St. Hugh of Lincoln Roman Catholic Church

This Week's Mass Schedule

 

Mon 12/5/22 Ferial Day
St. Sabbas
Tue 12/6/22 St. Nicholas
Wed 12/7/22 St. Ambrose
Vigil of Immaculate Conception
8:00 AM Mass Jason Semon (Loretta Golimowski)
Thu 12/8/22 Immaculate Conception
8:30 AM Confessions
9:00 AM High Mass Michael Modrzyk (Barbara Modrzyk)
5:30 PM Confessions
6:00 PM Low Mass Keith & Linda Kimpel (Tricia Larson)
Fri 12/9/22 Within Octave
5:20 PM Confessions
6:00 PM Mass, Benediction Keith Kimpel (Tricia Larson)
Sat 12/10/22 Within Octave
St. Melchiades
7:30 AM Confessions
8:00 AM Mass Keith & Linda Kimpel (Jeff, Nicole, & Sam Kimpel)
Sun 12/11/22 Third Sunday of Advent (Gaudete)
Within Octave, St. Damasus I
8:00 AM Confessions, Rosary
8:45 AM High Mass The Sandberg Family (Steve & Joanne Heckenkamp)
10:45 AM Confessions, Rosary
11:15 AM Low Mass The People of St. Hugh

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Rules of Fast

Rules of Fast

The laws of fast apply to persons between the ages of twenty-one and fifty-nine. On a fast day one may eat one full meal and two light meatless meals, which together would not equal the main meal. Meat may be taken at the principal meal, except on days of complete abstinence. Liquids such as water, milk, and fruit juices may be taken between meals.

Rules of Abstinence

The laws of abstinence apply to everyone seven years of age and over. On a day of complete abstinence no meat, meat gravy or soup made from meat may be taken. On a day of partial abstinence meat may be taken once.

Traditional Days of Fast

All the days of Lent up till noon on Holy Saturday, Ember Days, the Vigils of Pentecost, the Immaculate Conception, Christmas, and All Saints.

Traditional Days of Complete Abstinence

Every Friday of the year, Ash Wednesday, Holy Saturday (until noon), the Vigils of All Saints, the Immaculate Conception, and Christmas.

Traditional Days of Partial Abstinence

Ember Wednesdays and Saturdays and the Vigil of Pentecost

Local Custom in the USA

In many places in the United States before Vatican II, it was customary to dispense from the fast on St. Patrick’s Day (March 17) and from abstinence on the Friday following Thanksgiving.