PITTSBURGH, PA

LENT 2018

Below is a listing of submitted parish activities scheduled during the season of Lent. All services are in the parish church, unless otherwise indicated. “The Light is On for You!” confessions will be held in all parishes on Wednesday, March 21, from 6-9 p.m.

A listing of parish triduum and Easter day Mass schedules will be published in the March 23 issue.

ALLEGHENY COUNTY

St. Alexis, Wexford

Adult Bible study, “Journey Through Scripture: The Bible and Sacraments,” 11-week course on Tuesdays, starting Feb. 13, 6:30-8 p.m., Room 112 of former school building. Cost is $30.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 2 and 7 p.m.

St. Aloysius,

Reserve Township

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, noon.

St. Alphonsus, Wexford

• Musical Passion play, “Make Us Believers,” Friday, March 23, 8 p.m., Saturday, March 24, 7 p.m., parish's Ryan Center. Attendees for Friday's performance are invited to enjoy parish fish fry for a dinner and show experience. On Saturday, public is invited to a pre-play reception in foyer at 6 p.m. Free admission to play, with good-will offerings accepted. Musical was written by Bob Summers, parish's former youth minister.

• Penance service, Monday, March 26, 7 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, Feb. 16-March 16, 7 p.m.

St. Angela Merici,

White Oak

• Adult education series, Augustine Institute's series, “Catholic Faith Explained: Living the Faith,” Sundays, Feb. 18 and 25, March 4, 11 and 18, 9:45-10:45 a.m., library. Topics include: “The Sacraments,” “The Eucharist,” “Walking through the Mass,” “God's Mercy Revealed,” “Virtue, Grace and Path to Happiness.”

• Bible study, with Deacon Dale DiSanto, Tuesdays, Feb. 20, March 6 and 20, 7-8 p.m.

• Eucharistic adoration, followed by Mass, Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays, noon and 7 p.m.

St. Anne, Castle Shannon

Speaker series, held in Harkins Hall, Thursday at 7 p.m. (unless otherwise indicated). Schedule: Feb. 22, Mike Aquilina, “Walking with the Angels;” March 1, Father Rene Schatteman, “Formation is Fundamental: Becoming What God Intends You to Be;” March 8, Dr. William Wright, “The Passion Narrative in the Gospel of John;”March 15, Kerry Crawford, “Pilgrimage: The Journey Beyond and Within;” Monday, March 19, convent dining room, Brandon McGinley, “Catholic Family Life in a Changing World.” Series is free and open to the public, with no registration required. For information, call Jim Hanna at 412-531-5964.

St. Anthony Chapel,

Troy Hill

See also Most Holy Name, Troy Hill.

• Evening of sacred music, presented by Pittsburgh Festival Opera, Sunday, Feb. 18, 6 p.m. (chapel tours at 5:30 p.m.). Opera singers Meghan DeWald, soprano, and Brian Doherty, baritone, along with friends will sing well-known works by Handel, Bach, Mendelssohn and more. Reception will follow in Most Holy Name School hall. Good-will donations accepted.

• Novena to St. Anthony, Tuesdays, 7 p.m.

• Way of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 7 p.m., and Sundays of Lent, 3 p.m.

St. Athanasius, West View

• Lenten speaker series, “The Passion Narratives,” Sundays, March 4-25, beginning with prayer at 6 p.m. Participants will prayerfully follow Jesus with contemplative eyes, through his life, death and resurrection. Presenter schedule: March 4, Mimika Garesche, “Gospel of Mark;” March 11, Victor Boerio, “Gospel of Matthew;” March 18, Capuchin Father Scott Seethaler, “Gospel of John;” March 25, Benedictine Sister Karen Brink, “Gospel of Luke.”

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 7 p.m.

St. Barbara,

Bridgeville

See also Holy Child and St. Mary in Cecil, Washington County.

• Bridgeville Area Catholic Lenten speaker series, “Unless You Turn.” Award-winning author Dawn Eden Goldstein will present “How Jesus Transfigures Our Wounds,” Monday, Feb. 26, 7 p.m.

St. Bernadette,

Monroeville

Taize service, with Lenten theme, Wednesdays, Feb. 28 and March 21, 7 p.m.

Parish mission, “Therese of Lisieux: The Saint We Need in These Days of Spiritual Confusion and Violence,” presented by Christian Brother Joseph Schmidt, stationed at LaSalle University in Philadelphia, Monday-Wednesday, March 12-14, 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.

• Seder service, Wednesday, March 28, 5:30 p.m., Lourdes Center.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 10:30 a.m., 4 and 7 p.m.

St. Catherine of Siena,

Beechview

• “FORMED” Bible study on St. Peter, Wednesday, Feb. 21-6:45-8:30 p.m., church hall.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 7 p.m.

St. Catherine of Siena,

Crescent

• Penance service, Wednesday, March 7, 6:30-9 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent (except Good Friday), 6:30 p.m.

St. Catherine of Sweden,

Hampton Township

• Adult education series, “The Wild Goose,” Tuesdays, Jan. 30-March 20, 7-9 p.m., Room 215. An eight-week series on the Holy Spirit, led by Father David Pivonka, who explains how the third person of the Trinity acts in the world, and why a relationship with him is crucial to the Christian life. Study materials provided. To register, call 412-486-6001.

• Confession service, held in conjunction with St. Richard Parish, Monday, March 26, 6 p.m. Multiple priests available.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, Feb. 16-March 23, 7:15 p.m. Presented by middle school students Friday, Feb. 23, and high school students Friday, March 9.

St. Charles Lwanga, East End

• Stations of the Cross, Saturdays of Lent, 3:30 p.m., Mother of Good Counsel Church, and Fridays of Lent, 3 p.m., Corpus Christi Church.

St. Clare of Assisi, Clairton

• Anointing of the sick, Saturday, March 17, following 4:30 p.m. Mass, and Sunday, March 18, following 9:30 a.m. Mass.

• Eucharistic adoration, Fridays of Lent, Feb. 16-March 23, 2:30-7 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, Feb. 16-March 23, 2 and 7 p.m.

