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Friday of the Passion of the Lord (Good Friday), a Day of Fast and Abstinence
March 30, 2018
No 8:30 am Mass and No 12:15 pm Mass. Schedule: 8:30 am Office of Readings and Morning Prayer; 8:30 am Confessions; 12:00 noon Stations of the Cross; 12:00 noon-2:00 pm Confessions; 1:00 pm Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary; 2:00 pm Divine Mercy Chaplet and The Seven Last Words of Christ; 3:00 pm Celebration of the Passion of the Lord, Liturgy of the Word, Veneration of the Holy Cross, Holy Communion.
Good Friday is a day of Fast and Abstinence. Everyone age 14 and older is bound to observe the law of abstinence from meat. Everyone age 18 and older and up to his/her 60th year is also bound to observe the law of fast: On this day, only one full meatless meal is allowed; two other meatless meals, sufficient to maintain strength, may be taken according to each one’s needs, but together they should not equal another full meal.