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Spring Retreat

Spring Retreat is now open for sign ups! We filled up quickly last year and had to turn people down so get your form in quickly!

Sign up sheets can be found at the Newman Center or by clicking here.

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Abstinence: Lenten Preparation

Catholic Abstinence and Fasting Guidelines – LENT

Canon Law Prescriptions

Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are obligatory days of fasting and abstinence for Catholics. In addition, Fridays during Lent are obligatory days of abstinence.

For members of the Latin Catholic Church, the norms on fasting are obligatory from age 18 until age 59. When fasting, a person is permitted to eat one full meal. Two smaller meals may also be taken, but not to equal a full meal.

The norms concerning abstinence from meat are binding upon members of the Latin Catholic Church from age 14 onwards.

Our fasting and abstaining from meat are common penitential practices for the Penitential Season of Lent.  Other acts of charity and almsgiving are also encouraged as we prepare our hearts for the celebration of the resurrection.

Where fasting is not possible for medical reasons other acts of penance may be substituted.

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The Culture Project Retreat

The Culture Project will be having an all day retreat at the Newman Center on March 4th. They will be talking to us about the dignity of every person, authentic love, relationships, and sexual integrity. 

Please put your name, email, and phone number on the list at the Newman Center if you are interested.

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