Corpus Christi, McKeesport

• Mass and adult education series, Mondays in Lent, beginning Feb. 19. Mass at 6 p.m., followed by video and discussion on Bishop Robert Barron's “Untold Blessing: Three Paths to Holiness,” from 7-8:30 p.m. Sessions include “Finding the Center,” “Knowing You Are a Sinner,” “Your Life is Not About You.” Donations are $10 for study guide. Program facilitated by parish's evangelization committee. To register, call 412-672-0765.

• Holy hour for vocations, with evening prayer and Benediction, Thursday, March 1, 7 p.m.

• Reconciliation, Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays, 2 and 7 p.m.

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Carnegie

Participating in cluster parish mission. See information at end of Allegheny County listing.

• Parish penance service, Monday, March 5, 6:30 p.m., with multiple priests available.

• Living Jesus program for young adults, Mondays, March 12-April 23 (except April 2), 6-8 p.m. Geared for young adults interested in exploring, reviving and deepening their faith. Dinner and child care provided. For information, visit www.SEAScarnegie.org.

• Gorzkie Zale (Polish lamentations), Sundays, 3 p.m. (except March 26).

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, Feb. 16-March 23, 1:30 and 7 p.m.

Epiphany, Uptown

• Organ concert, Charles Turnemire's “Seven Last Words of Christ,” Palm Sunday, March 25, 3 p.m. Performed by Steve Anisko, a Pittsburgh organist who has played throughout western Pennsylvania.

• Eucharistic adoration, Sundays of Lent (except Palm Sunday), following 10 a.m. through Benediction at 4:45 p.m.

• Reconciliation, Mondays and Fridays, 11:15-11:45 a.m., Saturdays, 5:15-5:45 p.m. Also, 11:15-11:45 a.m. Monday-Wednesday, March 26-28.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, after 12:05 p.m. Mass, followed by Sorrowful Mother novena.

St. Germaine, Bethel Park

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent (including Good Friday), 7 p.m.

Holy Child, Bridgeville

• Bridgeville Area Catholic Lenten speaker series, “Unless You Turn,” Monday, Feb. 19, 7 p.m. Internationally known speaker, author and filmmaker Matt Leonard will present “Into the Arms of Mother Church.” See also St. Barbara and St. Mary in Cecil.

• Divine Mercy chaplet, Fridays of Lent, following noon Mass.

• Eucharistic adoration, including reconciliation, Wednesdays of Lent, beginning Feb. 21, 7 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 7 p.m.

Holy Spirit, Millvale

• Mass of Anointing of the Sick, Monday, March 19, 7 p.m.

• Communal penance service, with multiple priests available, Tuesday, March 27, 7 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, Feb. 16-March 23, 7 p.m.

Holy Trinity,

Robinson Township

• Bible study, Mondays, Feb. 19-March 26, 6:30 p.m., second floor of parish ministry center. Dave Keene will lead a discussion on St. Paul's First Letter to the Corinthians. For more information, call Dave at 412-855-0960, or e-mail dave@canapologetics.net.

• Choral concert, Sunday, March 4, 3 p.m.

• Lenten retreat, Monday, March 19, 7 p.m. Evening includes Eucharistic adoration, prayer, instrumental worship and talk on “Power of the Cross.”

• Penance service, Tuesday, March 13, following 6:30 p.m. Mass.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, Feb. 16-March 23 (multimedia stations March 9), 7 p.m. Stations of the Cross with meditations on Divine Mercy, Good Friday, March 30, noon.

Holy Wisdom, North Side

• Lenten Scripture series, “The Church Through Scripture,” presented by Father Lawrence DiNardo, Sundays, Feb. 18-March 18, 10:30-11:30 a.m., archives room at St. Boniface Church.

• Anointing of the sick Mass, Saturday, March 24, 2 p.m., St. Boniface Church.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, Feb. 16-23, 4:30 p.m. at St. Ambrose Church, 6:30 p.m. at St. Boniface Church.

Incarnation of the Lord,

Observatory Hill/Perry North

• Book discussion, “What Jesus Saw from the Cross,” Tuesdays, Feb. 20-March 13, 8:30 a.m. (following 8 a.m. Mass), Marilyn's office. Book discusses what Jesus would have seen on his journey with the cross, and his final hours.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 1:30 p.m.

St. Irenaeus, Oakmont

• Speaker, “Gratefulness: The Habit of a Grace-Filled Life,” Monday, March 19, 6:30 p.m. Presented by Dr. Susan Muto, author and dean of Epiphany Academy of Formative Spirituality. Program is open to the public.

St. James, Sewickley

• Parish mission, “Unconditional,” Sunday-Tuesday, Feb. 11-13, 7 p.m. each evening. Presented by inspirational speaker, radio host and author Greg Wasinski. Topics: Sunday, “Who We are Called to Be;” Monday, “Our Relationship and Handling Personal Crisis;” Tuesday, “Finding Jesus in the Eucharist.” Free and open to the public. For information, call 412-741-6650 or visit www.saintjames-sewickley.org.

• Music Plus concert series, Sunday, Feb. 18, 3 p.m., “A Concert of Great Jazz,” presented by Benny Benack, John Burgh and Lisa Bleil. Pre-concert with Sewickley's Center for Young Musicians, 2:30 p.m.; Sunday, March 11, 3 p.m., “The Art of the Folk Song,” with Larry O'Loughlin, tenor, Alastair Murray on bagpipes and assisting artists Donna Amato and Sharon Schaefer. Pre-concert with piano students of Kerry Monahan, 2:30 p.m. Free and open to the public, with good-will offering accepted. Reception follows concerts. For information, call 412-741-6650 or visit www.stjamesmusic.org.

• Penance service, Monday, March 5, 6:30 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 7 p.m.

St. Joan of Arc, South Park

• Confessions, Monday, March 26, 4-5 p.m. and 7-8 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent (except Good Friday), 3 p.m.

St. John XXIII Personal

Quasi-Parish, North Side

Extraordinary form — Latin Mass.

• First Friday, March 2: Stations of the Cross, 6:30 p.m.; Mass at 7 p.m., followed by exposition, Sacred Heart litany, reparation, consecration prayers, confession, silent adoration, Benediction and reposition of the Blessed Sacrament.

