Event: Sung Eucharist for Ash Wednesday with Imposition of Ashes

Date: Wednesday 14 February 2018 (5.30pm)

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, a time of self-examination, penitence, self-denial, study and preparation for Easter.


Ashes are an ancient sign of penitence; from the Middle Ages it became the custom to begin Lent by being marked in ash with the sign of the cross a reminder of our mortality. ‘Remember that you are dust and to dust you shall return’.

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