Lenten Service Schedule
Ash Wednesday, February 14, ashes distributed at the 8:30 AM and 7:00 PM Masses
Stations of the Cross, 3:00 PM, Fridays 2/16 thru 3/23
Holy Week, Easter Service Schedule
Palm Sunday Vigil Mass, Sat. March 24, 4:30 PM
Palm Sunday Masses, March 25, 8:30 and 11:00 AM
(Palms distributed after all masses)
Morning Mass, March 27 -- 28 @ 8:30 AM
Holy Thursday, Mass of the Lord's Supper, March 29, 7:00 PM, Adoration until 10:00 PM
Good Friday, Stations of the Cross, Friday, March 30, 12:00 Noon
Good Friday, Celebration of the Lord's Passion , March 30, 3:00 PM
Easter Vigil Mass, Sat., March 31, 7:30 PM
Easter Sunday Masses, April 1, 8:30 and 11:00 AM
LENTEN and EASTER REGULATIONS
Weekdays of Lent
There is no obligation to fast. However, voluntary acts of self-denial are recommended.
Ash Wednesday and Good Friday
These are days of Fast and Abstinence from meat.
There is a limit of one full meal on these days for all between the ages of 18 and 59 inclusive.
Days of Abstinence: (All Fridays in Lent)
All who have reached their 14th year are bound to abstain totally from meat.
Easter Duty Obligation
After they have received their First Holy Communion, Catholics are bound by the obligation of receiving Holy Communion at least once a year. This precept should be fulfilled during the Easter Season. Catholics are also bound to confess serious (mortal) sins at least once a year, but this is not limited to the Lenten/Easter season.