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Events March 2017


2017 Mar Liturgy St. Ignatius Church Events Archdiocese and Universal Church
Lent begins on Ash Wednesday on March 1st and ends with the Celebration of the Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday on April 13, 2017.
Stations of the Cross – Fridays after 6 pm Mass during Lent

“Lent is a favorable season for deepening our spiritual life through the means of sanctification offered us by the Church: fasting, prayer and almsgiving.

At the basis of everything is the word of God, which during this season we are invited to hear and ponder more deeply.”- Pope Francis


1st Mar (Wed)
Ash Wednesday
Day of Fast and Abstinence

Distribution of Ashes during Mass (Japanese) at Main Chapel (7AM;12Noon;6PM)

Caritas Japan Lenten Collection
3rd (Fri) First Friday First Friday Prayer (Taizé Group) 7:00 PM Stations of the Cross after 6:00 pm Mass  
5th (Sun) First Sunday of Lent
  • Catechumenate Rite Mass at 10:00 AM
  • Blessing of Children at 12 noon Mass
  • Liturgy of the Word for Children in Xavier Chapel
  • Understand the Mass Talk (Japanese) from 1:00pm ~ Praise and Worship Prayer from 10 am in Room 203A
10th (Fri)   Stations of the Cross after 6:00 pm Mass  
12th (Sun) Second Sunday of Lent
  • Children Mass in Japanese ~ 10:00 am
  • Church Lenten Retreat in Japanese at St. Mary’s Chapel
18th (Sat)   Follow-up course at 2:00 pm (in Japanese)  
19th (Sun) Third Sunday of Lent
English-speaking Group Meeting at 1:45 PM in
Room 301-B (Main Building)
Meeting of all groups working for St. Ignatius Church from 1:00 pm at St. Joseph Hall
26th (Sun) Fourth Sunday of Lent
Farewell Party (if any) after 10 am mass
Lenten Recollection in English from 2:00 pm in Room 310 - Kibe Hall followed by Exposition of Blessed Sacrament and Adoration from 3:00 pm at St. Mary’s Chapel










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