*Today, March 9, 2011, is Ash Wednesday, a day of Fast and Abstinence*. Following this Mass schedule are the Lenten regulations. *Mass Schedule *12:15 pm Trayes Hall, Room B (D/CC) 12:15 pm Busch Student Ctr. Center Hall (BC) 12:15 pm St. Peter’s Church, (CAC) 12:15 pm Livingston Student Ctr. Room 202 (LC) 7:30 pm St. Peter’s Church (CAC) 8:00 pm Busch Student Ctr. Center Hall (BC) 9:00 pm St. Peter’s Church (CAC) 9:00 pm Cook Student Center, Multi Purpose Room B (C/D) 10:00 pm Livingston Student Ctr. Room 201 (LC) ================================================================================================= LENTEN INSTRUCTION 2011 So that the Church of Metuchen may be spiritually one in a common observance of Lent, the following is to be observed by all Catholics of the Diocese who enjoy the blessings of good health: The days of *fast* and *abstinence* are *Ash Wednesday* and *Good Friday*. All other Fridays of Lent are days of *abstinence*. To *fast* in the Catholic tradition means to limit oneself to one full meal during the day so as to experience hunger. The obligation to fast applies only to Catholics between the ages of *18 and 59.* The obligation of *abstinence* in the Catholic tradition means to abstain from meat and all meat products. All Catholics *aged 14 and older are included*.