Ascension this Lenten Season including the following: Lenten Devotional The Church of the Ascension Lenten Devotional this year is a reprint from 2003. As you complete each day’s readings and …  [ More → ]

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Mozart Requiem & Coronation Mass March 12th

On Thursday, March 12th at 8 pm Voices of Ascension will perform the Mozart Requiem and Coronation Mass. The soloists are as follows: Soprano Pureum Jo, Mezzo Soprano Teresa Buchholz, Tenor Joseph Dennis and Bass Joseph Beutel. Mozart’s early years were spent in the beautiful, picturesque town of Salzburg, Austria. Here he composed an enormous …  [ More → ]

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2015 Lenten Devotional

Welcome to the 2015 Church of the Ascension Lenten Devotional.  This devotional is a reprint from 2003.  As you complete each day’s readings and writings, we hope you will feel encouraged to sit with God’s words and the words of our current and former fellows from Church of the Ascension. Lent is a deeply spiritual …  [ More → ]

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Save these spring 2015 dates!

On March 7 at 10:30am, Stephen Hagerty Ordination to the Transitional Diaconate at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. Installation of Our New Rector on May 13th (evening). Be sure to mark your calendars as we celebrate the installation of the Rev. Elizabeth G. Maxwell as the 12th Rector of The Church of the …  [ More → ]

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Lenten Quiet Day March 21, 2015

Always and Everywhere: Exploring the Eucharist: Join us on Saturday, March 21 for a Quiet Day of entering more deeply into our sacrament of Holy Communion. We often forget that the Greek word “Eucharist” actually means “thanksgiving!” Through meditations on scripture and ancient church texts, conversations, and silence, we will be invited to delve into …  [ More → ]

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