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Ash Wednesday

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Feb 17, 2021 / 03:15 am MT (CNA).- The 40 days of Lent are an opportunity to turn from the slavery of sin to the freedom found in reconciliation with God, Pope Francis said on Ash Wednesday. “The journey of Lent is an exodus from

What is the origin of beginning Lent with Ash Wednesday? When did the practice of using ashes start? Like other practices in the Church, being signed with ashes on the first day of Lent is an ancient custom that has undergone some development. From Biblical times through the Medieval Age,

Ash Wednesday 2021 Archdiocese of Cincinnati While observing the existing guidance already in place relative to worship in a time of public health concern, the blessing and distribution of ashes to the faithful on Ash Wednesday takes place in the following way (per instruction from the Holy See on Jan

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Jan 12, 2021 / 09:00 am MT (CNA).- The Vatican gave guidance Tuesday about how priests can distribute ashes on Ash Wednesday amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments published a note Jan. 12, directing priests to

As most Catholics are well aware, Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the liturgical season of Lent. And, of course, almost everyone associates Lent with giving something up, even if they do not understand the penitential importance of the season. “I gave that up for Lent” is a common refrain,

We’ve set sail on Lent 2020, and here’s a look at Ash Wednesday in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Our photographers went to the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains in Cincinnati, St. Anthony of Padua & St. Mary Parishes in Dayton.

Ash Wednesday Masses AFTER 6:00 p.m. 6:15 p.m. St. John Fisher Newtown, 3227 Church St., Cincinnati OH 45244 Wright State University Campus Ministry, 3650 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Fairborn OH 45324 6:30 p.m. Church of the Resurrection Bond Hill, 1619 California Ave., Cincinnati OH 45237 Immaculate Conception, N Main & Walnut,