Lent at St. David’s

  • Lent 2022

    Lenten Labyrinth Walk: Saturday, April 9, 10 a.m.-Noon, Outdoor Labyrinth. Because the medieval period labyrinths have been associated with Lenten pilgrimages. Come and walk St. David’s outdoor labyrinth while listening to meditative music provided by Mark Wischkaemper as a way to enter into Holy Week, the final leg of the Lenten journey. 

    Iftar Dinner: Thursday, April 7, 7-9 p.m. Sumners Hall. Organized by the Dialogue Institute of Austin as an opportunity for Christians and Muslims to come together in interfaith dialogue. Register for Dinner.

    Preparation and Practice

    Worship & Prayer

    Reconciliation: Our priests offer the Reconciliation of a Penitent or Sacrament of Reconciliation at any time, but especially during the season of Lent and Advent.

    Click here to learn more about Reconciliation

    Please see page 446 in the Book of Common Prayer (BCP English | Spanish) for more information about this pastoral office. If you are interested in a private, confidential meeting with a priest to confess your sins and to be assured of God’s absolution, please contact the priest of your choice. You may call the main number 512-610-3500 and leave a message for the priest with whom you prefer to speak. 

    Evening Prayer

    Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m.  Register for Zoom links.

    Fourth Sunday in Lent

    March 27 | Regular service schedule
    Town Hall meeting at 10 a.m. in Crail C this Sunday.

    Fifth Sunday in Lent

    April 3 | Regular service schedule

    Holy Week schedule

    April 10 | Palm Sunday

    8 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite I, Historic Church, Livestreamed 
    10 a.m. Combined outdoor service
    8 p.m. Compline, Bethell Hall, Livestreamed

    April 14 | Maundy Thursday

    12 p.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite II, Outdoor Labyrinth
    6 p.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite II Bethell Hall
    7:30 p.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite II, Historic Church, Livestreamed

    April 15 | Good Friday 

    7 a.m. Stations of the Cross, Historic Church 
    10 a.m. Good Friday Children’s Program, Sumners Hall
    12 p.m. Liturgy of Good Friday, Historic Church 
    1:30 p.m. Stations of the City, with St. David’s Youth Ministry
    7:30 p.m. Liturgy of Good Friday, Historic Church, Livestreamed  

    April 16 | Holy Saturday 

    9 a.m. Liturgy of Holy Saturday, Historic Church
    7:30 p.m. The Great Vigil of Easter, Historic Church, Livestreamed
    9-10 p.m. Feast of Milk and Honey, Sumners Hall    

    April 17 | Easter Sunday 

    7:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite I, Historic Church 
    9 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite II, Historic Church 
    9 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Enriching Our Worship, Outdoor Labyrinth
    (If raining, meets in Bethell Hall) 
    11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Historic Church, Livestreamed 
    12:15 p.m. Parish Potluck, Crail Hall
    8 p.m. Compline, Bethell Hall, Livestreamed

    Special Events

    Formation Offerings

    NEW LENTEN JOURNEY GROUPSHere is a listing of new Lenten Journey Groups:

    • Ladder to the Light March 6-April 3, 10-11 a.m., Zoom and and Room 210
    • Virtual Pilgrimage to Malawi March 6-27, 10-11 a.m. (11:15-12:15 on March 27) Crail C and Zoom
    • Otherwise Christian: March 8-April 5, 7-8 p.m. Zoom (online only)
    • The Gospel According to Harry Potter: March 16-April 7, 6:30-7:30 p.m. (Virtual Only March 16) Vestry Conference Room and Zoom

    Outreach and Fellowship

    The Austin Area EpiscoPals (our 20/30-somethings group) has fun on Thursday nights, but we go to church too! Interested in getting involved with our group? Contact Amy Moehnke.

    Laundry Love
    Next meeting, Thursday, March 31, 5:30 p.m. Contact Dr. Amy Moehnke to volunteer.

    Laundry Love is a time of fellowship and fun centered around making the task of doing laundry less burdensome! Volunteers hand out supplies, serve food, and visit with participants. (Volunteers arrive at 5 p.m. if possible to help set up.)

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