• First Saturday, March 5, exposition following 11 a.m. Mass until 3 p.m. when there will be Benediction and reposition of Blessed Sacrament.

• Confession, Sunday, March 11, 10:30 a.m. (please let children go first). Also, before Sunday Mass until the Sanctus, and Tuesdays before 7 p.m. Mass (until 6:45 p.m.)

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 6:30 p.m., followed by Mass at 7 p.m., beginning Friday, Feb. 16. (On Fridays of Lent there will be no 9 a.m. Mass).

St. John the Baptist, Plum

• Adult education series, “Jesus 101,” Thursdays, 7 p.m., annex. Subject schedule: Feb. 15, “Sex and Sacrifice;” Feb. 22, “Praying with the Church;” March 1, “What Did the Cross Do?;” March 8, “Why All the Rules?;” March 15, “Jesus the Paschal Lamb;” March 22, “How to Have a Good Holy Week.”

• Pub Theology for young adults age 18 through 30s, Wednesdays, 7 p.m. Schedule and location: Feb. 21, mini-pilgrimage (location to be announced); March 7, volunteer activity (location to be announced); March 21, “Holy Week Traditions,” Somma Restaurant in Plum; March 28, Seder meal, annex.

• Self-defense class, with trained instructor, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 7 p.m., school cafeteria, for age 11 and older. Theme is “How Lenten Discipline Defends Us in Faith.” Cost is $20.

• Passion play, performed by school students, Friday, March 23, 1:30 and 7 p.m.

• Penance service, Tuesday, March 27, 7 p.m.

• “33 Days to Morning Glory,” sessions for young adults only, Sundays following 9 a.m. Mass, youth room. Also held Wednesdays, 7 p.m., rectory meeting room.

• Evening vespers, Sundays, Feb. 18-March 25, 7 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, Feb. 26-March 16, 7 p.m., followed by Lenten praise and worship, with exposition of Blessed Sacrament.

St. John Fisher, Churchill

• Movie, “The Theory of Everything,” with discussion and wine and cheese reception, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 7 p.m., meeting room in church rectory (near garages). Focused on the Bible as lived out in the daily struggles of human beings. Free and open to the public, with registration recommended. To register, call 412-241-4722.

• Visit to motherhouse of Sisters of St. Joseph in Baden, Saturday, March 10, with bus leaving at 10:30 a.m., and returning 3:30 p.m. Program includes lunch with sisters, Lenten reflection in chapel led by St. Joseph Sister Jane Mock. To register, call office at 412-241-4722 by March 5.

• Music program, Good Friday, March 30, 7:30 p.m. Inspiring concert performed by the young men of the University of Pittsburgh Men's Glee Club, under the direction of Richard Teaster.

• Confessions: Saturdays, following 8 a.m. Mass; Monday, March 19, 7 p.m.; Wednesday, March 21, 6 p.m.; Holy Saturday, March 31, 10-11 a.m.

• Exposition of Blessed Sacrament, Fridays of Lent, 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross and Benediction, 7 p.m. Fridays.

SS. John and Paul,

Franklin Park/

Marshall Township

• Penance service, Monday, March 12, 7 p.m.

• Adult education program, “Walk Through Scripture with Sister Annie,” Wednesday, March 21, 7 p.m., grotto chapel. Focus on the Gospel of John and the San Damiano crucifix.

• Eucharistic adoration, Tuesday and Thursdays, Feb. 15-March 27, 7:30 a.m.-7 p.m., grotto chapel. Also on First Friday, following 8 p.m. Mass Friday, March 2, through 8:45 a.m. Saturday, March 3.

• Living Stations of the Cross: Sunday, March 18, 1 p.m.; Monday, March 19, 4:30 p.m.; Tuesday, March 20, 6:30 p.m.; Friday, March 23, 7:30 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, Feb. 16-March 23, 7:30 p.m.

St. Joseph, Coraopolis

• Education series, Father Richard Jones will present “Untold Blessing — Three Paths to Holiness,” Mondays, Feb. 12-March 19, 6:45-8 p.m. Series will follow Bishop Robert Barron's DVD-based program. Three paths discussed include “Find the Center in Christ,” “Knowing You are a Sinner,” “Realizing Your Life is Not About You.” For information, call 412-264-6162 or visit www.stjosephcatholicchurch.net.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 6:45 p.m.

St. Joseph, Natrona, and

Our Lady of the

Most Blessed

Sacrament,

Natrona Heights

All at Our Lady of the Most Blessed Sacrament Church, unless otherwise noted.

• Scripture study, Thursdays of Lent (except Holy Thursday), starting Feb. 15, 6:30 p.m., school classroom at Our Lady of the Most Blessed Sacrament.

• Penance service, Monday, March 26, 7 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays during Lent: 2 p.m., with school students; 4 p.m., St. Ladislaus Church of St. Joseph Parish, 7 p.m.

St. Joseph, Verona

• Lenten program on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola will be offered. Informational-introductory gathering Sunday, Feb. 11, 6 p.m. Sessions will be Sundays of Lent at 6 p.m. and Mondays at 3 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays, Feb. 16 and March 16.

St. Juan Diego,

Sharpsburg

• Scripture readings with music, Sunday, March 18, 2:30 p.m., St. Mary Church.

• Passion narrative, Sunday, March 25, 2 p.m., parish's John Paul I Center. Led by Father Michael Decewicz.

• Stations of the Cross, with Benediction, Fridays of Lent, noon, Madonna of Jerusalem Church on Feb. 16, March 2 and March 16, at St. Mary Church on Feb. 23, March 9 and March 23.

Madonna del Castello,

Swissvale

• Holy hours, Tuesdays, 7 p.m., includes Eucharistic adoration, reflection on one of the pillars of Lent, rosary and Benediction.

St. Margaret, Green Tree

• Participating in cluster retreat. See retreat information at end of Allegheny County listings.

• Six-week Ignatian Spirituality retreat, Mondays, Feb. 12-March 26, 1:30-2:30 p.m., parish office conference room. Small fee for materials. Registration required. For information and to register, call 412-921-0745, ext. 13, and leave contact information.

