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Ash Wednesday & Lent

Posted on February 12, 2021 in: General News

Ash Wednesday, Feb. 17th 
7:00AM Mass (Lower Church)|
8:15AM  Mass (Upper Church)
Noon  - Liturgy of the Word with Homily & Imposition of Ashes (Lower Church)
2:00PM  Holy Hour (Lower Church) 
7:00 PM Mass (Upper Church). 

The distribution of Ashes - In light of our current situation the distribution of ashes will be given using a long Q-tip.  The Q-tip will be used one time only and will be properly/respectfully disposed of.  

MILITIA IMMACULATA (MI) is sponsoring a holy hour in the lower church at 2pm.  Service will include a bible reading, rosary, stations, benediction, and imposition of ashes.


Daily during Lent:  MASS, MORNING & NIGHT PRAYER & ADORATION

Morning Prayer & Night Prayer—to begin
Thursday, February 18th! 
Morning Prayer will be prayed daily Monday thru Saturday 15 minutes prior to Mass. 
Night prayer will be prayed nightly at 7:45pm in the lower Church. 
To participate, please download the following free app:  https://www.ibreviary.org/en/.

Almsgiving:  Please consider Catholic Relief Services’ Rice Bowl, a Lenten faith-in-action program.  It offers daily opportunities for your family to engage in the spiritual pillars of Lent: prayer, fasting and almsgiving.  Learn more at https://www.crsricebowl.org/families.


Weekly during Lent:

Mondays:  Sacrament of Penance, 7PM to 8PM (Feb. 22 thru March 22nd)
Parish & Prep Lenten Penance Service - March 22nd, 7PM in both the Upper & Lower Churches with multiple confessors.

Tuesdays:   Youth & Young Adult ALPHA via Zoom 7pm—8:15pm.  Register here:  https://visibvm.flocknote.com/signup/37826

Thursdays: Lenten Reflection led by Fr. Bob in the Upper Church and via Livestream 6:30pm –7:30pm. (2/25, 3/4 & 3/11).

Adult ALPHA  via Zoom 7:30-8:45pm.   Register here:  https://signup.com/go/rKuQROV

Fridays:  Stations of the Cross/Benediction in the Upper Church at 7:00 PM.