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2018 Lenten Schedule

2018 Lenten Schedule

Palm Sunday Vigil, March 24
5:00 PM - Vigil Mass

Palm Sunday, March 25
7:00 AM, 9:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 5:00 PM Mass

Holy Thursday, March 29
8:00 AM - Morning Prayer
7:00 PM - Mass followed by Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
* No 7:00 AM or 8:00 AM Mass; no reconciliation

Good Friday, March 30
8:00 AM - Morning Prayer
12:00 PM - Stations of the Cross
7:00 PM - Celebration of the Lord's Passion
* No 7:00 AM or 8:00 AM Mass

Holy Saturday, March 31
8:00 AM - Morning Prayer
9:45 AM-12:00 PM - Easter Chalk Drawing & Egg Hunt
8:00 PM - Easter Vigil Mass
* No 8:00 AM Mass; no reconciliation

Easter Sunday, April 1
7:00 AM, 9:00 AM, 11:00 AM Mass

Spanish Mass - 2:00 PM

Days of Fasting
Ash Wednesday (February 14, 2018) and Good Friday (March 30, 2018)
On these two days, fast, as well as abstinence, is obligatory for those between the ages of 18-59. Abstinence means refraining from meat. Fast means one full meal a day, with two smaller meals and nothing between meals (liquids are permitted).

Days of Abstinence
Ash Wednesday (February 14, 2018), Good Friday (March 30, 2018), and all Fridays in Lent (February 16, 23 and March 2, 9, 16, 23). Abstinence from meat for all Catholics 14 years of age and older. If there is a serious health problem, this obligation would not apply. 

Ash Wednesday, February 14
6:45 AM, 8:30 AM, 9:30 AM
5:00 PM, and 7:00 PM

Spanish Mass
2:00 PM: March 4, March 18, April 1

Lenten Confession (Penance)
Every Wednesday thru March 28: 7:30-8:00 AM
Every Thursday thru March 22: 5:00-6:00 PM (two priests available)
Every Saturday thru March 24: 4:00-4:45 PM

Stations of the Cross
Every Friday (February 16 thru March 23): 7:00 PM in the Church
Good Friday, March 30: 12:00 PM

Knights of Columbus Fish Fry
Every Friday: February 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23.
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Fried catfish, fried cod, fried swai, baked swai, spaghetti, green beans, cole slaw, french fries, hush puppies, potato salad, fruit cup, ice cream and beverage (tea, soda, water). Draft beer available for donation.
Adults: $14.00
Seniors (65+): $13.00

Children (5-11): $5.00
Carry Outs: $11.00

Family Activity for Lent: Rice Bowl
Take a box provided in the gathering area of the church and give your loose change to Catholic Relief Services to help others around the world. This change also assists with local hunger and poverty. Inside are activities to complete as a family this Lent. Turn in your Rice Bowl the week of Holy Week.

40 Cans for Lent Food Drive
Please donate one can of food for each day of Lent as a reminder of the penance we should be doing as we prepare for the Lord’s passion. We are accepting your generous donation of canned meat, soup, vegetables, and fruit, as well as other non-perishable food items such as cereal, pasta, peanut butter, jelly, rice, & beans. Your donations will benefit the St. Vincent de Paul food pantry. Thank you so much for your generosity!