Lent at St. Bart's


Lent at St. Bart's



Lent begins Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Holy Week: April 9 -15, 2017
Easter Day: April 16, 2017

Ash Wednesday, March 1
7 am – 7 pm: Imposition of Ashes
Continuous imposition of ashes. All are welcome.
8 am: Eucharist, Chapel
12:05 pm and 6 pm:  Choral Eucharist
     o  Listen to Dean Wolfe’s 6 pm Ash Wednesday sermon

The Journey Inward” Forum Series
Sundays in Lent at 10 am in the Great Hall
Clergy-led weekly Forums to help guide you in Lenten practices

Adult Confirmation and Reaffirmation Class
Sundays, March 5 to April 2, 12:30 - 2 pm
An adult discourse on religion, and preparation for Confirmation, Reception and Reaffirmation. All are welcome

Compline by Candlelight
Sundays in Lent at 6 pm in the Church
St. Bartholomew’s Boy and Girl Choristers will be singing the evening service of Compline by candlelight on Sundays in Lent. This 15-minute prayer service is the last service of the day in the monastic tradition. It will take place in the church at 6 pm.

Grief Group
March 15 - April 26.
A support group for those actively grieving the loss of a loved one. Please register with Betsy Scott at 212-223-3009.

Concert: J.S. Bach’s “St. John Passion”
Tuesday. March 28, at 7:30 pm
Pre-concert talk on Bach’s “St. John” Passion and Pärt’s “Passio” given by Michael Marissen, the Daniel Underhill Professor Emeritus of Music, Swarthmore College at 6:45 pm in the chapel.

The Choir of New College, Oxford, comes to the United States for the first time since the appointment of its new director, Robert Quinney. With renowned period-instrument ensemble, The English Concert Players, New College Choir performs J. S. Bach’s timeless setting of the Passion according to St. John. Purchase advance tickets here or by calling 212.378.0248. 

Concert Arvo Pärt: Passio
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 7:30 pm
The music of extraordinary Estonian composer, Arvo Pärt, has been described as mystical, hypnotic and transcendent.  His Passio (1982), a setting of St. John’s Passion in Latin, was inspired by the austerity of medieval monophonic settings of the Passion. 

St. Bartholomew’s Choir; Jeff Morrissey (Jesus), baritone; Ryland Angel (Pilate) tenor; Jason Roberts, organ; Instrumental Ensemble; William K. Trafka, conductor. Purchase advance tickets here or by calling 212.378.0248. 

Wednesday Bible Studies
Morning: 7:45–8:45 am, Chapel
Mid-day: 12:45–2 pm, Vestry Room

Meditation Practices
Living Christ Sangha: Sundays, 3–4:45 pm, Room 52
Meditation Mondays: 12:30–1:30 pm, Church
iRest: Mondays, 5:45–6:45 pm, Church
Yoga: Tuesdays 5:30–7 pm, Church
Tai Chi: Wednesdays, 9–10 am, Church
Centering Prayer: Saturdays, 10:45 am, Vestry Room