Lent begins on Ash Wednesday,
February 13. Distribution of ashes as a mark of the
Lenten disciplines of prayer, fasting, and generosity to the
poor (almsgiving), can be done by church regulation only at
Masses and Services. The schedule for distribution of
8:00 AM Mass
9:00 AM Mass
2:00 PM Service
4:00 PM Service
6:00 PM Service
8:00 PM Service
Lenten Fast and Abstinence:
years of age or over is bound to abstain from meat on Ash
Wednesday and all the Fridays of Lent.
years of age and under 59 years of age is bound to fast on
Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. (The obligation of fasting
ceases with the celebration of one's 59th birthday.)
Wednesday and Good Friday, only one full meatless meal is
allowed. Two other smaller meatless meals, sufficient to
maintain strength, may be taken according to each one's
needs, but together they should not equal another full meal.
Eating between meals is not permitted on these two days, but
liquids, including milk and fruit juices are allowed. When
health or ability to work would be seriously affected, the
law does not oblige.
should not lightly excuse themselves from these prescribed
minimal penitential practices.
Formation -- Registration form for 2012-2013
is available by clicking
around the cross -- All are invited to join
us for Taize Prayer Around the Cross the first Friday of
every month (except July and August) at 7:30 PM in the Church.
here for more information about this wonderful prayer.
Member Engagement Survey -- Survey results are
available by clicking here.
Youth Group -- Information about the OLOG Youth
Group is now available by selecting the "Youth Ministry" link
through the drop-down "Parish Life" menu above (or just click
Parish Financial Information -- Click
here to view the parish financial report for 2012.
Angel Care -- For information and registration
forms please click
Altar Servers, Lectors & EMs -- Current
schedules: Altar Severs click
here, Lectors & EMs click
RCIA-Another Look -- information is available
by clicking here.
Scouts -- The Troop 183 Tribune is
available through the Scouts
link on the left.
Fr. Vin's Talk 11/4/2012 -- A very important
message about our future. Click
here to read.
Fr. Vin's Homily 12/16/2012 -- Fr. Vin offers
insight on the Sandy Hook tragedy. Click
here to read.