The following Abstinence/Fasting regulations are observed during Lent. They are grave obligations, binding under pain of sin. So they may not be casually ignored, and doing so is a serious sin. Abstinence from meat on Ash Wednesday, all the Fridays of Lent and Good Friday (March 30) by all Catholics 15 years of age and older. Fasting on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday (March 30) by all Catholics who are 18 to 59 years of age. When fasting, a person is permitted to eat one full meal and two smaller meals which, together, would not to equal a full meal. Fasting is not an obligation for those with a medical condition which would be made worse by fasting.
- Solemnity of Saint Joseph, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary March 19, 2018Reading 1 2 Sm 7:4-5a, 12-14a, 16 The LORD spoke to Nathan and said:"Go, tell my servant David,'When your time comes and you rest with your ancestors,I will raise up your heir after you, sprung from your loins,and I will make his kingdom firm.It is he who shall build a house for my name.And I […]
- Solemnity of Saint Joseph, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary March 19, 2018
- Lenten prayer week offers healing for unemployed, abused, others March 19, 2018ALBANY, N.Y. (CNS) — Every Lent, Catholic parishes across the country offer talks, prayer services and retreats as the Catholic Church prepares for Easter. And parishes in the Diocese of Albany are no exception. But in Schenectady, St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish took an unusual tack for one Lenten week by offering a March 12-16 series […]Catholic News Service
- Lenten prayer week offers healing for unemployed, abused, others March 19, 2018
- Sunday Gospel Dec. 24, 2017 December 20, 2017(Vatican Radio) In this week's edition of There's More in the Gospel Than Meets the Eye, Jill Bevilacqua and Seàn-Patrick Lovett bring us readings and reflections for the Fourth Sunday of Advent. Listen: Gospel - Lk 1:26 - 38 The angel Gabriel was sent from God to a town of Galilee called Nazareth, to a […]
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