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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Saturday, March 20, 2010

St. Andrew's offers Lent observances

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Advertiser Staff

The Cathedral of St. Andrew is offering worship services, noontime concerts, Taiz Evensong and Sung Compline evening services on Wednesdays during the season of Lent.

A Holy Eucharist service, which includes a short sermon and Holy Communion, is held at 11:45 a.m. in Parke Chapel. Noontime concerts feature the the cathedral's musicians performing chamber and choral music as well as recitals on an Aeolian-Skinner pipe organ. The concerts, which start at 12:15 a.m., are free and open to the public. Attendees are invited to bring lunch and dine in the pews.

Taiz Evensong, a contemplative half-hour service, gets under way at 5:30 p.m. Sung Compline, a simple evening service that "asks for God's protection during the night" begins at 8 p.m. Both evening services are held in the Episcopal cathedral, 229 Queen Emma Square. For additional information, call 524-2822.

PASSOVER SEDER SET FOR MARCH 27

The Manoa Punahou Catholic Community will host its annual Passover Seder ceremonial dinner featuring readings from the Haggadah next week at Punahou School.

The Haggadah the Jewish religious text that sets out the order of Passover Seder will be used to tell the biblical story of Jewish liberation from slavery in ancient Egypt. The event will also include rabbinical commentary on various Passover customs from the era of the Mishnah. The dinner is to get under way at 6 p.m. March 27 at St. Pius X Church Hall, 2821 Lowrey Ave. For additional information, call 973-2211.