Ash Wednesday March 6, 2019
"Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return."
ASH Wednesday Mass times: 9:00 am and 7:00 pm
Fast & Abstinence
Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are obligatory days of fasting and abstinence for Catholics. In addition, Fridays during Lent are obligatory days of abstinence.
For members of the Latin Catholic Church, the norms on fasting are obligatory from age 18 until age 59. When fasting, a person is permitted to eat one full meal, as well as two smaller meals that together are not equal to a full meal. Abstinence from meat are binding upon members of the Latin Catholic Church from age 14. (excerpt taken from usccb web site)
Eat Pancakes on Tuesday...
As you prepare for this week of fasting remember, Tuesday March 5th is Pancake Tuesday..."
(also known in
) is the day immediately preceding Ash Wednesday, which is celebrated in some countries by consuming pancakes."
St. Edward Church
on Monday, March 4 at 1:15PM