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Our Upcoming 2018 Lenten Series

Feb 2, 2018

q06ja7lgsw1kbcb58548vqp2ktl.pngLooking for something to enhance your Lenten experience? Share your Wednesday evenings us and watch "Jesus of Nazareth" at 6:00 pm in the Life Center Hall beginning Wed, Feb. 21.   It’s a PG-rated film and families are welcome!  

Our Lenten series for this year will feature 6 successive Wednesday night presentations of the highly acclaimed film by Franco Zeffirelli, Jesus of Nazareth,  celebrating its 40th anniversary!  Each week we will view a one hour portion of the film, preceded by a short reflection on that portion of Jesus’ earthly life.  The film covers the entirety of Jesus’ life, from the angel’s Annunciation to Mary to the post-Resurrection events.  Info-Bill Gent, bgent@hnj.org.

Weekly Schedule

Feb 21 – This week’s portion covers the events contained in the Infancy Narratives of Luke and Matthew, from the Annunciation to the Holy Family’s return to Nazareth.  (facilitated by Bill Gent)

Feb 28 – Our portion of the film this week covers Jesus’ life in Nazareth, the coming of John the Baptist, the calling of the Apostles and the beginnings of Jesus’ ministry.  (facilitated by Fr. Scott Circe)

Mar 7 – This week’s segment focuses on the apostles individually, Jesus’ parables and the beheading of John the Baptist.  (facilitated by Jim Curry)

Mar 14 --  Some of this week’s highlights include: the miracle of the loaves and fishes, the Sermon on the Mount and Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday.  (facilitated by Deacon Barry Schliesmann)

Mar 21 – The events of Holy Week are featured in our fifth night: Jesus’ betrayal by Judas, the celebration of Passover and the institution of the Eucharist.  (facilitated by Fr. Scott Circe)

Mar 28 – Our film series concludes with the events of Jesus’ Passion, Crucifixion and Resurrection, along with his appearances to his disciples after the Resurrection.  (facilitated by Jim Curry)

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