Thursday, January 17News That Matters

San Diego Catholics Mark Beginning of Lent on Ash Wednesday

Cross of ashesChristians throughout Southern California are observing Ash Wednesday, ushering in the 40-day season of Lent, when the faithful prepare for Easter by doing penance for sins and seeking spiritual renewal. Ash Wednesday gets its name from the practice of placing ashes on the foreheads of the faithful as a sign of penance. A minister or […]