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Programme for the Season of Lent 2018


Lent is 40 days of preparation for Easter. It begins next Wednesday 14th February ASH WEDNESDAY. Lent is a time of spiritual renewal and we have some opportunities in the parish over the next 40 days.

1. Ash Wednesday 14th February. Mass will be celebrated at 10.00 am and 7.30 pm with the distribution of Ashes at both Masses.

2. Stations of the Cross take place each Tuesday evening at 7.00 pm commencing Tuesday 20th February.
Update - due to the lack of heating in the church it has been decided to discontinue The Stations of the Cross this Lent.

3. Penitential Mass with Individual Absolution will be celebrated on Sunday 4th March at 6.00 pm.

4. Confessions, early morning, for parents and school children on Tuesday 20th March and Wednesday 21st March at 8.30 am each day.

5. Family Fast Day for CAFOD (Catholic Agency for Overseas Development) will be Friday 23rd February. (We are encouraged to eat less on this day and donate the money we save to CAFOD.)