2018 LENTEN REGULATIONS FOR THE DIOCESE OF SANTA ROSA The current discipline is as follows: Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are days of fast and abstinence, that is, limited to a single, full meal and abstinence from meat. The other Fridays of Lent are days of abstinence from meat. The law of fasting permits only
February 14th is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Holy Season of Lent – the time we change our lives for the better in preparation for the Most Holy of days – Easter Sunday. Mass Times, with Distribution of Ashes, are at 9 am and 6:30 pm
…..from your Pastor’s Desk: 2018 Lenten Regulations As I re-read these regulations– I see a lot of reminders of the rules…let us not forget why we follow them. Let our motivations be pure. It’s not sufficient to know the rules, let us to live them — understanding the spirit in which these rules were fashioned.
PLEASE JOIN THE ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE Monday, February 27th at 11 am in the Church. The Church will be decorated for Lent.
OUR LENTEN GIVING For the Babies and Children at Catholic Charities Family Support Center “No act of virtue can be great if it is not followed by advantage for others” — John Chrysostom PLEASE remember to take home with you one of the baby bottles to remind you to continue contributing to our Lenten Giving this year.
SISTER ANTONIA SPIRITUAL ENRICHMENT CENTER will present a Lenten Series, Year of Mercy. Together we will explore the call to be the “Face of the Father’s Mercy”. It will be held at St. Rose Parish Hall, Annex Room, February 29, and March 7 and 14, 7-8:30 pm A donation of $10 per presentation or $25.00 for the series is requested.
TAIZE SERVICE HOLY SPIRIT CHURCH THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25TH AT 7 PM, FOR ALL AGES Taize prayer is a center prayer, a form of meditation involving the repetition of Christian phrases. The experience nourishes us on a deep non-verbal level. Andy Darrow, our Liturgical Music Director, will lead the service; Andy has been leading this prayer
……from your Pastor’s Desk “Where have all the Flowers gone?” At the end of my homily at the Ash Wednesday masses I wished you all a ‘Happy Lent’. If I said that to someone 40 or 50 years ago – it might seem like an incongruous salutation, an impossible task. I hope that my admonition
Are you a woman looking to journey through Lent with a new lenses? Join us as we reflect on the perspective of each woman who walks with Jesus on the way to Calvary. We will meet seven or eight times through the season of Lent to explore, pray and learn how we can become more like