Calendar of Events

Feb. 18, 2015
Ash Wednesday Luncheon
Holy Redeemer Church

Feb. 18, 2015
Ash Wednesday

Feb. 19, 2015
Rite of Election
Blessed Sacrament Church

Feb. 20, 2015
First Sunday of Lent

Feb. 20, 2015
Friday Night Lenten Fish Fry
Our Lady of Fatima School

Fasting and Abstinence Guidelines

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1. Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are days of fast and abstinence.

2. The law of fasting allows one full meal and two smaller ones.

3. The law of abstinence prohibits the eating of meat.

4. The Fridays of Lent are days of abstinence in the United States.

5. The obligation of abstinence begins at age 14.

6. The law of fasting obliges all between the ages of 18-59.

7. Pastors and parents are to see to it that minors, though not bound by the law of fast and abstinence, are educated in the authentic sense of penance and encouraged to do acts of penance suitable to their age.

8. All members of the Christian faithful are encouraged to do acts of penance and charity beyond what is prescribed by the law.

Updated March 3, 2014

Calendar of Events

Feb. 18, 2015
Ash Wednesday Luncheon
Holy Redeemer Church

Feb. 18, 2015
Ash Wednesday

Feb. 19, 2015
Rite of Election
Blessed Sacrament Church

Feb. 20, 2015
First Sunday of Lent

Feb. 20, 2015
Friday Night Lenten Fish Fry
Our Lady of Fatima School