Ash Wednesday is February 17 – Masses in the church at 8:30 a.m. & 7 p.m.

Lent begins on Wednesday, February 17

Ash Wednesday Masses in the church:

8:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. (both Masses will also be livestreamed on our Facebook page)

Ashes will be distributed at Masses using cotton swabs in accordance with Archdiocesan guidelines.

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Fast and Abstinence During Lent

Fridays of Lent are days of abstinence when no meat is eaten (ages 14 and older).

Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are days of abstinence from meat, and also days of fasting, that is, limited to a single full meal with two smaller meals a day, and no eating between meals (ages 18-59).