The Holy Season of Lent

Ash Wednesday – March 1, 2017

  • 7:00 am
  • 12:00 pm (Missa Cantata)
  • 5:00 pm

(Masses for Ash Wednesday are in the church.)

Fridays of Lent

  • 6:30 pm – Stations of the Cross
  • 7:00 pm – Talks focusing on Our Lady of Fatima

Day of Confession

  • March 24th
    7:30 am to 7:30 pm
  • Adoration in the church
  • Closing with Solemn Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament

Fish & Chips

  • Ash Wednesday and Fridays of Lent
    Noon to 7:00 pm
  • Fish & Chips or Baked Fish
  • Eat In or Take Out

Lenten Regulations

Laws of Abstinance

  • Begins on one’s 14th birthday
  • Ash Wednesday and Fridays of Lent
  • Obliges on to obtain from flesh meat

Laws of Days of Fast

  • Applies to everyone aged 18 to 59, inclusive
  • One full meal permitted and two other meals may be taken which, when combined, are less than a full meal.
  • Ash Wednesday and Good Friday

Laws of Days of Penance

  • Lent and Fridays outside of Lent

The Law of the Eucharistic Fast

  • The fast for Holy Communion is one hour before reception
  • Except for water and medicine

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