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March 9, 2013

Cantor Idan Irelander releases CD


St. Basil Salvatorian Center, 30 East St., Methuen: Tickets to the reverse raffle and dinner are available for $100. Drawing will be held April 17 at 6 p.m., and only 250 tickets will be sold. Grand prize is $5,000. Each ticket admits two people to a stuffed chicken dinner.

St. James Episcopal, 119 Washington St., Groveland: The parish hosts a progressive Lenten service with the five Episcopal churches in the Merrimack Valley, Wednesday at 6 p.m. Program include soup and bread supper, Lenten theme program reflecting the character and culture of the parish.

St. James, Winter Street, Haverhill: The parish hosts a Passover meal March 12 at 7 p.m. Participants can experience the rituals Jesus shared with his disciples on Holy Thursday and the day he instituted the sacrament of the Eucharist. To register, call 978-372-8537 or email Sister Rosa at rosa4_toledo@yahoo.com. City wide youth Mass is March 17 at 5 p.m. Reception follows.

St. Joseph of St. Mary and Joseph Parish, 33 Main St., Salem: 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. Lent in story and song is performed March 22 at 7 p.m.

St. Joseph Cathedral, 145 Lowell St., Manchester: Bishop Peter Libasci preaches on the spiritual works of mercy during the Lenten mission March 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. Luke the Evangelist, Newton: Lenten evening prayer is sung Sundays at 6 p.m. follow by reflection and reconciliation.

St. Matthew, 2 Searles Road, Windham: Lenten mission looks at the history of conversion from different Biblical characters March 15. This week, is the woman at the well. Program starts with stations of the Cross at 5:30 p.m. followed by a soup supper and video presentation, reflection, questions and discussion.

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