Let Lent and St. Patrick’s Day mix | AspenTimes.com

Let Lent and St. Patrick’s Day mix

This year the St. Patrick’s Day Dinner at St. Mary Church in Aspen will, unfortunately, be celebrated March 16. The 17th is on a Friday during Lent, and meat is not allowed.

Cardinal Timothy Dolan gave a dispensation for New Yorkers to be able to observe the holiday on the 17th. Aspen needs to follow suit so the 125-year tradition here can continue on the 17th.

I’ll be celebrating from 2 to 6 p.m. on the 17th with my friends in Wagner Park, where the World Cup festivities will be honoring the holiday.

See you there.

Ruth Harrison

Aspen


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