+ Watch Ash Wednesday Mass LIVE, said for Joshua Drayton, at 9 a.m.
+ Lent begins today. Here are some events/resources to guide your 40-day journey:
- Join us for Stations of the Cross, every Friday in Lent at 7 p.m. No pre-registration needed. Sign the sheet in the vestibule. All COVID protocols will be followed.
- March 3, 10, 17, 24: Theology on Tap sessions for young adults at Coppertop Tavern in Vestal. Pre-registration required. Learn more here.
- March 29: The Light is On from 4-7 p.m. for the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
- April 1: Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper, 7 p.m.
- April 2: Good Friday Service, 3-4 p.m.
- The Seven Penitential Psalms and The Songs of the Suffering Servant, a way to express repentance and encounter Christ’s journey through Scripture.
- Daily Lent calendar of reflections.
- A Scriptural Way of the Cross for Lent weaves Scripture with group reflections on social justice issues.
- Almsgiving ideas from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Also consider donations locally to our own Loaves & Fishes Pantry or Catholic Charities of Broome County.
- Make Lenten pretzels with your family. Recipe and reflections:
Lenten practices FAQ
Days: Ash Wednesday & Good Friday
How to: Eat one regular size meal, two smaller meals that when combined are smaller than the regular meal.
Ages: 14 and over
Days: Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, and ALL Fridays in Lent
How to: Do not eat meat on these days. (Foods such as dairy products, gelatin and eggs are allowed.)
+ Read Dc. Tom’s Blog post about making this Lent fruitful.