No time for Ash Wednesday? Church offers ashes on-the-go

News
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

SAN DIEGO – Wednesday marks the beginning of the holy season of Lent for many Christians.

Catholics and Protestants usually head inside their local church to receive ashes in the shape of a cross on their forehead.

A San Diego church decided to meet the needs of their busy members by offering Ash Wednesday service on the streets.

St. Paul’s Cathedral Episcopal church will have “Ashes To Go” from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on February 14. The church is located at 2728 6th Avenue, just west of Balboa Park.

“Join us for Ashes To Go, a beautiful example of bringing ashes, blessings, prayers, and Christ’s love to the people out on the streets of San Diego.”

Most Popular Stories

Latest News

More News