• Palm cross making workshop, Sunday, March 25, 1:30-3 p.m., cafeteria. Small fee for materials. To register, call Karen at 412-921-0745, ext. 13.

• Community blood drive, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m., cafeteria. Register through Central Blood Bank. Walk-ins welcome.

•Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, Feb. 16-March 16, 7 p.m., with Vincentian Stations of the Cross on March 23 at 7 p.m.

St. Margaret Mary,

Moon Township

• Presentation, “The Shroud of Turin: One of the World's Greatest Mysteries!,” Sunday, March 4, 3 p.m. Presented by expert Bill Wingard, talk will include a full-size replica of shroud that will allow attendees to take photos and touch it. Presentation is free and open to the public.

• Penance service, Thursday, March 15, 6:30 p.m.

• Religious item sale, March 17-18, through Victory religious store.

• Passion play, “Make Us Believers,” Sunday, March 25, 5 p.m.

• Adoration, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 7-8:15 a.m. Also, Saturdays, Feb. 24, March 10 and 24, 6 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent (including Good Friday), 7 p.m.

St. Maria Goretti, Bloomfield

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 2:15 p.m., Immaculate Conception Church.

St. Mark, Liberty

Borough/Port Vue

• “Life of Christ” series, Part 2, “The Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem,” Tuesday, March 20, 7 p.m., Liberty site (St. Eugene Church, 3210 Liberty Way, Liberty Borough).

• “Life Christ” series, Part 3, “Living Stations.” Tuesday, March 27, 7 p.m., Liberty site.

St. Mary of the

Assumption, Glenshaw

• Sacrament of reconciliation, Saturdays at 11 a.m. Also Friday, March 30, at 7 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, Feb. 16-30, 2 and 7 p.m. (7 p.m. only on March 30).

St. Mary of Mercy,

Downtown Pittsburgh

• Daily Lenten reflections to inspire faith and good works, Monday through Friday, 11:45 a.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 12:30 p.m.

St. Mary of the Mount,

Mount Washington

• Living Stations of the Cross, presented by St. Malachy Parish, Friday, Feb. 23, 7 p.m.

• Taize prayer service, Friday, March 9, 7 p.m.

St. Maurice, Forest Hills

• Bishop Robert Barron's video series, “David,” Sundays for six weeks, starting Feb. 18, following 10 a.m. Mass, and Wednesdays, March 7, 14 and 21, following 9 a.m. Mass, parish center, with facilitated discussion.

• Seder meal, Sunday, March 25, 3 p.m., Lawrence Room in Parish Center. Includes traditional plate, with prayers, activities and discussion. Children are welcome.

• Tenebrae service, Friday, March 30, 7 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 4 p.m.

St. Michael, Elizabeth

• Adult education series, using Dr. Edward Sri's “A Biblical Walk Through the Mass: Understanding What We Say and Do in the Liturgy,” Tuesdays for six weeks, beginning Feb. 20, 6:45-9 p.m., Archangel Hall.

• Penance service, Monday, March 19, 7 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 3:30 and 7 p.m.

Most Holy Name of

Jesus, Troy Hill

See also St. Anthony Chapel.

• Lenten Bible study, Thursdays in Lent, 7 p.m., classroom on first floor of school. Deacon Greg Jelinek is presenter.

• Annual Disabilities Awareness Mass, Sunday, March 4, 9 a.m. Breakfast will follow. All are invited. To register, call 412-231-2994, ext. 0.

Nativity, South Park

• “Taize Prayer Experience: Quiet Lenten Reflection and Meditation with Light, Music and Scripture,” Monday, Feb. 26, 6:30 p.m., Spiritual Center. To register, call 412-215-7743.

• Morning of reflection, “Fasting From Worry, Anxiety and Fear,” with Eileen Colianni, Tuesday, March 6, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Includes lunch. To register, call 412-215-7743.

• “Examen Prayer of St. Ignatius Loyola as a Lenten Practice,” with Cathy Wray, Tuesday, March 13, 6:30-8 p.m. To register, call 412-215-7743.

• Lenten morning and evening of reflection, “Women at the Foot of the Cross,” Tuesday, March 20, 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. To register, call 412-215-7743.

St. Nicholas, Millvale

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, Feb. 16-March 23, 4 p.m.

• Tours of Maxo Vanka murals are every Saturday from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For information, call 412-407-2570.

Our Lady of the Angels,

Lawrenceville

• Audio-visual Stations of the Cross, praying the stations as personal journey, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 7:15 p.m., lower room of church.

• Movie and popcorn night, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 7 p.m., lower room of church. Presenting “Solanus Casey, OFM Capuchin: Priest, Porter, Prophet,” which explores the heroic life of the first United States Capuchin beatified by the church, who is known as wonder-worker and powerful instrument of divine healing.

• Meager meal, with presentation and question-and-answer session on diocesan On Mission for The Church Alive! initiative, Tuesday, March 6, 7:15 p.m., lower room of church. Includes reflection on new evangelization and discipleship in our parish, and the changes and challenges ahead.

• Mass, with sacrament of anointing, Tuesday, March 13, 6:30 p.m.

• Wine and cheese, with question-and-answer session on sacrament of reconciliation and other sacraments, Tuesday, March 20, 7:15 p.m.

• Presentation and discussion, “Making Holy Week Holy,” Tuesday, March 27, 7:15 p.m., lower room.

• “Exploring Sunday Scriptures,” presentation and discussion of the upcoming Sunday Scriptures, Thursdays, 1:30 and 7:15 p.m., lower room.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 6:30 p.m., parish house chapel (except Friday, March 2, 7 p.m.).

Our Lady of Grace,

Scott Township

• Participating in cluster mission. See information at end of Allegheny County listing.

Our Lady of Joy,

Holiday Park

• Parish mission, “Surge of the Heart,” presented by Jon Leonetti, Sunday-Tuesday, Feb. 11-13, 7-8 p.m.

• Mass and Festival of Praise, Saturday, Feb. 24, Mass from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Festival of Praise follows, which is a motivational evening of Eucharistic adoration, with inspiring readings and praise and worship music.

