Ash Wednesday – February 26th

Ashes will be distributed at the 7AM, 8:45AM and 7:30PM Masses. There will also be a prayer service with distribution of ashes at 3:30PM.
Ash Wednesday is also a day of fast and abstinence. On a day of fast, only one full meal is permitted, and two smaller meals, which, if added together, would not exceed the main meal in quantity. Those between the ages of 18 and 59 are obliged to fast. On a day of Abstinence, no meat may be eaten. Those who have reached the age of 14 are obliged by the law of abstinence.