As this holy season approaches, we are offered many opportunities for spiritual growth. Please take advantage of these moments of prayer and devotion so that we will be more open to receive the graces of Easter. [Keep this on your refrigerator as a reminder]
Don’t give up chocolate for Lent this year! Check out this Dynamic Catholic Website in English and sign up for great email reflections during the season of Lent that can help you have the Best Lent Ever! http://dynamiccatholic.com/bestlentever/
Also, you can check out Word Among us for daily reflections on the Scriptures in English or Spanish https://wau.org
Fast and Abstinence: Those 18 – 59 years old are to eat only one meatless meal on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday, with only lighter snacks on two other occasions those days. On all other Fridays of Lent, those 14 years old and older are to abstain from eating meat.
Ash Wednesday Schedule of Masses:
6:30 a.m. English
9:00 a.m. English
12:15 p.m. English
5:15 p.m. English
7:00 p.m. Span./Port.
Confessions during Lent: Saturdays from 3:30 – 5:00 PM in the Church. Special Lenten Penance Service on Tuesday, March 13th at 7:00 PM
Stations of the Cross during Lent: Starting the week (except in Spanish which start Feb. 21st), we will have Stations of the Cross in the following languages: Wednesdays (Spanish) 6:30 PM, Thursdays (Portuguese) 7:00 PM, and Fridays (English) 5:15 PM
First Penance: Please pray for our children who make their first confessions this Tuesday, Feb. 13th. May, it be a reminder for all of us to make a good confession this Lent and our own need for frequent reception of this Sacrament.