Come Join us celebrate Ash Wednesday
9 A.M. Mass at the Rectory Chapel
7 P.M. Mass at St. Cecilia School
Ash Wednesday is a day of Fasting and Abstinence from Meat
Law of Fasting and Abstinence
FASTING: Catholics who are 18 year old and older, until their 59th birthday (60th year), are bound to fast (1 full meal and perhaps some food at a couple points during the day, call it 2 “snacks” – less then 2 Full Meals, so let’s call it 1.99 Meal
ABSTINENCE: Catholics who are 14 years old and older are bound to abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday and on all Fridays of Lent.
***In general, when you have a medical condition of some kind, or you are pregnant, etc., these requirements can be relaxed.