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Holy Days February 19, 2020

2020 Resources for Lent

Ash Wednesday falls on February 26th this year, and is the start of Lent. By the solemn forty days of Lent the Church unites herself each year to the mystery of Jesus in the desert.

The 2020 Lenten season begins on Ash Wednesday, February 26, for Latin-rite Catholics, with Easter Sunday falling on April 12.

The Light is ON for You

Our annual diocesan nights celebrating the Sacrament of Reconciliation will be be on Wednesday, April 1st and Wednesday, April 8th. Learn more about the Sacrament of Reconciliation by visiting our Light is ON for You website at

Find a parish with reconciliation times near you at


Lenten Resources

Fasting and Abstinance guidelines for the Catholic Diocese of Dallas


VIDEO: What are the practices of Lent? - Bishop Robert Barron/ Word On Fire ministries