St. Andrew, 90 Broadway, Methuen: Members read “The Rich and the Rest of Us” as A study book will be use.
St. Augustine, 34 Essex St., Andover: Evening prayer using the liturgy of the hours begins Wednesday at 6:15 p.m. through May 15. Actress Olivia Woodford performs “The Heart of the Cross,” March 2 at 9:30 a.m. The play looks at the Passion of Jesus through the eyes of five women close to Jesus. Seventh grade students in the religious education program host a Taize prayer service March 4 at 6:30 p.m.
St. David Episcopal, 231 Main St., Salem: Course on basic Christianity is held every Sunday in February at 11:30 a.m.
St. Joseph of St. Mary and Joseph Parish, 33 Main St., Salem: The Rev. Marc montminy speaks on the practical approach to evangelization during the men’s and women’s breakfast Feb. 23. It begins with coffee at 7:30 a.m. The Rev. John Michalowski leads a workshop on the spiritual exercises of St. Ignatius now through June. Participants will pray 45 to 60 minutes a day over the assigned scripture passages or meditations from Ignatius’ exercises, then write their experience in a journal. The program, “Exploring the Catholic Faith” where participants reflect on the Sunday gospel and discuss it, continues Sundays, 7-8:30 p.m. through Easter. Lenten Mission, March 4 to 7 after the 7:15 a.m. Mass.
St. Joseph Cathedral, 145 Lowell St., Manchester: Bishop Peter Libasci preaches on the spiritual works of mercy during the Lenten mission Feb. 20, 27, March 6, 13 and 20 at 7 p.m.
St. Lucy, 254 Merrimack St., Methuen: Stations of the Cross Fridays at 5:30 p.m. followed by soup or pizza.
St. Matthew, 2 Searles Road, Windham: The story of the Rich Young Man from the gospel of Mark will be discussed during the mission on convertson, Feb. 22. Program begins with stations of the cross at 5:30 p.m., soup supper at 6 p.m. with video presentation, reflection and discussion. This week’s theme of the stations of the cross is “Praying the Stations with Pope John Paul II,” Feb. 22 at 5:30 p.m. Eyes on Jesus prayer group meets Feb. 23 at 5 p.m.