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March 25, 2017
Cary - 10:00 a.m., Confirmation at SS. Peter and Paul Church
March 26, 2017
Rockford - 7:30 a.m., Mass at the Cathedral
March 26, 2017
Rockford - 1:00 p.m., Confirmation at Holy Family Church
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Rachel's Vineyard retreat
March 24, 2017 - TBA (Henry)
Lenten Reflection
March 25, 2017 - 3:00pm (Virgil)
Parish Mission of Renewal
March 26, 2017 - 6:30pm (St. Charles)
Holy Hour for Vocations
March 27, 2017 - 7:00pm (DeKalb)
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Fast and Abstinence Regulations for Lent

Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are obligatory days of fasting and abstinence for Catholics. In addition, Fridays during Lent are obligatory days of abstinence.
Catholics age 18 to age 59 are obliged to observe the fast. When fasting, a person is permitted to eat one full meal, as well as two smaller meals that together are not equal to a full meal.
The norms concerning abstinence from meat are binding upon members of the Catholic Church from age 14 onwards.

Bishop David Malloy has issued a dispensation for the Feast of St. Patrick on March 17: English | Spanish