Lent Starts with….
Ash Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Ash Wednesday Mass Schedule:
7:30 am, 9:00 am, 10:30 am, and 6:00 pm
Ash Wednesday (February 14, 2018)
and Good Friday, (March 30, 2018)
are days of fast and abstinence.
Fridays of Lent are also days of abstinence.
is to be observed by all 18 years of age through age 59. On a fast day one full meal is allowed. Two other meals, sufficient to maintain strength, may be taken according to each one's needs, but together they
should not equal another full meal. Eating between meals is not permitted but liquids are allowed.
is observed by all 14 years of age and older.
On days of abstinence no meat is allowed. Note that when health or ability to work would be seriously affected, the law does not oblige. When in doubt concerning fast and abstinence, the parish priest should be consulted.
Fasting, almsgiving and prayer
are the three disciplines of Lent. The faithful should undertake these practices seriously in a spirit of penance and of preparation for baptism or of renewal of
baptism at Easter.