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Spiritual Growth at

St. Bede

St. Bede the Venerable Roman Catholic Church has created opportunities for spiritual growth and reflection for the Lenten season for all residents of the La Cañada Flintridge community beginning with daily mass in the main church Monday through Friday at 8:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. and Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. Liturgy of the hours is also offered Monday through Friday at 7:50 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. Eucharistic Adoration in the chapel is offered daily at 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. with special times on Mondays at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. and Wednesdays at noon and 5:30 p.m.

A Lenten Scripture Series with reflections on the readings for the coming Sunday is offered on Mondays from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the John 23 room on April 4. A Woman’s Bible Study on Wednesdays is held in the Parish Center from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

The popular soup and cinema series is held each Wednesday in the John 23 Room from 6:45 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on April 13. The screening on April 13 is “Dan in Real Life” hosted by the Youth Ministry.

Stations of the Cross will be held at 1:45 p.m. on Fridays and 6:00 p.m. No evening stations on April 15 due to the Fish and Forgiveness service.

Members of the community, regardless of denomination, are always welcome at St. Bede, especially during the Lenten season.

St. Bede the Venerable, 215 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge

Mormonism and Traditional Christianity Topic at La Cañada Pres

The La Cañada Presbyterian Church’s Friday Forums series presents Dr. Richard Mouw, president of Fuller Seminary, on Friday, April 8. He will speak about “Mormonism and Traditional Christianity: A Report on an Ongoing Dialogue.” This presentation will take place from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the church’s Worship Arts Center. It is open to the public free of charge.

For the past 11 years, a group of evangelical scholars have been meeting regularly with an equal number of LDS counterparts to discuss topics that have long divided Mormons and traditional Christians. The dialogue has been led by Richard Mouw of Fuller Theological Seminary and Robert Millet of Brigham Young University. Mouw will present about the ongoing dialogue.

Friday Forums is a monthly series of contemporary issues and present Christian views and perspectives for discussion and dialogue. Seeking a better understanding and a deeper, more enlightened response of faith.

La Cañada Presbyterian Church, 626 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada

“Faith, Hope and the Resurrection of Jesus Christ: A Celebration of Easter”

“Faith, Hope and the Resurrection of Jesus Christ: A Celebration of Easter” is being presented by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, La Crescenta Stake, on Saturday, April 16 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 17 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the LDS Church in Glendale. It is free and open to the public.

The Celebration is an exhibition of original works of art reflecting the first Easter season. On Saturday evening, during the art exhibition from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., several choral and instrumental groups will be performing.

The Celebration will continue on Sunday at 7 p.m. with a special concert by the Southern California Mormon Choir and an Easter address by Donald P. Tenney focusing on faith, hope, and the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Refreshments will be served at both Saturday and Sunday events.  “Faith, Hope and the Resurrection of Jesus Christ: A Celebration of Easter” is free and open to public.  For more information, contact Robin Johnson at

LDS Church in Glendale, located on 1101 N. Central Ave.

Messiah Performed at First United Methodist Church of Glendale

First United Methodist Church of Glendale will present Handel’s Messiah Parts 2 and 3 on Sunday, April 10 beginning at 3 p.m. in the church sanctuary.

Admission is free. An offering will be taken to benefit the Glendale Community Free Clinic.

Messiah will be performed by the Cathedral Choir and Chamber Orchestra conducted by Nancy Sulahian. Soloists are Mary Daval and Linda Sonntag, sopranos; Jennifer Appleberry and Amy Fogerson, altos; Scott Blois and Sal Malaki, tenors; and Greg Davies, bass. Keyboard continuo will be played Dr. Ladd Thomas, harpsichord, and Szymon Grab, organ.

The Glendale Community Free Clinic provides medical care at no charge to local residents who have no health insurance. The clinic is held each Tuesday night at First United Methodist Church of Glendale and staffed entirely by volunteer doctors, nurses and assistants.

For further information, contact the church at (818) 243-2105.

First United Methodist Church of Glendale, 401 E. Broadway.

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