Lent is a time of preparation for the death of Christ on Good Friday and His Resurrection on Easter Sunday. It is a period of 40 days of repentance, with prayer, fasting and almsgiving. Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, February 26. The following is St. Anne Catholic Church’s 2020 Lenten Season schedule:
Lenten Weekday Masses
Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. (via St. Anne Live)
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Friday 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Stations of the Cross & Benediction
Friday 5:30-6 p.m. (via St. Anne Live)
Saturday 4-5 p.m.
Catholics must fast & abstain from eating meat on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday & abstain from eating meat on the Fridays of Lent. Catholics who are ages 18 to 59 are obliged to fast. 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. Catholics ages 14 and up are obliged to abstain from eating meat on Fridays.