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Lenten Schedule 2019

Ash Wednesday—March 6 Mass & Distribution of Ashes at  8:00 am, 9:30 am, and 7:00 pm.

Stations of the CrossPrayed each Friday of Lent starting on March 8 and concluding on April 12 at 7:00 pm in the Church.

Diocesan Evening of ConfessionHeld at each parish in the Diocese of Cleveland on Wednesday, March 20 from 5:00-8:00 pm.

Area Communal Penance ServiceSunday, March 24 at 4:00 pm at St. Eugene Parish, 1821 Munroe Falls Avenue, Cuyahoga Falls.

Confessions – Confessions are heard every Saturday from 3:00-4:00 pm.

Fasting & AbstinenceOur observance of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, a day of fast and abstinence for Catholics. Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are obligatory days of universal fast and abstinence. Fasting is obligatory for all who have completed their 18th year and have not yet reached their 60th year. Fasting allows a person to eat one full meal. Two smaller meals may be taken, not to equal one full meal. Abstinence (from meat) is obligatory for all who have reached their 14th year. If possible, the fast on Good Friday is continued until the Easter Vigil (on Holy Saturday night) as the “paschal fast” to honor the suffering and death of the Lord Jesus, and to prepare ourselves to share more fully and to celebrate more readily his Resurrection. Fridays in Lent are obligatory days of complete abstinence (from meat) for all who have completed their 14th year.

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