Fast and 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. The norms concerning abstinence from meat are binding upon members of the Latin Catholic Church from age 14 onwards.
Sacrament of Reconciliation (confessions)
Fridays, 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm (outside in the parking lot, confession house); 6:30 pm – 7:25 pm: in the church
First Saturday of each month, 7:30 am –8:30 am (inside the church – St. Nicholas Family Room)
The Sacrament of Reconciliation is available on the first Wednesday of the month.
Best Lent Ever, via Dynamic Catholic Ministry
Lenten Bible Study (Resurrction’s Women Ministry)
This book includes the Gospel passage for the day, a reflection by Bishop Barron, journaling space, and Stations of the Cross. Books will be $5 and can be purchased the weekend before Ash Wednesday or at the first session on February 20th.
We’ll meet Tuesdays during Lent in the Youth Center.
Lenten Bible Study: The 7 Last Words/Phrases of Jesus upon The Cross
Stations of the Cross
Stations of the Cross is a 14-step Catholic devotion that commemorates Jesus Christ’s last day on earth as a man.
RESURRECTION: Stations of the Cross will be held on Fridays of Lent
- After the 9:00 am Mass (in the church or outside, if weather permits)
- A short Way of the Cross is led and done in the pews in the Eucharistic Presence every Friday, in February and March (new practice), starting at 6:30 pm.
- Private Way of the Cross: The location of the Way of the Cross is now in the front parking lot, with Station 1 near the Confession House.
There are paper copies of the devotion in a clear container attached to the 1st Station cross.
RIDERWOOD CHAPEL: Stations of the Cross will be held every Lenten Thursday at 3:00 pm
The Youth-Led Stations are available any time during Lent! They can be watched on our YouTube Channel, or by clicking the video arrow on the left.
Dates: February 25th through March 3rd
BAGGED LUNCHES are needed. Please commit to preparing 10 lunches at your home (sandwich with meat and cheese or peanut butter and jelly; a snack, such as a sweet treat or fresh fruit; and a water per lunch).
Email or call Tina Peachman 240-463-7879 to sign up.