From the quiet reflections of Lent, to the solemn remembrances of Holy Week, and finally to the joyful triumph of Easter Sunday, this is a season rich in meaning and tradition. We hope you will find personal and spiritual significance in these 40 days. We invite you to learn more and experience something new in the upcoming services and contemplative spaces we will offer. 

Shrove Tuesday - February 13
Pancake supper, 5:30 p.m. in Satterlee Hall

Ash Wednesday - February 14

  • Holy Eucharist and imposition of ashes at 8:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. in the Cathedral 
  • Family service with Holy Eucharist and imposition of ashes at 5:00 p.m. in Cart Courtyard (Keenan Chapel if raining)
     

Morning Prayer

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, beginning Feb. 20, at 8:30 a.m. in Keenan Chapel (includes Holy Eucharist on Wednesdays). 
This schedule will continue in perpetuity, with the exception of announced breaks for Holy Week, Easter Week, Christmas Week, etc.

Choral Compline 

Thursdays, Feb. 15-March 21 at 8:00 p.m. in the Cathedral

Spaces for quiet prayer and reflection

Praying with Icons in Keenan Chapel
Tuesdays, Feb. 20-March 26, 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Labyrinth in Satterlee Hall
Open Fridays, Feb. 16-March 22, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Open Maundy Thursday after the 6:30 p.m. service through the early morning of Holy Saturday

Centering Prayer in Seibels Chapel
Fridays 12:00-12:45 p.m. (Brief orientation at 11:45)

Lenten Preaching Series

“A Life of Witness: Cultivating a Culture of Evangelism”
Noonday Prayer with guest preacher at 12:30 p.m. in the Cathedral
Lunch served at 12:00 and 1:00 p.m. in Satterlee Hall (choose one seating)

  • February 21: The Rev’d Doug Graul, Vicar of St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church, Chapin, S.C.
  • February 28: The Rev’d Kathryn Beaver, Rector of St. John’s Episcopal Church Congaree, Hopkins, S.C.
  • March 6: The Rev’d Kellan Day, Rector of St. James Episcopal Church, Greenville, S.C.
  • March 13: The Rev’d Marshall Jolly, Rector of St. Thaddeus Episcopal Church, Aiken, S.C.
  • March 20: The Rev’d Dorian Del Priore, Rector of Holy Cross Episcopal Church, Simpsonville, S.C.
  • March 27: The Right Reverend Daniel Richards, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Upper South Carolina


Holy Week

All regularly scheduled services, meetings, classes and events will be suspended for Holy Week and Easter Week (March 24-April 6).


Palm Sunday – March 24

  • Services at 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. in Keenan Chapel
  • Services at 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. in the Cathedral with refreshments on Lawn at 8:30 and 10:00 a.m. 
  • No Sunday School classes
  • A Meditation on the Passion of Christ at 4:00 p.m. in the Cathedral
     

Holy Tuesday – March 26

  • Chrism Mass and Renewal of Ordination Vows at 11:00 a.m. in the Cathedral


Spy Wednesday – March 27

  • Tenebrae at 8:00 p.m. in the Cathedral


Maundy Thursday – March 28

  • Family foot-washing and instructed Eucharist at 5:00 p.m. in Cart Courtyard and Keenan Chapel
  • Soup supper at 5:30 p.m. in Satterlee Hall
  • Proper Liturgy for Maundy Thursday with foot-washing, the Institution of the Eucharist, and Stripping of the Altar at 6:30 p.m. in the Cathedral
  • Organ improvisation on the Stations of the Cross at 10:00 p.m. in the Cathedral
  • All-night vigil at the Altar of Repose, Seibels Chapel in the Cathedral


Good Friday – March 29

  • Matins at 8:30 a.m. in the Cathedral
  • Three-hours’ devotion 12:00-3:00 p.m. in the Cathedral
  • Stations of the Cross for children and families 5:00 p.m. in Cart Courtyard
  • Proper Liturgy for Good Friday with Communion from the Reserved Sacrament 6:30 in the Cathedral


Holy Saturday – March 30

  • Children’s Easter egg-dying at 9:00 a.m. in Cart Courtyard
  • Proper Liturgy for Holy Saturday at 10:00 a.m. in the Cathedral
  • The Great Vigil of Easter with Holy Baptism and Holy Eucharist at 6:30 p.m. in the Cathedral
  • Parish Easter Party following the Vigil in Satterlee Hall


The Sunday of the Resurrection – March 31

  • Easter services at 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. in the Cathedral.
  • Festal Evensong at 4:00 p.m. in the Cathedral 
  • Holy Eucharist at 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. in Keenan Chapel

 

The Trinity parish offices will be closed on Monday, April 1. In addition, all regularly scheduled services, meetings, classes and events will be suspended for Holy Week and Easter Week (March 24-April 6).

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