TAUNTON — “After This Our Exile: A People Seeking a Refuge” will be the theme of a Lenten Mission for parishioners in the Taunton Deanery. It will take place over four consecutive evenings at 7 p.m., beginning Sunday, March 4, at two church locations. On Sunday and Monday, the Lenten Mission will be offered at St. Ann Church, 660 North Main St., in Raynham; on Tuesday and Wednesday, at St. Andrew Church, 19 Kilmer Ave., in Taunton. Each evening will focus a specific topic within the mission’s overall theme and will feature a different presenter. The schedule is as follows:

  • Sunday: Prayer, to be preached by Deacon Matt Gill in the context of Eucharistic Adoration. Deacon Gill is finishing his preparation for ordination to the priesthood for service in the Fall River Diocese.
  • Monday: Fasting, to be preached by Father Jim Doherty, C.S.C., in the context of Mass. Father Doherty is pastor of St. Mary Parish in Taunton.
  • Tuesday: Almsgiving, to be preached by Father Kevin Cook in the context of Mass. Father Cook is pastor of Holy Family Parish in East Taunton.
  • Wednesday, Reconciliation, to be preached by Father Tom Costa in the context of a Reconciliation Service. Father Costa is pastor of Annunciation of the Lord Parish in Taunton.

All are welcome to attend all or as many nights as his or her schedule allows.