Lent 2019 Schedule

  • Lent 2019 begins with Ash Wednesday on March 6th.

    Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are obligatory days of fasting and abstinence for Catholics. Abstinenece is required on all other Fridays in Lent. See the Fasting and Abstinence Guidelines for details.

  • 2019 Lenten Speaker Series

    March 11th & 27th and April 2nd

    Mark your calendars now and save the dates for the 2019 Lenten Speakers. For more information see the Lent 2019 Speakers page.

  • Stations of the Cross

    Stations of the Cross will be held on Friday evenings at 7:00 PM in church beginning March 8th (except April 5th).

    Soup & Stations — March 8

    On Friday, March 8 at 6:30 PM, soup will be served in the Oak Room before Stations of the Cross begin at 7:00 in church. Soup will also be available in the Oak Room after the Stations.

    No Stations of the Cross — April 5

    There will be no Stations of the Cross at St. Mary's on April 5th. Stations will be held that evening at 7:00 PM at St. Hugh in Lyons, Mater Christi in North Riverside and St. Pius X in Stickney.

    Living Stations — April 12

    Living Stations of the Cross will be presented by St. Mary School 8th Grade students on April 12 at 7:00 PM.