• Mass in Spanish, Sunday, Feb. 25, 6:30 p.m.

• Lenten reflection with music, Friday, March 16, 7 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays, Feb. 16 and 23, March 2 and 9, 7 p.m. Living Stations of the Cross, presented by youth of parish, Friday, March 23, 7:30 p.m.

Our Lady of Loreto, Brookline

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 6 p.m.

Our Lady of Victory, Harwick

• Capuchin Father Scott Seethaler will presentan enthralling talk titled “L.E.N.T.: Let's Eliminate Negative Thinking,” on Sunday, March 4. Dessert fellowship will follow talk. Program is free and open to the public, with good-will offering accepted. For information, call Mrs. T at 724-274-8575, ext. 5, or e-mail olovreligioused@outlook.com.

• Lenten talk and lunch, “I Thirst,” presented by Frank Conte, Sunday, March 18, 12:30 p.m., social hall. A meager lunch is included in program, which will provide insights into the prayer life of St. Teresa based on the book “Secret Fire” by Father Joseph Langsford, as well as a presentation on“I Thirst” of Christ on the cross. Good-will offering accepted. Reservations are required. To register, call Mrs. T at 724-274-8575, ext. 5, or e-mail olovreligioused@outlook.com.

St. Pamphilus,

Beechview

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent (except Good Friday), 7 p.m.

St. Patrick, McKeesport

• “The Movement of the Holy Spirit,” facilitated by Father Tom Galvin using the video series “The Wild Goose” by Father Dave Pivonka, Tuesdays, Feb. 20-March 27, 12:30-2:30 p.m., and repeated 7-9 p.m., Family Life/Education Center.

• “Welcome Home,” an evening inviting Catholics who are away from the church to take a second look and perhaps see what wasn't seen before, Monday, Feb. 26, 7 p.m., Family Life Center. Includes open discussion, with witness of adults who left the church and have returned.

• Meager meal, Friday, March 2, 4:30-7 p.m., to support those in the local area who are in need.

• White sock collection, Palm Sunday through Holy Thursday, March 25-March 29. Support work of the Intersection located in McKeesport and Operation Safety Net in Pittsburgh.

• Eucharistic adoration, Ash Wednesday, Feb. 14, between 8:30 a.m., noon and 7 p.m. Masses.

• Communal Reconciliation service, Monday, March 26, 7 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 2 and 7 p.m.

St. Paul Cathedral,

Oakland

• Eucharistic adoration, Sunday, March 25, 1-5 p.m., exposition and adoration, 5 p.m. solemn vespers and Benediction.

• “Wine, Cheese and the Gospel,” with Father Kris Stubna, Monday, March 26, 6:30-8 p.m., social hall.

• Stations of the Cross, Wednesdays of Lent, following 12:05 p.m. Mass, and Fridays of Lent at 7 p.m., with Benediction.

St. Peter, North Side

All at St. Peter Church unless otherwise indicated.

• Sacrament of anointing, Sunday, March 11, following 10:30 a.m. Mass.

• Adoration, Fridays of Lent (except Good Friday), 5-6 p.m., Benediction at 6:05 p.m., Our Lady, Queen of Peach Church.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, Feb. 16-23, 7 p.m.

St. Philip,

Crafton/Ingram

• Speaker series and meager meal, “Following Jesus on the Road to Calvary,” Wednesdays, Feb. 21-March 21, 6:15 p.m. soup and salad dinner, 8:30 p.m. presentations, Conner Hall of Ascension Church in Ingram. Scheduled speakers: Feb. 21, Passionist Father Donald Ware, “Forgiveness;” Feb. 28, Dr. Maureen Crossen, “The Cross;” March 7, Deacon Bill Batz, “The Psalms;” March 14, Father John Gizler, “The Last Seven Words of Christ;” March 21, small faith group discussion.

• Lenten theology, tea and community breakfast, Thursday, March 1, 8-10 a.m., Conner Hall of Ascension Church.

• In-depth church tours, Monday, March 5, 6:30 p.m. at Ascension Church, and Sunday, March 11, 2 p.m. at St. Philip Church in Crafton.

• Lenten movie night, Saturday, March 17, 6:30 p.m., second floor of administration building. Popcorn included.

• Penance service, Monday, March 19, 7 p.m., St. Philip Church.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays, Feb. 16 and 23, March 2, 9, 16, 7 p.m., Ascension Church.

• Meditation Stations of the Cross, based on Pope Francis' words, Friday, Feb. 16, 7 p.m., Ascension Church.

• Shadow Stations of the Cross, with sixth- through eighth-grade students, Friday, March 23, 7 p.m.

St. Pius X, Brookline

• “FORMED” Bible study on St. Peter, Wednesday, March 21, 6:45-8:30 p.m., church hall.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 1:15 p.m.

Prince of Peace,

South Side

• Slovak Mass and Easter customs breakfast, Saturday, March 24, St. Adalbert Church, 160 S. First St. Schedule: 10:45 a.m., recitation of rosary in Slovak; 11 a.m., Mass in Slovak, followed at noon by Slovak customs breakfast in Parish Center. Guests can sample Slovak Easter foods, including paska (sweet bread), sunka (ham), sirek (egg cheese) and hrin (beets and horseradish). Also, homemade baked goods, craft demonstrations, cultural displays, imported Slovak gifts, auction, raffle and more. Admission is free, with good-will offering accepted. For information, call 412-481-8380.

St. Raphael,

Morningside/

Stanton Heights

• Vigil, for feast of St. Patrick, Friday, March 16, following Stations of the Cross at 7 p.m., through 9 p.m. Evening of prayer that includes Eucharistic adoration, devotions to St. Patrick of Ireland that include praying St. Patrick's Breastplate, reading from “The Life of St. Patrick” and listening to Medieval Irish plainchant devoted to St. Patrick.

• “The Vigil Project,” “The Seeking and Saving” tour, Saturday, March 24, 7 p.m. Tickets are $10. For tickets and information, call 412-661-3100.

• Wednesday exposition and night worship, Wednesdays of Lent, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. exposition of Blessed Sacrament, praise and worship, 6-7 p.m., Mass at 7 p.m., with confessions available from 6-6:45 p.m.

