Come and join us at St. Mary’s this Lent, but what’s it all about? Sister Joan Chittister says:-

“Lent is about becoming, doing and changing whatever it is that is blocking the fullness of life in us right now.”

Tuesday 13th February, 6pm  – Shrove Tuesday worship & pancake party.

Wednesday 14th February, 7.30pm – Ash Wednesday Eucharist & imposition of ashes.

Sunday 18th February, 10am – Non Eucharistic Praise Service, 6pm Holy Communion

Sunday nights, 6pm – Lent Evening Services, Soul Making (18th Feb – 25th March) Click here for more details  Soul Making

Tuesday nights, 7.30pm – Churches Together Lent Course at Portchester Methodist Church (20th Feb – 20th March)

Wednesday Lunchtimes, 12noon – Churches together Lent service and lunch at Portchester Methodist Church. (21st Feb – 21st March)

Sunday 25th February, 10am – All Age Service and 6pm Choral Evensong

Thursday 1st March, 10.30am – Theology Group (Parish Hall) – Rev Emmanuel Nazir will be speaking about The Passion of Jesus and the persecution of Christians in Pakistan today.

Thursday 8th March, 7.30pm – Bible Book Club, looking at Esther   (Please contact the office for more details on 02392 321380)

Saturday 10th March, 8.00am – Men’s Breakfast Bible Study with Peter Battley

Sunday 11th March, 10am – Mothering Sunday, 6pm Healing Service

Sunday 18th March, 10am – Passion Sunday, 6pm Taize Service

Sunday 25th March, 10am – Palm Sunday, All Age service with a procession from the Oak Tree outside The Cormorant. 6pm Celtic Worship

Holy Week

Monday 26th March – Wednesday 28th March, 7.30pm Compline

Thursday 29th March, 7.30pm – Maundy Thursday Eucharist followed by Vigil

Friday 30th March, 9.45am – Good Friday March from the Precinct and 12noon – 3pm Good Friday Vigil Service

Saturday 31st March, 8.00pm – Confirmation Service at Portsmouth Cathedral

Sunday 1st April – EASTER DAY – Services at 6.00am & 10.00am