The long journey into Lent gives us time to reflect on our mortality, examine our own sinfulness, and turn and return to Christ with renewed fervor. Our desert is the time without an Alleluia, and we fast, we pray, we give alms, and we renounce even legitimate pleasures so as to focus more on our Lord. Here are some upcoming events to look for: Stations of the Cross and Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament Every Friday during Lent at 7 pm, Monsignor Anderlonis will lead the traditional […]

Ash Wednesday

Remember you are dust; to dust you will return. Lent begins March 1: a mandatory day of fasting and abstinence. The church banishes the joyful tones of the Gloria and the Alleluia, and we put on the muted purple with Christ in the desert. We are called to fast, pray, mortify, and give alms. Ashes will be distributed during Mass at the following times: 7 am, Mass without music 9 am, SFDS School Mass 7 pm, Solemn Mass with music Create in me a clean heart […]