Our Lady of Lourdes' Lenten Calendar

Stations of the Cross

Every Friday during Lent at 7:00 pm in the Church.

  • March 15 ~ Marian Way of the Cross
  • March 22 ~ Traditional Way of the Cross
  • March 29 ~ Family Way of the Cross
  • April 5 ~ Youth Way of the Cross
  • April 12 ~ Traditional Way of the Cross
  • April 19 ~ Living Way of the Cross

Parish Mission

Sunday, March 31 at 2:00 pm, Monday and Tuesday, April 1 & 2 at 7:00 pm

Join Tracy Earl Welliver international Catholic speaker and writer as we explore Living

an Extraordinary Life by Responding to God's Call.  Tracy is the author of Everyday

Stewardship: Reflections for the Journey and Everyday Stewardship: Living an

Extraordinary Life.   Both books offer life lessons through Jesus Christ.

Sacrament of Reconciliation

  • Each Saturday at 4:15 pm
  • Tuesday, April 9 ~ Penance Service at 7:00 pm
  • Saturday, April 13 ~ Penance from 11:00 am to 12:00 Noon
  • Tuesday, April 16 ~ Penance from 6:00 to 7:00 pm

Palm Sunday

Vigil Mass ~ 5:30 pm

Mass ~ 7:45, 9:30 and 11:15 am

Holy Week Schedule

Holy Thursday, April 18 

Morning Prayer ~  9:00 am

Mass of the Lord's Supper ~ 7:00 pm

Adoration until 10:00 pm

Good Friday, April 19

Morning Prayer ~ 9:00 am

Celebration of the Lord's Passion ~  3:00 pm

Live Way of the Cross ~ 7:00 pm

Holy Saturday, April 20

Morning Prayer ~ 9:00 am

Easter Vigil ~ 8:00 pm with Easter Breakfast to follow.

Easter Sunday, April 21

Mass ~ 7:45, 9:30 and 11:15 am

Catholic Daily Readings

Unable to attend Stations of the Cross at our Parish?  

This beautiful Stations of the Cross video

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is the perfect way to prepare for Easter.

Lent Guidlines

The Church has always helped us fulfill these words of Jesus by prescribing very definite penance for all Catholics so that we too might have Eternal life.

Accordingly, the Pope and the American Bishops have outlined obligatory fast and abstinence as follows:

Ash Wednesday & Good Friday

Ash Wednesday (Wednesday, March 6) and Good Friday (April 19,) are days of abstinence for all Catholics over the age of 14.

On these two days, fast, as well as abstinence, is also obligatory for those from the ages of 18-59.

  • Abstinence means refraining from meat.
  • Fast means one full meal a day, with two smaller meals and nothing between meals (liquids are permitted).

No Catholic should lightly excuse himself or herself from this obligation.

All Fridays in Lent

All Fridays in Lent are days of abstinence from meat. Here again, Catholics will not hold themselves lightly excused, but if there is a serious health problem, this obligation would not apply.

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