Lenten Resources

As we enter Lent, the 40-day preparation period in anticipation of Easter, we invite you to use the opportunities and resources below to incorporate this season into your daily life and family.

Events

Ash Wednesday – February 14
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
5:15 p.m. Mass with Bishop Scharfenberger

Chrism Mass – March 22
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
7:00 p.m. Mass with Bishop Scharfenberger 

Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord – March 24
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
5:15 p.m. (Saturday anticipated Mass) with Bishop Scharfenberger

Lenten Reconciliation Service – March 27
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
7:00 p.m. Reconciliation Service with Bishop Scharfenberger

Holy Thursday – March 29
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
5:30 p.m. Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper with Bishop Scharfenberger
After this liturgy concludes, the Eucharist will be reserved for adoration and quiet prayer until 10:00 p.m., at which time the evening will close with Night Prayer

Good Friday – March 30
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
5:30 p.m. Celebration of the Lord’s Passion with Bishop Scharfenberger

Holy Saturday/Easter Vigil – March 31
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
8:00 p.m. Solemn Vigil of Easter and the Resurrection of the Lord with Bishop Scharfenberger

Resources

Albany Catholic Digital Library resources

Diocesan Lenten guidelines

Lenten activities for the family

Loyola Press resources

Devotional/Journal from Blessed is She

USCCB resources