Ash Wednesday

10 February 2016

Ash Wednesday falls on this coming Wednesday, 10 February. Times for Holy Mass and the imposition of Ashes will be:

Life in Christ Lenten Seminar

"Lent comes providentially to reawaken us, to shake us from our lethargy." Pope Francis

Prepare for Easter by joining our Lenten group. There are five sessions over five weeks. The morning session (from 10 am to 11:30 am)  is repeated in the evening ( from7.30 pm to 9 pm).

Stations of the Cross

Each Friday in Lent

Come walk and pray the Way of the Cross each Friday in Lent at 6pm in the Cathedral.

Pastoral considerations for Lent

Lent begins with Ash Wednesday and concludes with the beginning of the Easter Triduum (Holy Thursday through to Easter Sunday).

What you need to know about Lent

What is Lent?

Lent is a 40-day period leading up to Easter, beginning with Ash Wednesday. (This year, Ash Wednesday is February 10.) Lent is a known as a penitential season. That means it is an opportunity to examine your life, give your struggles to God, and invite him to help you become the-best-version-of-yourself®.

In particular, there is an increased focus on prayer, fasting, and alms giving, All these spiritual exercises help prepare us for the celebration of the passion, death, and resurrection of Jesus.


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