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Lenten Meals

Unless otherwise noted, meals end the last full week of Lent and do not include Holy Week

Parishes are still determining their Lenten schedules. If you do not see your parish listed, please check back.

All Saints Parish, Brunswick

Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, 82 Atlantic Avenue, Boothbay Harbor - Soup will be served in the parish hall on Fridays during Lent, following 5 p.m. Stations of the Cross in the church.

St. Charles Borromeo Church, 132 McKeen Street, Brunswick - Lenten suppers will be held in the church hall on the Fridays of Lent.

St. Mary Church, 144 Lincoln Street, Bath -  A meatless potluck supper will be shared in the church hall on the Fridays of Lent, following 5 p.m. Stations of the Cross in the church.

St. Patrick Church, 380 Academy Hill Road, Newcastle - Soup dinners will be served on the Fridays of Lent in Cheverus Hall, following 5 p.m. Stations of the Cross in the church.

Corpus Christi Parish, Waterville

Notre Dame Church, 116 Silver Street, Waterville - A model Seder Meal will be hosted by Rabbi Rachel Isaacs on Sunday, April 7, at 1 p.m.; Men's Lenten Breakfasts will be offered Wednesday at 6:30 a.m. in the hall at Notre Dame.

Good Shepherd Parish, Saco

Most Holy Trinity Church, 271 Main Street, Saco - Enjoy Lenten Haddock dinners on the Fridays of Lent, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the church hall. The cost is $11 for adults, $5 for students age 6 -14, and no charge for students age 5 and under.  Proceeds benefit St. James School.

Holy Family Parish, Greenville

Holy Family Church, 145 Pritham Avenue, Greenville - Soup suppers will be held at 5 p.m. on Fridays during Lent, preceded by eucharistic adoration at 4 p.m. and Stations of the Cross at 4:30 p.m.

Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, Auburn

Sacred Heart Church, 8 Sacred Heart Place, Auburn - Soup suppers will be served at 5 p.m. in the parish hall on Fridays during Lent, followed by Stations of the Cross at 6 p.m.

Parish of the Holy Eucharist, Falmouth

Holy Martyrs of North America Church, Falmouth - A Lenten meal will be served at 6 p.m. in the parish hall, preceded by Mass at 5:30 p.m. and followed by Stations of the Cross at 6:30 p.m.

Sacred Heart Church, 326 Main Street, Yarmouth - Breakfast will be served on the Fridays of Lent following 8:15 a.m. Stations of the Cross  

St. Gregory Church, 24 North Raymond Road, Gray - A meatless meal will be served on the Fridays of Lent following the 5:30 p.m. Stations of the Cross Fridays 

St. Jude Church, 134 Main Street, Freeport - A meatless meal will be served on the Fridays of Lent following the 5:30 p.m. Stations of the Cross Fridays

Portland Peninsula & Island Parishes

Sacred Heart Church, 65 Mellen Street, Portland - Friday, March 8, a chowder supper following the 6:15 p.m. Stations of the Cross.

St. Christopher Church, 15 Central Avenue, Peaks Island - Friday, March 15, a simple supper will be served following the 6:15 p.m. Stations of the Cross

St. Louis Church, 279 Danforth Street, Portland - Friday, March 29, a Lenten meal will be served following the 6:15 p.m. Stations of the Cross

St. Peter Church, 72 Federal Street, Portland - Friday, April 5, gather in the parish hall for food and fellowship following the 6:15 p.m. Stations of the Cross.

Parish of the Precious Blood, Caribou

Holy Rosary Church, 32 Vaughn Street, Caribou - Suppers featuring homemade soup will be served on Fridays during Lent at approximately 4:30 p.m., following the 4 p.m. Stations of the Cross in the church.

Our Lady of the Lake, Route 11, Portage - A Soup & Stew Supper will be held at the Portage Lake Town Hall on March 31 at 5 p.m. Admission is by donation, with proceeds benefitting the "Flower Fund" at Our Lady of the Lake.  

