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Lenten Schedule 2020

Ash Wednesday—February 26 – Mass & Distribution of Ashes at  8:00 am, 9:30 am, and 7:00 pm.

Stations of the Cross—Prayed each Friday of Lent starting on February 28 and concluding on April 3 at 7:00 pm in the Church.

Diocesan Evening of Confession—Held at each parish in the Diocese of Cleveland on Wednesday, March 11 from 5:00-8:00 pm.

Area Communal Penance Service—Sunday, March 22 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 & Abstinence – Our 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 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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