After 40 days of fasting, we are prepared to begin 50 days of celebration. At the same time, we continue our solidarity with and service to our neighbors in times of poverty in body or spirit.
See your local parish bulletins for details on the celebration of Holy Week, including Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Vigil.
Bishop Bonnar has granted a dispensation from the obligation of abstinence from meat for St. Patrick’s Day on March 17, 2023.
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Bishop Bonnar has granted a dispensation from the Lenten obligation of abstinence from meat on March 17, 2023 in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day.
The cold barrenness of February can be so deceiving. While outside it appears that life and growth has halted momentarily, do not be misled.
The Season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday. All Catholics are encouraged to practice prayer, sacrifice, and almsgiving. We prepare our hearts to celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus.
The Season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, February 14, 2024. All Catholic are encouraged to participate in prayer, sacrifice, and almsgiving.
Every parish will collaborate to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation that evening with a communal service or individual Reconciliation. See your parish bulletin for details.