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This week

February 28 - March 1, 2015 • Second Sunday of Lent

Reading I: Genesis 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18
Psalm 116: I will walk before the Lord, in the land of the living.
Reading II: Romans 8:31b-34
Gospel: Mark 9:2-10

Gathering: How Can I Keep from Singing?
Gathering Outreach & 11: This is the Time of Fulfillment
Kyrie: Mass of Charity and Love
Psalm: I Will Walk Before the Lord OR Be Merciful, O Lord
Gospel Acc: Mass of Joy and Peace
Preparation of Gifts: We Remember
Eucharist Acclamations: Mass of Charity and Love
Communion 1: You Are the Way
Communion 2: Take and Eat
Communion 3: Christ Be Our Light
Anthem STA: Run to Jesus (Dett)
Sending Forth:Glory and Praise to God
Sending Forth Outreach & 11: Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise

Lent 2015: How to Fast
Fast from judging others; Feast on the Christ dwelling in them.
Fast from emphasis on differences; Feast on the unity of life.
Fast from apparent darkness; Feast on the reality of light.
Fast from thoughts of illness; Feast on the healing power of God.
Fast from words that pollute; Feast on phrases that purify.
Fast from discontent; Feast on gratitude.
Fast from anger; Feast on patience.
Fast from pessimism; Feast on optimism.
Fast from worry; Feast on divine order.
Fast from complaining; Feast on appreciation.
Fast from negatives; Feast on affirmatives.
Fast from unrelenting pressures; Feast on unceasing prayer.
Fast from hostility; Feast on non-resistance.
Fast from bitterness; Feast on forgiveness.
Fast from self-concern; Feast on compassion for others.
Fast from personal anxiety; Feast on eternal truth.
Fast from discouragements; Feast on hope.
Fast from facts that depress; Feast on verities that uplift.
Fast from lethargy; Feast on enthusiasm.
Fast from thoughts that weaken; Feast on promises that inspire.
Fast from shadows of sorrow; Feast on the sunlight of serenity.
Fast from idle gossip; Feast on purposeful silence.
Fast from problems that overwhelm; Feast on prayer that strengthens.

events

Easter Vigil choir rehearsals
Saturdays: Feb. 28; March 21 and 28. 10 a.m. at STA.

Open the Doors to Your Heart - Intergenerational Lenten Preparation
Presented by Sister Dorothy Ederer
Sunday, March 1 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.; STA school gym
Join us for food, fun and inspiration! No charge, but you must register.
Contact Dian at 351-5460 or dsilvey@elcatholics.org.

Soup and Substance - every Wednesday during Lent at STA, Fr. Mac Hall
6:00 p.m.: simple meal of soup and rolls
6:30: featured presentation, Q&A
No cost, but canned and non-perishable food items are welcomed for our food cupboard.
If you are interested in volunteering to cook soup for any of the sessions,
contact Al at 351-5460 or al@elcatholics.org

Fish Fry Dinners during Lent
Fridays 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the STA gym or drive-thru behind the gym
K of C will be serving up a buffet with fish (both baked and fried), coleslaw, fries, macaroni, rolls, vegetables and fruit.
Cost for adults is $10. Kids 5-12 are $5 and kids under 5 eat free. Family price $28.

Stations of the Cross for Lent
Fridays: 5:15 p.m. at St. John; 7:00 p.m. at St. Thomas

No choir rehearsals on March 12 (MSU Spring Break)

Holy Week 2015
Holy Thursday Liturgies -
April 2: 7:00 p.m. at St. John; 7:30 STA.
(Procession from St. John to STA)
Good Friday Mass - April 3: St. John 12:15 p.m; STA 3:00 p.m. NO Stations of the Cross
Easter Vigil - April 4: 6:00 p.m. call for choir; 7:00 dinner; 8:30 Mass
Easter Sunday - April 5: St. John 8:00, 10:00 and noon (no evening Masses);
STA 9:00 and 11:00 a.m.

Spring Concert at St. John: Friday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m.

The Singers on the Grand present "Taking the Show on the Road"
Two shows at Lansing's Riverwalk Theatre:
Saturday, April 25 at 8:00 p.m and Sunday, April 26 at 2:00 p.m.
Join the sentimental and fun-filled journey with the Singers on The Grand when they’re “Takin’ the Show on the Road” this year to classic American musical destinations with Broadway, jazz and pop standards. Music will be performed as solos, duets as well as the close harmonies of the 11-vocalist choral group accompanied by the gifted seven-piece Grand Band.
Tickets can be purchased online or by calling 517-482-5700

Lansing Concert Band - Spring Concert 2015
Sunday, May 3 at 3:00 pm • East Lansing High School Auditorium
Special Guests: The LCB Big Band
We will be featuring the Kenneth G. Bloomquist prize winner in our 2015 Young Artist Competition, and our own LCB Big Band with music from the jazz era.

