Lenten Services and Programs


Lent 2018 Adoration

The parishes of the Rock Island Vicariate offer many opportunities for Adoration, Exposition or Benediction during the Lenten season.

Find one that suits your schedule and make it a special part of your Lenten journey.


Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

While Ash Wednesday is not a Holy Day of Obligation, all are encouraged to attend Mass to mark the beginning of the Lenten season.  Observe Ash Wednesday at one of the 16 parishes of the Rock Island Vicariate. 


Find one that suits your schedule, including Imposition of Ashes.



Lent 2018 Confessions

Celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation this Lent at one of the 16 parishes of the Rock Island Vicariate, each of which offers a variety of confession times.

Find one that suits your schedule, including Penance Services, during Lent.


Holy Week

Lent 2018 Adoration

Take time to remember the Last Supper and Passion of Our Lord during this most sacred time of the Church year. You will find many opportunities for spiritual reflection.

Find one at a nearby parish as you seek to journey with our Lord this Holy week.


Stations of the Cross

Lent 2017 Stations

Walkng the way of the Cross with our Lord, reflecting on His sacrifice of love, will enliven your faith and bring you one step closer to Him.

Find opportunities to journey with Jesus at a Stations of the Cross service at a parish near you.


Other Lenten Opportunities

Lent 2018 Station Opportunities

Do something a bit different this Lent! From Soup Suppers to Fish Fry Dinners, to Movies and more, forge a few new Lenten pathways in 2018!

Search for other Lenten programs at one of our Vicariate parishes.