Thursday, February 27, 2014

Bulletin 193

SAINT AGNES CATHEDRAL 533 South Jefferson Springfield, MO 65806


CELEBRANT: Father Jeff Fasching

March 2, 2014

Quinquagesima Sunday

Epistle: I Cor. 13: 1-13
Gospel: Lk. 18: 31-43

Mon 3 No Latin Mass
Tue 4 No Latin Mass
Wed 5 Ash Wednesday—Mass@ 10:00am
Thu 6 Thursday after Ash Wednesday
Fri 7 Friday after Ash Wednesday

Laws of Days of Abstinence: The Discipline of 1962

• Applies on one’s 7th birthday.
• Complete Abstinence: all Fridays of the year, Ash Wednesday, Holy Saturday, and the Vigil of Christmas.
• Partial Abstinence (meat and soup or gravy made from meat permitted once a day at the principle meal): all the days of Lent, the Ember Days of Wednesday and Saturday, and the Vigils of Pentecost and the Assumption.
• Abstinence from meat is dispensed on Holy Days of Obligation
Laws of Fast: The Discipline of 1962
• Applies for those aged 21 to 59, inclusive.
• Days of Lent from Ash Wednesday inclusive, Ember Days, and Vigils of Christmas, Pentecost, and the Assumption.
• One full meal permitted and two other meals may be taken which, when combined, are less than a full meal.
The Law of the Eucharistic Fast: The Discipline of 1962
• The complete fast from all food and drink (except for water or medicine) for three hours before the reception of Holy Communion. In the document reducing the fast to three hours, the Pope still encouraged those who were able to maintain the midnight fast which was the previous discipline.

Mass on Ash Wednesday will be at 10:00am

Mass on March 7 will be followed by exposition and benediction of the Blessed Sacrament

Fr. Jeffery Fasching