Cardinal Relaxes Restrictions on Meat for Remainder of Lent

Because of the food uncertainty resulting from the current coronavirus pandemic, Cardinal Seán is dispensing all Catholics in the Archdiocese from the obligation of abstaining from meat during the remaining Fridays of Lent. The dispensation is because of the frequent uncertainty at this time regarding what food products are available on any given day. Many people are using what they have stored in their freezers and on their shelves. Others are depending upon pre-packaged meals or food delivered through support agencies, which are providing an important service for individuals and families in our communities, especially for children and our senior citizens.

The Cardinal encourages those who can partake of this traditional Lenten practice of abstention to do so and to offer it up for those who are suffering in any way from the pandemic we are experiencing.


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As of March 14, 2020, no Masses will be celebrated until further notice.

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