Ash Wednesday

AshesAsh Wednesday (1 March 2017) marks the beginning of the penitential season of Lent in preparation for the celebration of Easter. Masses on Ash Wednesday will be at 12noon and 7.30pm at St Austin’s and at 10am at St Anne’s.

Ash Wednesday is a day of fasting and abstinence on which we are bound to abstain from meat and to have only one full meal.