BEST LENT EVER
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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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 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.
LENTEN & SACRAMENT SCHEDULE
Stations of the Cross
After Mass on all days during Lent
Exposition of The Blessed Sacrament
St. Cecilia; Tuesday 3:45—4:45 PM
St. Mary; Wednesday 4:00—5:00 PM
St. Patrick; Sunday 9:00—10:00 AM
Sacrament of Reconciliation
15 minutes before all Masses, weekdays and Sundays
Monday March 27, Tuesday March 28
St. Cecilia’s Parish at 7:00 PM
Presenter: Adam Storey
Holy Thursday Mass, April 13
7:00 PM at St. Mary’s with Adoration until 10:00 PM.
Good Friday, April 14
3:00 PM at St. Patrick’s and 7:00 PM at St. Cecilia’s
Easter Vigil Mass, April 15
8:00 PM at St. Mary’s
Easter Sunday, April 16
8:30 AM at St. Cecilia’s
10:00 AM at St. Patrick’s
May 13, 2017, 4:30 at St. Patrick’s
First Holy Communion
St. Cecilia’s - April 23 at 8:30 AM
St. Mary’s - April 23 at 10:30 AM
St. Patrick’s - April 22 4:30 PM