In the spotlight: Ukraine war anniversary, Ash Wednesday, remembering a murdered bishop
Photos of the Week: Feb. 27, 2023
2023 Lenten penitential regulations
Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are days of fast and abstinence. That is, limited to a single, full meal and abstinence from meat.
Looking ahead: 2023 Lenten opportunities in the diocese
Local religious communities will be hosting a variety of Lenten services, retreats and other events.
Pope’s homily: Those who seek worldly rewards never find or foster peace
The rite of receiving ashes helps people reflect on “the transience of our human condition,” the pope wrote in his homily.
Bishop Kettler: Emptying ourselves to make room for Christ
“Ash Wednesday is the beginning of the Church’s 40-day Lenten season when we focus on prayer, fasting and almsgiving. Why does Jesus caution his disciples to do these practices quietly and without fanfare?”
Lenten services, retreats and other opportunities
Don’t miss these local opportunities to enrich your Lenten experience.
Lent 3.0: Third Lent in pandemic offers chance for spiritual reset, healing
Lent offers new opportunities to find peace, community and faith.
Photos of the Week: Feb. 22, 2021
In the spotlight: Mars mission, Ash Wednesday and winter weather.