Fridays of Lent

Stations of the Cross

6:00pm – English

7:30pm – Spanish

Lenten Supper

6:45pm – Social Hall

Lenten Talks with Fr. Bob

7:15pm – St. John Bosco Hall

Reconciliation

Penance Services

Saturday, March 11 – 2:30pm

Saturday, March 18 – 2:30pm

Saturday, March 25 – 2:30pm

Saturday, April 1 – 2:30pm

Saturday, April 8 – 2:30pm

Monday, April 10 – 10:00am

Holy Week

Holy Thursday – April 13

Mass of the Lord’s Supper

7:00pm @ Blessed Sacrament (Mass in English)
followed by Adoration until 10:00pm

7:00pm @ Santo Toribio Romo (Mass in Spanish)

Good Friday – April 14

Stations of the Cross

12:00pm @ Blessed Sacrament

Celebration of the Lord’s Passion

3:00pm @ Blessed Sacrament (Liturgy in English)

6:00pm @ Santo Toribio Romo (Liturgy in Spanish)

Holy Saturday – April 15

The Easter Vigil in the Holy Night

8:30pm @ Blessed Sacrament (Mass in English)

8:30pm @ Santo Toribio Romo (Mass in Spanish)

Easter Sunday

Blessed Sacrament

English

6:00am (CH)

8:00am (CH)

8:00am (SJB)

10:00am (CH)

10:00am (SJB)

12:00pm (CH)

12:00pm (SJB)

Spanish

2:00pm (CH)

* CH = Church; SJB = St. John Bosco Hall

Santo Toribio Romo

Spanish

8:00am

10:00am

Fasting and Abstinence

Fasting is to be observed by all 18 years of age and older, who have not yet celebrated their 59th birthday. On a fast day one full meal is allowed. Two other meals, sufficient to maintain strength, may be taken according to each one’s needs, but together they should not equal another full meal. Eating between meals is not permitted, but liquids, including milk and juices, are allowed.

Abstinence is observed by all 14 years of age and older. On days of abstinence no meat is allowed. Note that when health or ability to work would be seriously affected, the law does not oblige. When in doubt concerning fast and abstinence, the parish priest should be consulted.

Ash Wednesday, March 1, 2017 and Good Friday, April 14, 2017 are days of fast and abstinence. All the Fridays of Lent are days of abstinence.

Fasting, almsgiving, and prayer are the three traditional disciplines of Lent. The faithful and catechumens should undertake these practices seriously in a spirit of penance and of preparation for baptism or of renewal of baptism at Easter.

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