A circle of friends on pilgrimage for the love of God

Past Events

Good Friday Service

Join us for a solemn observance of the Passion of Our Lord. We call this day good because in the cross, Christ defeated sin and death and made a way for us to enter the great communion of Father, Son, and Holy Spirit

Christmas Day Worship

Join us on Christmas Day to celebrate the birth of Jesus. We will enjoy of a time of reflection on the mystery of the Incarnation. We will celebrate in Word and Sacrament.

Christmas Eve Worship

Join us on Christmas Eve for a sacred service of Word and Sacrament. We will rehearse the good news of great joy first delivered to the shepherds.

Lessons & Carols

Join us for a special service on Word and Song as we prepare our hearts for the coming of the Lord. This pattern of nine lessons and carols dates back to 1880 with Right Rev. Edward White Benson at Truro Cathedral in Cornwall.

Advent Messy Church

Join us for the first Sunday on Advent with a special Messy Church. What is Advent? Come find out. What is Messy Church? This is a family-integrated approach to enjoy gathering as a community of faith. Everybody is welcome! From the younger among us to the younger at heart. We will do hands-on activities to explore Advent themes from Scripture, to reflect…

Easter Vigil

The Great Vigil, when observed, is the first liturgy of Easter Day. It is celebrated at a convenient time between sunset on Holy Saturday and sunrise on Easter morning. It is appropriate that the service begin in darkness. The liturgy normally consists of four parts: The Service of Light: a new fire is kindled, and from it the Paschal Candle is lit,…

Stations of the Cross

The Stations of the Cross have formed part of Christian devotion at Passiontide for many centuries because they enable us to engage actively with the path of suffering walked by Jesus. They originated when early Christians visited Jerusalem and wanted to follow literally in the footsteps of Jesus, tracing the path from Pilate’s house to Calvary. They would pause for prayer and…

Good Friday

The Good Friday liturgy is the second part of the Triduum (the sacred three days). This most somber of all days is appropriately marked by fasting, abstinence, and penitence, leading us to focus on Jesus and the meaning of his Cross. Some churches do not use musical instruments or bells on this day. The church is often darkened. The bare, stark appearance…

Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday receives its name from the mandatum (commandment) given by our Lord: “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another” (JOHN 13:34). At the Last Supper, Jesus washed his disciples’ feet and commanded them to love and serve one another as he had done.…

All Hallow’s Eve Service

Join St. Brendan’s on October 31st for our All Hallow’s Eve liturgy. We will plan to have our monthly meal following service.