Ash Wednesday is a Day of Fasting & Abstinence
Ash Wednesday is March 1st. Masses: 8:15 am and 7 pm. Ash Wednesday is obligatory for Fasting & Abstinence.
Fasting: for all who are between the ages of 18 & 60. Fasting allows a person to eat one full meal. Two smaller meals may be taken, not to equal one full meal.
Abstinence: from meat is obligatory for all who are 14 & older.