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psalms
cantors
 
4:30 p.m. Saturday
9:00 a.m. Sunday
11:00 a.m. Sunday
February 28 - March 1, 2015 • Second Sunday of Lent
Cantor:
Cristina
Jessica
Jon
Accompanist:
Hae Won
Hae Won
Hae Won
March 7-8, 2015 • Third Sunday of Lent
Cantor:
Matt
Mary
Connor
Accompanist:
Hae Won
Hae Won
Hae Won
March 14-15, 2015 • Fourth Sunday of Lent
Cantor:
Matt
Elizabeth
Heidi
Accompanist:
Hae Won
Hae Won
Hae Won
March 21-22, 2015 • Fifth Sunday of Lent
Cantor:
Cristina
Jessica
Jessica
Accompanist:
Hae Won
Hae Won
Hae Won

cantors 2
Sunday
8:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m.
Noon
5:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m.
March 1, 2015 • Second Sunday of Lent
Cantor:
Angela
Sue
Spencer
Erika
Alice
Accompanist:
Eunsun
Eunsun
Eunsun
Hae Won
Nora
March 8, 2015 • Third Sunday of Lent
Cantor:
Matt
Danielle
Jeanne
Spring Break:
No 5:00
Matt
Accompanist:
Eunsun
Eunsun
Eunsun
Hae Won
March 15, 2015 • Fourth Sunday of Lent
Cantor:
Matt
Alison
Ellen
Emma
Matt
Accompanist:
Eunsun
Eunsun
Eunsun
Hae Won
Hae Won
March 22, 2015 • Fifth Sunday of Lent
Cantor:
Kate
Anna
Angela
Connor
Alice
Accompanist:
Eunsun
Eunsun
Eunsun
Hae Won
Hae Won

 

music schedule

March 7-8, 2015 • Third Sunday of Lent
Gathering: Amazing Grace
Gathering Outreach & 11: This is the Time of Fulfillment
Kyrie: Mass of Charity and Love
Psalm: Lord, You Have the Words (GC 27)
Gospel Acc: Mass of Joy and Peace
Preparation of Gifts: Now We Remain
Eucharist Acclamations: Mass of Charity and Love
Communion 1: Eye Has Not Seen
Communion 2: Taste and See
Anthem STA: Ave Verum Corpus #34
Sending Forth: Near the Cross
Sending Forth Outreach & 11: Christ Is Made the Sure Foundation

March 14-15, 2015 • Fourth Sunday of Lent
Gathering: I Want to Walk as a Child of the Light
Gathering Outreach & 11: This is the Time of Fulfillment
Kyrie: Mass of Charity and Love
Psalm: Let My Tongue Be Silenced (Lyric Psalter B)
Gospel Acc: Mass of Joy and Peace
Preparation of Gifts: I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say
Eucharist Acclamations: Mass of Charity and Love
Communion 1: God So Loved the World
Communion 2: Oh, Freedom
Communion 3: Psalm 27: The Lord Is My Light
Anthem STA: O Cross of Christ
Sending Forth: Awake, O Sleeper
Sending Forth Outreach & 11: From Ashes to the Living Font

March 21-22, 2015 • Fifth Sunday of Lent
Gathering: Gathered As One
Gathering Outreach & 11: This is the Time of Fulfillment
Kyrie: Mass of Charity and Love
Psalm: Create in Me (GC 57)
Gospel Acc: Mass of Joy and Peace
Preparation of Gifts: When We Are Living/Pues Si Vivimos
Eucharist Acclamations: Mass of Charity and Love
Communion 1: In Remembrance of You
Communion 2: Jesus Christ, Bread of Life
Communion 3: You Welcome in Me
Communion Outreach & 11:
Attende Domine; Create in Me; Take and Eat
Sending Forth: We Bring God's Holy Love
Sending Forth Outreach & 11: O God, Beyond All Praising


 
Matt Eldred, Music Director
E-mail: meldred@elcatholics.org
Office Phone: 517.351.7215 Ext. 318

St. Thomas Aquinas Parish
955 Alton Road • East Lansing, MI 48823
Phone: 517.351.7215 • Fax: 517.351.7271

Weekend Masses:
Saturday 4:30 p.m. • Sunday 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m.

Weekday Masses:
Monday–Friday 6:30 a.m.
Wednesday & Friday 9:00 a.m.

St. John Church & Student Center
327 M.A.C. Avenue • East Lansing, MI 48823
Phone: 517.337.9778 • Fax: 517.337.8358

Weekend Masses:
Sunday 8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., noon
5:00 p.m*., 7:00 p.m.

Weekday Masses:
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 12:15 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday 9:15 p.m.

*5:00 Sunday only held during MSU Fall & Spring semesters

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