• Daily Eucharistic adoration, during Lent, 6-7 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 2 p.m. (children's stations) and 7 p.m.

Resurrection, Brookline

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 4:30 p.m.

St. Richard, Richland

Township

• Parish mission, “Church Fathers,” Sunday-Tuesday, March 4-6, 7 p.m. nightly. Presented by Father Stephen Vrazel, Archdiocese of Mobile, Alabama.

• Festival of Praise, Sunday, March 25, 6 p.m.

• Solemn evening prayer, with Benediction, Sundays, Feb. 18, 25, March 11 and 18, 6 p.m.

• Eucharistic adoration: Fridays, Feb. 16, March 16 and 23, 8 a.m. through 8 a.m. Saturdays; Fridays, Feb. 23 and March 9, 10 a.m. through 8 a.m. Saturdays; Friday, March 2, noon through 8 a.m. Saturday.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, Feb. 16-March 23, 7 p.m.

Risen Lord,

Marshall/Shadeland

• Book discussion, “What Jesus Saw from the Cross,” Mondays, Feb. 19-March 12, 8:30 a.m. (following 8 a.m. Mass), Education Center. Book discusses what Jesus would have seen on his journey with the cross and his final hours.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 4 p.m.

St. Rita, Whitaker

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 3 p.m.

St. Robert Bellarmine,

East McKeesport

• Bible study, Tuesdays of Lent, 7:45 p.m., chapel. Father John Brennan will speak on “Repentance and Believing in the Good News.”

• Adult reflection series, Sundays during Lent, 8:45 a.m., chapel. Deacon Reynold Wilmer will speak on Matthew Kelly's book, “Perfectly Yourself.”

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 7 p.m.

St. Rosalia, Greenfield

• Stations of the Cross, Tuesdays of Lent, following 7 p.m. Mass, and Fridays of Lent, 7 p.m.

Sacred Heart, Shadyside

• Scripture study, “Psalms: School of Prayer,” Mondays, Feb. 12-May 7, Winter conference room. Study will use Great Adventures DVD lessons.

• Eucharistic holy hour, with vespers and Benediction, Sunday, Feb. 18-March 25, 4 p.m.

• Lenten church tour, Sunday, March 4, following 11:30 a.m. Mass.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, Feb. 16-March 23, 7 p.m.

St. Sebastian,

Ross Township

• Parish mission, “What Does Love Have to Do with It?,” (based on 1 Corinthians, Chapter 13), Monday-Friday, Feb. 19-23, 7 p.m. nightly. Schedule: Monday, Feb. 19, “Love Is,” presented by Capuchin Father Scott Seethaler, followed by spiritual meditation; Tuesday, Feb. 20, “Love is Not,” presented by Father Joe Freedy, followed by praise and worship in adoration; Wednesday, Feb. 21, “Love Endures,” presented by Father Mike Zavage, followed by opportunity for sacrament of reconciliation; Thursday, Feb. 22, “Love Hopes,” presented by Father Brian Welding, followed by Taize prayer and social in narthex; Friday, Feb. 23, “Love Crucified,” presented by Bishop David Zubik, with Stations of the Cross accompanied by diocesan seminarians.

• Musical production, “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” presented by parish's Catholic Youth Organization. Schedule: Friday, March 16, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, March 17, 2 and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, March 18, 2 p.m. Donations accepted, with proceeds benefitting Project HOPE and the diocesan mission in Chimbote, Peru.

• Parish reconciliation service, Monday, March 26, 7 p.m.

• Confessions in Lent: Mondays, following noon Mass, Saturdays, 11 a.m.-noon (no confessions Saturday, March 10); Monday-Wednesday, March 26-28, following noon Mass.

• Living Stations of the Cross, presented by youth group in Getty Hall: Sunday, Feb. 25, 8:30 a.m. and noon; Tuesday, Feb. 27, 5 p.m.; Friday, March 2, 2 and 7 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, Feb. 16-March 23, 2 and 7 p.m. Led by Bishop Zubik on Feb. 23 (in conjunction with parish mission).

St. Scholastica, Aspinwall

• Meager meal, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4-7 p.m. Includes bowl of soup and bread. Requested donation is $5, benefiting parish's Appalachia team mission trip in June to southern West Virginia.

• Study, on Pope Francis' document “On Love in the Family (“Amoris Laetitia”), Wednesdays, Feb. 28-April 18, 7-9 p.m., Ministry Center library. For information, contact Andrew Bechman at andybechman@saintscholastica.com.

• Lenten retreat, “Is God Talking to You?,” Thursday, March 8, 7-8:30 p.m., Pastoral Center. Sponsored by Aquinas Guild.

• Lenten soup dinner and prayer services, Thursday, March 22, 6:30 p.m., parish hall. Includes simple meal and reflective prayer. Sponsored by parish's Hope for Haiti Committee.

• Women's stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, noon.

• Parish stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 7 p.m.

SS. Simon and Jude,

ScottTownship

Participating in cluster mission, see information at end of Allegheny County listing.

• Bible study, “Journey Through Scripture: The Bible and the Virgin Mary,” Thursdays, March 8-May 31 (no session March 29), 6:30-8 p.m., Parish Life Center. This 12-week video-based course is facilitated by Mary Angela Ogg. Fee is $10. To register, call Bethann Petrovich at 412-563-3189, ext. 209, or e-mail bethann@ssjpittsburgh.org.

• Tenebrae service, Monday, March 26, 6 p.m.

• Confessions, Monday and Wednesday, March 26 and 28, 6 p.m.

• Worship services, Tuesdays, Eucharistic adoration, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., chapel, followed by adoration in church from 4-6:45 p.m., 6-7 p.m. confessions, holy hour and Benediction, 7 p.m. Mass.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 1 and 7:30 p.m.

• Parish offers small group Bible study every day of week at different times. For information, call Bonnie at 412-563-3189, ext. 224, or e-mail bonniessjpittsburgh.org.

