Liturgy of the Word & Distribution of Ashes
7:00AM & NOON

Mass & Distribution of Ashes

Lenten Reflection Booklets and CRS Rice Bowls will be available after each service.

We all know the things that make us happy, but we don't always do them. Lent is an opportunity to change that. This year we invite you to do something different.

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Join us on Monday nights for this year's Lenten Soup Series: The Mystery & Reality of the Church presented by Matt Flynn.

Mondays, March 6 - April 3
Mass at 6:00 pm
Meal & Presentation at 6:30 pm
in the Fellowship Hall

Enjoy food, fellowship, prayer, and faith formation. Each session focuses on a different aspect of the mystery and reality of the Church, in which we participate as members.

Stations of the Cross will be prayed each Friday night of Lent at 6:00PM.

When you pray the Stations of the Cross you are tracing the footsteps of Christ, in His journey from being condemned to death to His resurrection. In knowing that He died such a violent death for love of us, meditating on the Stations of the Cross becomes an experience where one can unite with Christ.
Each year the Lord Jesus calls the entire Church to a special season of penance and renewal. As we begin this holy time of Lent, we should reflect on our need for conversion of heart, prayer, charitable works and penance.

The season of Lent extends this year from Ash Wednesday, March 1, to the Mass of the Lord's Supper, April 14, inclusive.

1. Everyone 14 years of age or over is bound to abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday and all Fridays of Lent. 

2. Everyone 18 years of age and under 59 years of age is also bound to fast on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. 

3. On these two days of fast and abstinence, only one full meatless meal is allowed. The other meatless meals, sufficient to maintain strength, may be taken according to one's needs, but altogether they should not equal another full meal. Eating between meals is not permitted on these two days, but liquids, including milk and fruit juices are allowed. When health or ability to work would be seriously affected, the obligation of the law is modified. Because Lent is a special season for all Christians, we should not lightly excuse ourselves from these penitential practices.

4. To completely disregard the law of fast and abstinence is seriously sinful.
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