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Questions and Answers about Lent and Lenten Practices

02-23-2020

Q. Why do we say that there are forty days of Lent? When you count all the days from Ash Wednesday through Holy Saturday, there are 46.

A. It might be more accurate to say that there is the "forty day fast within Lent." Historically, Lent has varied from a week to three weeks to the present configuration of 46 days. The forty day fast, however, has been more stable. The Sundays of Lent are certainly part of the Time of Lent, but they are not prescribed days of fast and abstinence.

Q. So does that mean that when we give something up for Lent, such as candy, we can have it on Sundays?

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St. Rose and GSM Prayer Chain

Are you in need of Prayers?

Please contact our Prayer Chain Kenneth and Maria Goracke at 623-465-2604 or K.Goracke@Icloud.com.

Jesus The Way, the Truth, and the Life

Mar 3, 2020 - Apr 21, 2020: 6:45pm - 8:45pm (weekly)

in the Admin Building

Join us for a 10 week Tuesday night Bible Study starting Feb 18. Pick up a flyer with more information in the office or Church Vestibule.

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That Man is You

Mar 6, 2020: 5:45am - 7:15am

Join the new Men’s Ministry at its first gathering in the Parish Office.

Stations of the Cross

Mar 6, 2020 - Apr 3, 2020: 6:00pm (weekly)

Fridays during Lent: Benediction at 5:30pm, Stations of the Cross at 6:00pm led by a different ministry each week.

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Lenten Fish Dinner

Mar 6, 2020: 6:30pm

Select Fridays during Lent following the 6:00pm Stations of the Cross - Mar 6, Mar 27 and Apr 3

Join us for fried or baked fish with french fries or Mac ‘n’ Cheese! The cost is $10 per person per night. Tickets on sale outside after Masses.

Welcome Reception

Mar 8, 2020: 12:00pm

New parishioners or if you’ve never attended one: Please join us at our next scheduled Welcome Reception Sun, Mar 8 at 12 noon in the Parish Office.

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Parish Directory

Mar 9, 2020 - Mar 10, 2020

Put your picture in the St Rose Photo Directory. Photo dates in the church on Mon, Mar 9 from 12:00-7:00pm and Tue, Mar 10 from 9:30am-4:40pm. Book your time by clicking here.

Jesus The Way, the Truth, and the Life

Mar 10, 2020 - Apr 21, 2020: 6:45pm - 8:45pm (weekly)

in the Admin Building

Join us for a 10 week Tuesday night Bible Study starting Feb 18. Pick up a flyer with more information in the office or Church Vestibule.

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Barro’s Pizza Night

Mar 11, 2020: 4:00pm - 10:00am

At Dove Valley
Benefitting Local BSA Troop 432

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Stations of the Cross

Mar 13, 2020 - Apr 3, 2020: 6:00pm (weekly)

Fridays during Lent: Benediction at 5:30pm, Stations of the Cross at 6:00pm led by a different ministry each week.

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