Lent & Easter 2018

 

Lent is our journey back to God.

Ash Wednesday, February 14th Mass at 9AM & 7PM

Soup Suppers—starting February 21 through March 21

Mass at 6:30PM; soup after Mass at 7PM

(donations benefit CRS - Catholic Relief Services)

Penance Service Tuesday, March 13 7PM

Stations of the Cross, Fridays 6:30PM

Palm Braiding Saturday, March 24 at 9AM (Community Center)

Palm Sunday, March 24 Mass at 5PM & March 25 Mass at 7:45 AM & 10AM  (procession at 8AM Mass only)

 

Triduum

Holy Thursday, March 29 7PM; Altar of Repose until 10PM

Good Friday, March 30 7PM

Easter Vigil, March 31 8PM

Easter Sunday, April 1 Mass at 8AM & 10AM

Pentecost, Sunday May 20th Mass at 8AM & 10AM

 

 
What are my plans for following Jesus this Lent?
 
Faisting - What will I give up?
Some ideas:
  • Dining Out/Other Entertainment
  • Social Media/Texting
  • Sweets/Desserts
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
  • Gossip
Almsgiving- How can I help others?
Some ideas:
  • Donate or give away 40 things for 40 days
  • Give to St Vincent de Paul
  • Ricebowl programs & soup suppers
  • Donate to Catholic Relief Services
  • Other
Prayer - What shall I pray?
Some ideas:
  • Daily Rosary
  • Daily Mass as often as Possible
  • Attend Stations of the Cross
  • Write a prayer focusing on (Praise, Humility, Intercessions, and Gratitude

Pray this Prayer:

God of Love,
maker of all,
transform my heart through
my Lenten journey of prayer,
fasting and almsgiving.

Help me to see the dignity
in all my sisters and brothers,
made in your image and likeness.

Inspire me to share the fruits
of your creation with others,
especially those who are alone
or seem forgotten.

Through Christ our Lord.

Amen