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United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Lenten webpage

The Best Lent Ever by Matthew Kelly

Action suggestions for Lent (perhaps choose one)
From Pope Francis: Do you want to fast this Lent?

  • Fast from hurting words and say kind words.
  • Fast from sadness and be filled with gratitude.
  • Fast from anger and be filled with patience.
  • Fast from pessimism and be filled with hope.
  • Fast from worries and trust in God.

RESOURCES

PARISH LENT/EASTER CALENDAR

Lent

Wed. February 26:  Ash Wednesday (Fast and Abstinence) 7:00 a.m. Mass;  9:00 a.m. Mass;

Noon Word Service; 4:00 p.m. Mass; 6:30 p.m. Mass  - Ashes distributed at all services/ Rice Bowls given out.  

  • Simple Soup Supper 4:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.  (cost for the supper is a cash donation to the Arvada Food Bank.)

 

Fri. February 28: (Abstain from meat) Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Chapel

  • Stations of the Cross & Benediction 7:00 p.m. Dcn. A.J., Respect Life Stations of the Cross

 

March 1: First Sunday of Lent Prayer Cards distributed, 10:30 am RCIA  Rite of Sending; Rite of Election: March 1, 2:30p.m., Cathedral Basilica  of the Immaculate Conception; RCIA Prayer requests given out.

Wed. March 4: Catholic Conversations 6:30 p.m. – Fr. Chris & Fr. Adam, Mail Bag Questions

 

Fri. March 6: (Abstain from meat) Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament 9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Chapel          

  • Fish Fry 5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
  • Stations of the Cross & Benediction 7:00 p.m.  Dcn. Charlie, “ Way of the Cross for Families”                                       

March 8: Second Sunday of Lent  RCIA  Penitential  Rite for Candidates 10:30 a.m.

Tues. March 10:  Lenten Reconciliation Service 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. -  You may come anytime between 6:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. and immediately get in line of the confessor of your choice. There will be about 10 priests available to hear confessions.

 

Wed. March 11: Catholic Conversations 6:30 p.m. –  Richard Deanda, Director of Evangelization; Eucharistic  Miracles

 

Fri. March 13:  (Abstain from meat) Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament 9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Chapel

  • Stations of the Cross & Benediction 7:00 p.m. Dcn. Norm,  “I Am There.”

 

March 15: Third Sunday of Lent    RCIA First Scrutiny 10:30 a.m. ; KOC Food Bank  Drive

 

Wed. March 18: Catholic Conversations 6:30 p.m. – Kathy McGovern; Encountering Jesus in the Darkness

 

Fri. March 20: (Abstain from meat) Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament 9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Chapel

  • Stations of the Cross. & Benediction, 7:00 p.m.  Fr. Adam, ”Ligouri Stations of the Cross”

March 22: Fourth Sunday of Lent Laetare Sunday -   RCIA Second Scrutiny  5:00 Sat.; Return RCIA prayer requests

Wed. March 25:  No Catholic Conversations

 

Fri. March 27:  (Abstain from meat) Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Chapel   

  •  Daytime Stations of the Cross 4:00 p.m.  “Mary’s Way of the Cross”, Dcn. Charlie
  • Fish Fry 5:00 p.m. -  7:00 p.m.
  • Stations of the Cross & Benediction 7:00 p.m. Dcn. Norm, “At the Cross” by Fr. Groeschel

March 29: Fifth Sunday of Lent  RCIA Third Scrutiny 10:30 a.m.;   

Wed. April 1: Living Stations *6:15 p.m.*   presented by Youth Group, Spirit Center

 

Fri. April 3: (Abstain from meat) Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament 9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Chapel         

  •  Stations of the Cross &  Benediction 7:00 p.m. Fr. Chris  “Praying The Stations of Mercy with Pope Francis”

 

April 5 : Palm Sunday Return Rice Bowls; 3:00 pm.  “His Last Days” Concert is cancelled

 

 Wed. April 8:  No Catholic Conversations


Sacred Triduum

 April  9:   Holy Thursday  Mass of the Lord’s Supper 7:00 p.m. Please bring canned food for the poor. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until 11:00 p.m., Chapel.

 April  10:  Good Friday (Fast and Abstinence ) No Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

        Noon:          Objects of the Cross ~ Meditation on the objects used at the crucifixion of Jesus                                                          

        1:00 p.m.:     You Were There  ~  Reflections of the men & women who were present at Calvary

         3:00 p.m.:     ** Solemn Service** with Veneration of the Cross. The Principal Liturgy of Good Friday,

         7:00 pm       Scriptural Stations of the Cross – Taize Chant

April 11:   Holy Saturday 

                Blessing of Easter Food:  9:00 a.m.

                Easter Vigil: 8:00 p.m. (No Sat. 5:00 p.m. Mass)

 April 12:  Easter Sunday 7:00 a.m.; 8:30 a.m.; 10:30 a.m.; 12:15 p.m. (no 5:00 p.m. Youth Mass)

 

Easter Season        

April 19:  Divine Mercy Sunday; Pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet,  Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and       Confessions – 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Chapel

April 26: Medical Supply Drive

April 30: Teen Confirmation 6:30 pm

May 3:    May Crowning

May 10:      Collection for Migrant’s supplies

May 13:   Middle School Confirmation  6:30 p.m.

May 14:   Middle School Confirmation 6:30 pm

May 16:  S.H.O.W. Work Day

May 28:  Children Confirmation 6:30 pm

May 31:  Pentecost

MASS PARTS

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