Christ Church Cathedral is the Cathedral for the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts.
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The most important thing that I can tell you about our Cathedral is that it is marked by Easter joy – as a parish family, and as the mother church of the Diocese of Western Massachusetts. ...more.
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April 11, 2014
Holy Week at Christ Church Cathedral
April 13 Palm Sunday
8:00 AM Holy Eucharist, Passion Gospel and Liturgy of Palms
10:00 AM Holy Eucharist, Passion Gospel and Liturgy of Palms
12:15 PM La Santa Eucaristía, La Pasión y La Liturgia de Las Palmas
6:00 PM Compline
April 14 Monday in Holy Week
Noon Holy Eucharist
April 15 Tuesday in Holy Week
11:30 AM Holy Eucharist & Diocesan Clergy Renewal of Ordination Vows
April 16 Wednesday in Holy Week
Noon Holy Eucharist
April 17 Maundy Thursday
11:45 AM Holy Eucharist
6:00 PM Holy Eucharist with Choir, Foot Washing and Stripping of Altar
7:00 PM Agape Meal, Foot Washing and Tenebrae (Spanish)
9:00 PM All-Night Prayer Vigil
April 18 Good Friday
11:00-Noon Coffee and Hot Cross buns in the Brook Foyer
Noon 'Stations in the Streets' – Way of the Cross in downtown Springfield
1-3 PM Silent Prayers in the Cathedral
5:30 PM Good Friday Liturgy with Choir
7:00 PM Oficio de Viernes Santo y Camino de la Cruz
April 19 Holy Saturday
9:00 AM Proper Liturgy
7:00 PM The Great Vigil of Easter
April 20 Easter Day
6:00 AM Sunrise Service in the Fitch Courtyard
8:00 AM Festival Choral Eucharist
10:00 AM Festival Choral Eucharist
12:15 PM La Solemne Pascua del Señor
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Opportunities for Spiritual Nurture during Lent
'Letting Go for the Sake of Life' – Wednesdays at 7:00 PM
The adult education offering this Lent is a series of discussions on 'Letting go,'
at St. Andrew’s Church in Longmeadow – led by Dean Munroe and area clergy.
Confirmation/Reception/Reaffirmation – Mondays at 7:00 PM
Dean Munroe prepares parishioners for Confirmation with classes that examine
the Christian faith through the lens of the Anglican tradition.
Pastors’ Council Services – Wednesdays at 7:00 PM
The Pastors’ Council of Springfield holds Lenten services of worship at a different
church each week. Dean Munroe and Canon Dwyer help lead the services.
Practicing Resurrection – Thursdays at 10:30 AM
Dean Munroe leads a study on Irresistible Revolution, by Shane Claiborne and
Jim Wallis, a book on extending our faith out into a broken world.
Centering Prayer – Saturdays at 10:30 AM
On Saturday mornings, all are invited to gather in a quiet space to experience
Centering Prayer, listening for the voice of God.
An Un-Quiet Day – Saturday, March 8, at 10 AM
Bishop Fisher leads a Lenten 'Un-quiet Day' at St. Mark’s Church
in East Longmeadow. We’re all invited.
Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood – Saturday, March 22, at 9 AM
Dean Munroe offers a half-day Lenten Retreat for Cathedral parishioners,
which includes a 20-minute 'Prayer Walk' around the Cathedral neighborhood.
Compline – Sunday Evening, March 23 and April 13
Compline is a simple, meditative service led by the Compline Choir, giving
thanks for the blessings of the day and commending the night hours into God’s care.
Morning Prayer – Monday through Friday at 8:45 AM
Cathedral clergy and parishioners gather for Morning Prayer in All Saints
Chapel. All are welcome.
Mondays – 8:00 to 9:00 AM, Kendrick Room
Sundays – 9:00 to 9:45 AM, Diocesan Common Room
Faithfully, in Christ, Jim