The first of the forty days of Lent, named for the custom of placing blessed ashes on the foreheads of worshipers at Ash Wednesday services. The ashes are a sign of penitence and a reminder of mortality and may be imposed with the sign of the cross. Ash Wednesday is observed as a fast in the church year of the Episcopal Church. The Ash Wednesday service is one of the Proper Liturgies for Special Days in the BCP (p. 264).
- Imposition of Ashes & Holy Eucharist for all ages: 7:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Ash Wednesday Children’s Service & Mass of the Pre-Sanctified: 5:45 p.m.
Note there is dinner for youth at 6:30 p.m.