Lent at St. Anthony of Padua

Lent at St. Anthony of Padua

The 40-day season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 18.

It is a time of the church year when Catholics are called to focus on:

  • Giving alms
  • Fasting
  • Praying

It is a time to hear the Word of God, to convert, to prepare for and remember Baptism, to be reconciled with God and one’s neighbour, and of more frequent recourse to the “arms of Christian penance”(134): prayer, fasting and good works (cf. Mt 6, 1-6. 16-18).

Source: Congregation for Divine Worship.

At St. Anthony Church, Ash Wednesday services will be at at 8 a.m. and 6 p.m., when ashes will be distributed.


Have you checked our Reflection Resources page? Please see how these can enrich your faith life during Lent and beyond.