ASH WEDNESDAY - March 5, 2014
Masses with ashes at
8:30 a.m. (St. Sylvester)
12 NOON (St. Ambrose)
7:00 PM (St. Matthew)
STATIONS OF THE CROSS at 7:00 P.M.
March 7, 14, St. Matthew
March 21 & 28, St. Sylvester
April 4 & 11, St. Ambrose
Abstinence from meats is to be observed by all Catholics 14 years old and older on Ash Wednesday and on all Fridays of Lent. Fasting is to be observed on Ash Wednesday by all Catholics who are 18 years of age but not yet 59. Those who are bound by this may take only one full meal. Two smaller meals are permitted if necessary to maintain strength according to one’s needs, but eating solid foods between meals is not permitted. The special Paschal fast and abstinence are prescribed for Good Friday and encouraged for Holy Saturday. By the threefold discipline of fasting, almsgiving and prayer the Church keeps Lent from Ash Wednesday until the evening of Holy Thursday. All of the faithful and the catechumens should undertake serious practice of these three traditions. Failure to observe any penitential days at all or a substantial number of such days must be considered serious.
Regional Reconciliation Service, Tuesday, APRIL 8, 2014
7:00 P.M., St. Sylvester
HOLY THURSDAY - APRIL 17, 2014
Mass of the Lord's Supper at 7:00 p.m. St. Matthew
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until 10:00 p.m.
GOOD FRIDAY - APRIL 18, 2014
No Morning Mass
Liturgy of the Lord's Passion with Communion at 1:30 p.m. St. Matthew
HOLY SATURDAY / EASTER VIGIL - APRIL 19, 2014
Easter Basket Blessing at 11:00 a.m.- St. Sylvester
Easter Vigil Mass at 8:30 p.m.- St. Matthew
EASTER SUNDAY Masses at St. Sylvester & St. Ambrose
EASTER MONDAY - APRIL 21, 2014
Parish Offices Closed