St. Sylvester, Brentwood

• “Rise Against Hunger,” Wednesday, March 14, 7-9 p.m., church hall.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays, Feb. 16-March 16, 2 p.m. (children's) and 7 p.m. Living Stations of the Cross, Friday, March 23, 1:45 and 7 p.m.

St. Teresa of Avila,

Perrysville

• Faith enrichment program,“The Unsung Women of Catholic History,” with Susan Mohall-Szymanski, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 7 p.m.; “The Healing Power of Lent,” with Capuchin Father Scott Seethaler, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 7 p.m. Sponsored by parish's ChristLife Spirit Refill Team, programsare free and open to the public.

• Family Lenten Penance service, Wednesday, March 7, 6:30 p.m. Several priests available for sacrament of reconciliation.

• Recitation of rosary, followed by presentation by Father Christopher Mannerino on Our Lady of Knock, Tuesday, March 13, 7 p.m. Sponsored by parish's ChristLife Refill Team. Rosary is recited at 7 p.m. on the 13th of every month throughout the year.

• “Wednesday Wisdom series,” Wednesdays, March 14-May 16, 7 p.m., Schoppol Hall. Program will use Jeff Cavins' “God's Vision of Love,” and will explore different themes throughout Lent and Easter, including wisdom; wisdom in decision-making; wisdom in finances; wisdom in relationships; wisdom for peace of mind; wisdom in speech; wisdom in age; wisdom in Christ.

• Stations of the Cross, Feb. 16-March 23 (except March 16), 7 p.m. Living Stations of the Cross, Friday, March 16, 7 p.m., led by parish youth.

• Stations of Light (Easter stations), Wednesday, April 4, 7 p.m.

St. Therese of Lisieux,

Munhall

• Family Mardi Gras celebration, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 6:30-8:30 p.m., cafeteria.

• Lenten parish renewal, with Father John Marcucci, Saturday-Wednesday, March 3-7. Schedule: Talk, Sunday, March 4, 6 p.m.: Monday-Wednesday, March 5-7, 7 p.m. talk, preceded by meager meal, served at 6 p.m. in parish's club room; confessions, following talk on Tuesday, March 6; talk geared for seniors, Wednesday, March 7, 1 p.m. All talks in church. For information, call 412-462-8161 or visit www.st-therese.net.

• Living stations of the Cross: Saturday, March 24, 10:45 a.m., gym, presented by religious education students; Tuesday, March 27, 7 p.m., presented by school students.

• Penance service, Monday, March 26, 7 p.m.

• Easter egg hunt, Saturday, March 31, 3 p.m.

• Sacrament of reconciliation: Saturdays, 9:30 a.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, March 27 and 28, 8:45 p.m.

• Prayer groups, meet on Mondays, 11 a.m.-noon.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 1:30 and 7 p.m.

Transfiguration,

Russellton

• Continuation of class, “The Bible and the Sacraments,” by Scott Hahn and facilitated by Father James Holland, Tuesdays, Feb. 13-March 20, 6-7 p.m., and Saturdays, Feb. 17-March 24, 9-10 a.m. (Saturday classes are a repeat of the Tuesday class).

• Lenten Mass and adoration, Wednesdays, 6 p.m. Mass, followed by exposition and Eucharistic adoration, along with confessions, 6:30-7 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, noon.

St. Ursula, Allison Park

• Lenten Scripture study, “Unlocking the Mystery of the Bible,” Mondays in February and March, 7 p.m.

• Palm Sunday brunch, Sunday, March 25, following 9 a.m. Mass.

• Easter egg hunt, Sunday, March 25, 10:45 a.m.

• Meager meals, Fridays at noon.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 2 p.m.

St. Valentine, Bethel Park

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of lent, Feb. 16-30, 7 p.m.

St. Winifred,

Mount Lebanon

• “Fireside Chats with Father Peter on Gospel of Mark,” Wednesdays of Lent (except March 21, which will be Thursday, March 22), starting 7 p.m., school Room 101.

• Taize service, Friday, March 23, 7 p.m. This is a reflective service of music and prayer to deepen your spirituality and come closer to Christ.

CLUSTER PARISH MISSION

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton,

Carnegie

St. Margaret, Green Tree

Our Lady of Grace,

Scott Township

SS. Simon and Jude,

Scott Township

• “Our Journey with God,” conducted by Joe and Maria Killian. Monday-Thursday, Feb. 26-March 1, 7 p.m. Schedule and location: Monday, Feb. 26, Our Lady of Grace; Tuesday, Feb. 27, SS. Simon and Jude; Wednesday, Feb. 28, St. Margaret; Thursday, March 1, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton.

BEAVER COUNTY

St. Blaise, Midland

Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 7 p.m., followed by Chaplet of the Divine Mercy and Benediction.

Good Samaritan,

Ambridge

• Monday with Mary, “Living Rosary Novena to Our Lady of Lourdes,” Mondays, for nine weeks, beginning Feb. 19, 6:30 p.m. Women of all ages are invited to pray the rosary. Includes daily and weekly novena prayers to Our Lady of Lourdes, meditations for the sorrowful mysteries and healing prayers. For information and to register, call 724-266-6565, ext. 12.

• Five-week Lenten journey, “Forgiven: The Transforming Power of Confession,” Wednesdays, beginning Feb. 21, 7:15 p.m. (following 6:30 p.m. Mass), or Fridays, beginning Feb. 23, 11 a.m., upstairs classroom in Jericho Hall. For information and to register, call Susan DiPietro at 724-266-6565, ext. 17.

St. John the Baptist,

Baden

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, starting Feb. 16, 6 p.m.

St. John the Baptist,

Monaca

• Adult education series, “Apologetics — Explaining and Defending the Catholic Faith,” Tuesdays, Feb. 20-March 13, 7 p.m., Msgr. Farri Hall. Presented by Father Michael Ruffalo.

• Solemn Lenten vespers, Sunday of Lent, 4 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 7 p.m.

Our Lady of Peace,

Conway

• Penance service, Wednesday, March 14, 7 p.m.

• Tenebrae service, Wednesday, March 28, 8 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, Feb. 16-March 23, 1 and 6 p.m.

