Archbishop William E. Lori, Archbishop of Baltimore, will celebrate the following Masses in Baltimore on Ash Wednesday, Februrary 14, 2018 Baltimore Basilica, 409 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, 12:10 p.m.; The Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, 5200 N. Charles Street, 5:30 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.
Easter is Sunday, April 1.
On March 19, the parishes of the Archdiocese will make available the Sacrament of Reconciliation throughout the day. A list of times when confessions will be heard at archdiocesan parishes will be posted, along with other Lenten resources, at www.archbalt.org.