St. John XXIII Catholic Church

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Lent 2018

Lent 2018

Basic Lenten Regulations

  • Fasting: On Ash Wednesday and Good Friday those who are 18 years old and not yet 60 are allowed only one full meal.
  • Abstinence From Meat: Those who are 14 years of age or older are to abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday and all other Fridays of Lent.

These regulations simply highlight Ash Wednesday and Good Friday and other Fridays of Lent. The more fundamental obligation is to make Lent a penitential season with Prayer, Fasting and Almsgiving, practices that need to be adapted to one’s own circumstances.




Wednesdays:  6:30 pm at Immaculate Conception and 30 minutes prior to daily Mass, Tuesday—Friday.


Wednesdays:  9:15 am—5:30 pm at St. Mary's Church


Wednesdays:  5:30 pm—6:00 pm at St. Mary’s Church 

Stations of the Cross:

Wednesdays:  7:00 pm at Immaculate Conception Dates: 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, & 3/21

Virtual Stations of the Cross:

Small Group Study:

Lenten Book Club — Seven Last Words:

Wednesdays:  6:30 pm - 8:00 pm and Thursdays  9:15  am- 10:45 am at St. Mary’s Parish Center

For more details:

Prayer & Reflection:

Morning Prayer:

8:30 am - Holy Thursday at Immaculate Conception

8:30 am - Good Friday at St. Mary’s Church

8:30 am - Holy Saturday at St. Peter’s Church


Best Lent Ever:

Sign up for Matthew Kelly’s Best Lent Ever’ Daily Reflections:

Communal Penance Service:

March 17, 2018 at 10:30 am at St. Peter’s Church

Little Black Books:

Six-minute reflections on the Passion according to Mark


Holy Thursday: 7:00 pm at Immaculate Conception

Good Friday: 1:30 pm at St. Mary’s Church

Easter Vigil: 8:00 pm at St. Peter’s Church


St. John XXIII Men's Society Fish Fry, Men's Club Fish Fry 2018