SS. Peter and Paul,

Beaver

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, Feb. 16-March 23, 2 p.m. (led by school children), 4 and 7 p.m.

St. Titus, Aliquippa

• Holy hour, with vespers, homily by Father John Marcucci, silent adoration and Benediction, Wednesdays, March 21 and 28, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 4 p.m.

BUTLER COUNTY

St. Alphonsus,

West Sunbury

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 7 p.m.

St. Gregory, Zelienople

Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent (except Good Friday), 2:20 p.m. (led by schoolchildren), 7 p.m.

Holy Sepulcher,

Glade Mills

• Penance service, Monday, March 19, 7 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 7 p.m.

GREENE COUNTY

St. Ignatius, Bobtown

• Penance service, Wednesday, March 28, 7 p.m.

St. Thomas, Clarksville

All at St. Marcellus Church in Jefferson.

• ChristLife series, Thursdays, 6-8:30 p.m., social hall.

• Penance service, Tuesday, March 27, 7 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Wednesdays of Lent (except Ash Wednesday), 6:30 p.m.

LAWRENCE COUNTY

St. Camillus,

Neshannock Township

• First Friday Eucharistic adoration, Friday, March 2, 6:30 p.m., with Divine Office and Benediction.

• Haggadah: “Seder Meal: A Passover Experience,” Sunday, March 18, 5 p.m., McGurk Hall. Cost is $12.50 for adults, with discounted prices for children 10 and younger, and free for children 5 and younger.

• Confessions, Saturdays, 11 a.m.-noon.

• Musical Passion play, “Make Us Believers,” Monday, March 26, 7 p.m. Suggested donation is $5 at door.

• Penance service, Tuesday, March 27.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, Feb. 16-March 23, 7 p.m.

Catholic Community

of New Castle

St. Joseph the Worker

Mary, Mother of Hope

St. Vincent de Paul

St. Vitus

• Adult education program, Jeff Cavins' “Walking Toward Eternity,” Mondays, Jan. 8-March 5, 7-9 p.m., social hall of St. Joseph the Worker Parish.

• Penance services, 7 p.m. Schedule: Tuesday, March 20, Mary, Mother of Hope; Wednesday, March 21, St. Joseph the Worker; Thursday, March 22, St. Vincent de Paul; Wednesday, March 28, St. Vitus.

• Stations of the Cross: Fridays of Lent, following noon Mass, Mary, Mother of Hope; Friday, Feb. 16 and 23, 7 p.m., St. Vitus; Friday, March 2 and 9, 7 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul; Friday, March 16 and 23, 7 p.m., St. Joseph the Worker.

Holy Redeemer,

Ellwood City

• Education series, presented by Father Mark Thomas, 7 p.m., Parish Ministry Center, 603 Bridge St. Wednesday, March 7, “The Importance of the Biblical Accounts of Creation;” Thursday, March 15, “Creative Reflection on the Passion.”

• Penance service, Tuesday, March 13, 7 p.m.

• Holy hour, with confessions, Tuesdays, 7 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross and Benediction, Fridays of Lent,

7 p.m.

WASHINGTON COUNTY

St. Alphonsus,

McDonald

• Holy hour and Benediction, Wednesdays, Feb. 21 and March 7, 7-8 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 7 p.m.

St. Benedict the Abbot,

PetersTownship

• Lenten Scripture study, “A Deeper Look at the Sunday Scriptures of Lent,” with Father Adam Potter and Dennis Gehrlein, Tuesdays, Feb. 20-March 20, 9:30-11 a.m., Room 204-206 of the Family Life Center. (Also see St. Francis of Assisi, Finleyville).

• Evenings of reflection, Wednesdays, Feb. 21-March 14, 6-7 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, Feb. 16-March 23, 1:30 and 7:30 p.m.

St. Damien of Molokai,

Monongahela

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 6:30 p.m.

St. Francis of Assisi,

Finleyville

• Lenten Scripture study, with Father Adam Potter and Dennis Gehrlein, “A Deeper Look at the Sunday Scriptures of Lent,” Thursdays, Feb. 15-March 15, 9:30-11 a.m., Finley Hall. (See St. Benedict the Abbot.)

• Penance service, Tuesday, March 27, 7 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent (except Good Friday),

7 p.m.

St. Hilary, Washington

• Lenten vespers, followed by Benediction, Tuesdays, Feb. 20 and 27, March 6, 6 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 6 p.m.

Holy Rosary, Muse

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 7 p.m. Fridays, March 16 and 23, will be soup and stations. A Lenten supper of soup begins at 6 p.m., followed at 7 p.m. with Stations of the Cross that reflects on Jesus' Way of the Cross by praying the psalms.

Immaculate Conception,

Washington

All at Immaculate Conception Church unless indicated.

• Adult education program, “The Lamb's Supper,” with Father George Chortos, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 7 p.m.

• Reconciliation service, Thursday, March 22, 7 p.m., Sacred Heart Church in Claysville.

• Reconciliation service, Monday, March 26, 7 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 1 p.m. children's stations, 7 p.m. adults.

St. Katharine Drexel,

Bentleyville

• Evening of reflection, “How Lent Prepares Us to Share the Good News of our Easter Joy,” Wednesday, March 14, 7-8:30 p.m. Presented by Dave Van Vickle.

• Eucharistic adoration, Fridays in Lent, following 9 a.m. Mass through 6:30 p.m.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 6:30 p.m.

St. Mary, Cecil Township

• Three-part speaker series, with Bridgeville Area Catholic Churches (see St. Barbara and Holy Child in Bridgeville), Monday, March 5, 7 p.m. Sister Mary Gianna will present “From None to Nun.” She will share her 10-year journey from agnostic student of Columbine High School during shooting to entering religious life and tenderly and passionately leading others.

• Education program, “Understanding Dementia/Alzheimers, Monday, March 12, 6:30 p.m., hall. Presented by Maureen Sirianni from Country Meadows.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays, Feb. 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21 and 28, 7 p.m. Living Stations of the Cross with youth, Friday, Feb. 28, 7 p.m.

St. Michael, Avella

• Stations of the Cross, Wednesdays of Lent, Feb. 21-March 28, 4 p.m.


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