St. Anne Parish, Gorham

St. Anne Church, 299 Main Street, Gorham - Lenten Haddock Suppers, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, will be held on the Fridays during Lent, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the parish hall. The cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children.

St. Anthony of Padua Parish, Jackman

St. Faustina Church, 370 Main Street, Jackman - Lenten fish suppers will be held on Fridays during Lent, following 4:30 p.m. Stations of the Cross

St. Anthony of Padua Parish, Westbrook

St. Anthony of Padua Parish Hall, 268 Brown Street, Westbrook - Lenten haddock suppers will be served on Fridays during Lent from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children, with a special of three dinners for $21.

St. Brendan the Navigator Parish, Camden

Our Lady of Good Hope Church, 7 Union Street Camden - A meatless soup meal will be served on Fridays at 4:45 p.m., followed by adoration at 6 p.m. and the Stations of the Cross at 6:30 p.m.

St. Bernard Church, 150 Broadway, Rockland - Stations of the Cross, along with a soup and bread meal, will be held on the Fridays of Lent at 6:30 p.m.

St. Francis of Assisi Church, 81 Court Street, Belfast - A seder meal will be held on Saturday, April 13, at 5 p.m., following the 4 pm. Mass.   This will include a live teaching of the Passover Meal as Jesus would have celebrated it the night before he died.   Please call the parish office at 207-236-4785 to sign up.

St. Joseph Parish, Bridgton

St. Joseph Church, 225 South High Street, Bridgton - Lenten lunches will be served each Wednesday at noon, with a different speaker each week from the community.

St. Joseph Parish, Ellsworth

St. Joseph Church, 231 Main Street, Ellsworth - A soup and bread meal will be served on the Fridays of Lent following 5:30 p.m. Stations of the Cross.

St. Joseph Parish, Farmington

St. Joseph Church, 133 Middle Street, Farmington - A soup supper will be served in the parish hall on the Fridays of Lent, following the 6 p.m. Stations of the Cross.

St. Joseph Maronite Church, Waterville

Knights of Columbus Council 11303 will host Lenten Fish Chowders at St. Joseph Maronite Hall, 3 Appleton Street in Waterville, on the Fridays of Lent from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish, Calais

Immaculate Conception Church, 31 Calais Avenue, Calais - Soup for the Soul on the Fridays of Lent at 6 p.m., preceded by Stations of the Cross at 5:30 p.m.

St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish, Scarborough

Knights of Columbus Council 8144 will hold Fish Friday Dinners on the Fridays during Lent, 5 to 6:30 p.m., in the hall of St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish, 150 Black Point Road in Scarborough.

St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish will host Ecumenical Lenten Lunches sponsored by the Scarborough Clergy Association on the Wednesdays of Lent.  The luncheons feature a half hour Liturgy of the Word incorporating Scripture, silence, reflection, and singing held in the church, followed by soup, bread, and fellowship in the church hall.  The sessions will be led by Rev. Fred Gagnon on March 13, Rev. Ron Robinson on March 20, Rev. Dodie Sheffield on March 27, Rev. Marcia Charles on April 3, and Msgr. Paul Stefanko on April 10. The luncheons run from noon to 1 p.m. St. Maximilian Kolbe is located at 150 Black Point Road in Scarborough. All are invited to attend.

St. Michael Parish, Augusta

A Lenten meal of soups and breads will be served in the hall of St. Joseph Church, 110 School Street, Gardiner,  on Friday, April 12, at 5 p.m.  It will be followed by Stations of the Cross led by the youth ministry group from St. Michael Parish.

St. Rose of Lima Parish, Jay

Free suppers will be offered on the Fridays of Lent, 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the St. Rose of Lima Parish Hall in Jay.

St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish, Norway

St. Catherine of Sienna Church, 32 Paris Street, Norway -  A meatless meal will follow Stations of the Cross on Friday, March 8, at 6 p.m.