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Ash Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024, observance schedule for parishes across Washington County, WI

Washington County, WI – The Ecumenical Community of Washington County, WI has the following Ash Wednesday service(s) available for February 14, 2024.


Saint Frances Cabrini: 8 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Saint Mary’s Immaculate Conception: 6:15 a.m., noon, and 7 p.m. in Spanish

Holy Angels: 7 a.m. Word Service, 8 a.m. Mass, Noon Word Service, and 5:30 p.m. Mass – all services with Ashes

Holy Trinity, Newburg: 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.

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St. Peter Catholic Church in Slinger: at 8 a.m., 5 p.m. Mass

Resurrection Catholic Church in Allenton: Masses at 12 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

St. Lawrence Catholic Church, St. Lawrence: Masses 8 a.m. and 7 p.m.


Good Shepherd Lutheran, 777 S. Indiana Ave, West Bend: Services at 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.

St. John’s Lutheran West Bend: Services Wednesday 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Holy Hill, Hubertus: Services 6 a.m. and 11 a.m. in the Basilica

St. Boniface Catholic Church, Germantown: Ashes to Go drive through noon-1:30 p.m.; Ash Wednesday service 6 p.m.

St Gabriel Catholic Parish & School Ash Wednesday Mass times are 8:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. #praytogether

Reminders about fasting and abstinence during Lent – Courtesy St. Frances Cabrini

Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are days of Fasting as well as abstinence in the Universal Church.
This means anyone 14 years and older (without a maximum age cut off) is to abstain from meat on these two days.

It also means anyone 18 years to 59 years old is to fast from extra meals. This means eating only one main meal on these two days, or, ensuring that any other food that is taken during the day does not amount to more food than one would eat at only one, main meal.

All Fridays of Lent that are not Solemnities are days of abstaining from meat for those 14 years and older.

As Catholics we understand these are more than recommendationsor encouragements. These are theological norms pertaining to the substance and discipline of our faith. No one is to excuse themselves from these norms lightly.


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