Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, March 6, 2019. The Church encourages us to attend Mass which will be celebrated at 6:45 am, 9:00 am, 12 Noon and 7:30 pm. Ashes will be distributed during all Masses. Also, on Ash Wednesday, Catholics between the ages of 18 and 50 are obliged to fast. and Catholics 14 years old and older must abstain from eating meat.