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Lenten Liturgy/Prayer

  • Ash Wednesday(February 17):
    8:00am Mass w/distribution of ashes, 12:00pm “Service of the Word” w/ ashes, 7:00pm “Service of the Word” w/ashes
  • Weekday Mass: 
    Mass at 8:00am as scheduled in bulletin
  • Stations of the Cross:
    7:00pm Fridays (upper church)
  • Sacrament of Penance/Reconciliation:
    Confessions: Saturdays 3:30pm – 3:45pm (lower church)


Mondays of Lent

  • February 22: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
  • March 1: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
  • March 8: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
  • March 15: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
  • March 22: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
  • March 29: 6:00pm – 7:00pm


“It is a true sign of love to deprive ourselves of something for the sake of the one we love. What have you given up out of Love for God?”
St. Francis De Sales


Operation Rice Bowl

Churches throughout the Diocese of Scranton participate in this program. This Lenten Practice of Prayer and Sharing with the poor overseas is sponsored by Diocesan Catholic Relief Services.


Lenten Regulations

Ash Wednesday: A day of Fast and Abstinence
-Abstinence – No meat may be eaten by anyone who has reached the age of 14.
-Fast – Those from 18 to 59 years of age may eat only one full meal and two partial meals with nothing between meals unless excused for medical reasons.

Fridays of Lent: Days of Abstinence – No meat may be eaten by anyone over age 14.

Good Friday: Days of Fast and Abstinence – Same as Ash Wednesday