Tomorrow, millions of Catholics from all around the world will be participating in an important event called Ash Wednesday. On Ash Wednesday, services are held multiple times (similar to Mass) and during the service, participates get their forehead marked with ashes; symbolizing their faith.
These are plenty of churches in the Riverside area that are holding Ash Wednesday services. If you are in the area, and is looking for a church to attend for Ash Wednesday, here are some to consider:
- St. Thomas The Apostle Catholic Church located at 3774 Jackson St. Riverside, CA 92503. To find out more what time they hold their Ash Wednesday services, please contact them at (951) 689-1131.
- Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church located at 5250 Central Ave. Riverside, CA 92504. You can find their services and times on their website: http://www.olphriverside.org/.
- St. Catherine of Alexandria located at 7005 Brockton Ave. Riverside, CA 92506. You can find their services and times on their calendar website: http://stcofa.net/calendar.html.
Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent and it lasts for 46 days before Easter, including Sundays. Easter this year will be held on April 20th.