March 1st marks Ash Wednesday, which is a day of fasting and prayer. It also is the beginning of Lent season, which takes place 46 days before Easter Sunday.
Here are some of the Ash Wednesday services that are taking place across the city:
- North End Family Centre - 11:00 a.m.
- Saint Benedict's Table - 7:00 pm
- St Mary's Cathedral - 12:10 pm
- St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church - 5:30 and 7:30 pm.
- St Mary's Parish - 6:00 pm.
- Holy Ghost Parish - 7:00 pm.
- St. Vital Catholic Church - 7:00 pm.
- Westminster United Church - 7:00 pm.
- Mary, Mother of the Church - 9:30 am and 7:30 pm.
- St. Mark's Lutheran Church - 7:00 pm
- St. Gianna's Church - 9:30 am and 7:00 pm.