The auxiliary bishops of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, Bishop W. Francis Malooly, Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski, and Bishop Denis J. Madden will celebrate the following Ash Wednesday Masses:
Bishop W. Francis Malooly
The Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, 5200 N. Charles Street, 5:30 p.m.
Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski
Cardinal Gibbons School, 3225 Wilkens Avenue, Baltimore, 9:50 a.m.
Bishop Denis J. Madden
Archbishop Curley High School, 3701 Sinclair Lane, Baltimore, 8:30 a.m.
St. Alphonsus Saratoga Street and Park Avenue, Baltimore, 12:10 p.m.
Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period when the Catholic Church asks the faithful to give themselves to prayer and to the reading of the Scripture, to fasting and to giving alms, in an effort to sharpen their senses and focus mind and heart on the reign of God.