Lenten Schedule at Nativity
Fish Fry: March 9th at 4:00-7:00 in the school gym
Parish Penance Service: Thursday, March 22nd at 6:30 in the Church
Stations of the Cross: Every Friday during Lent at 7:00pm in the Church
→ 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.
Lenten Reflection Series
Presented by the Vicariate of Southern Erie County
Sunday, March 4: Prodigal Father/Prodigal Son: Lenten Reflection on Forgiveness
Speaker: Msgr. Paul J.E. Burkard, Pastor of Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Sunday, March 11: How Pope Francis Helps Us Celebrate Lent
Speaker: Rev. Michael LaMarca, Parochial Vicar at St. John Paul II
Sunday, March 18: The Passion of Christ: Reflections on Jesus’ Suffering and Death in Mark’s Gospel
Speaker: Rev. Msgr. Richard Siepka, Spiritual Director at Christ the King Seminary
All presentations begin at 7:00pm. Refreshments will be served.
Digital Lenten Resources (links)
Lent 2018: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
The Pray More Lenten Retreat : Pray More Novenas
Lent and Easter 2018: EWTN
Daily Mass readings sent to your inbox: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Catechism in a Year daily emails: Flocknote