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Services for Ash Wednesday – 1st March 2017:
7.30am – Holy Communion with Imposition of Ashes (Lady Chapel)
10.00am – Traditional rite Holy Communion (BCP) with Imposition of Ashes (Lady Chapel)
6.30pm – Choral Eucharist with Imposition of Ashes (Nave)
Choir of St Peter’s Cathedral
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.
The Imposition of Ashes will be available at all services on Ash Wednesday.