Time Springs Forward
March 8/9, 2014
Lent begins on Ash Wednesday--
March 5, 2014
Fast and Abstinence Guidelines
means no meat permitted for persons 14 years of age or older.
Days of Abstinence
—Ash Wednesday (3-05-2014) and all Fridays of Lent including Good Friday (4-18-2014)
allows one full meal and two lighter meals; prohibits eating between meals; obliges persons 18-59 years of age.
Days of Fasting
—Ash Wednesday (3-05-2014) and Good Friday (4-18-2014).
Stations of the Cross
will be prayed three times per week. Tuesday after the 8:00 a.m. Mass--a shortened "Way of the Cross" will be prayed. Wednesday before the 6:30 p.m. Mass—beginning at 6:10 p.m. Friday Afternoon at 3:00 p.m. followed by the Chaplet of Divine Mercy.
St. Luke Church at 304 South Main Street, Nicholasville, KY 40356-1546 US - Home
Welcome to the website for Saint Luke Catholic Church in Nicholasville, Kentucky. Here in the heart of the Bluegrass area, you will find friendly people and a reverence for the Mass and the Blessed Sacrament. We invite you to come and worship with us and take an opportunity to visit our Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration Chapel--the first in Kentucky, celebrating 17 years of continuous prayer on December 17, 2012!
Weekend Mass Times
Sunday at 7:30 and 10:00 a.m.
Our pastor, Father Bush speaks often of the Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy. One of those Spiritual Works of Mercy is to pray for the dead. We have established an online necrology--a list of people and the dates of their death--of Saint Luke's parishioners and their family and friends as well as clergy that have been special to us. It is still in its infancy but what we have at present is available here. To access it, simply click on the cross to the side of this paragraph.
As a start, it is sorted by month of death, and then alphabetically within that month. To have a name added, please contact the parish office by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org. If you see any errors, please let us know by the same method.
Below we have included the "Prayer of St. Gertrude the Great." Our Lord told St. Gertrude the Great that the following prayer would release 1,000 souls from Purgatory each time it is said. The prayer was extended to include living sinners as well:
"Eternal Father, I offer thee the most precious blood of thy Divine Son, Jesus, in union with the Masses said throughout the world today, for all the Holy Souls in Purgatory, for sinners everywhere, for sinners in the universal church, those in my own home and within my family. Amen."
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