January 30, 2016
"This, rather, is the fasting that I wish: releasing those bound unjustly, untying the thongs of the yoke; setting free the oppressed, breaking every yoke; sharing your bread with the hungry, sheltering the oppressed and the homeless; clothing the naked when you see them, and not turning your back on your own." (Is 58)
February 1, 2015
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January 26, 2015
This year, the season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday (Feb. 18, 2015) and continues until the Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday (April 2, 2015) when the Paschal Triduum begins.
March 18, 2014
Parish and Deanery Penance Services are posted to the Parish Lent page. They are also shown on the Parish Liturgy calendar. (Click on the title above.)
February 1, 2014
This year Ash Wednesday is on March 5. It marks the beginning of Lent, a season of penance, reflection, and fasting which prepares us for Christ's Resurrection on Easter Sunday, through which we attain redemption.
February 16, 2012
A schedule of Lenten Penance Services in the Waco Deanery (Updated on Feb 24, 2012).