BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Ashes-to-Go
Calvary Episcopal Church
20 Milton Street, Williamsville
The Holy Eucharist and Imposition of Ashes within the church will also be offered at 7:00am, 12:00pm and at 7:00pm.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
4275 Harris Hill Road, Clarence
St. Paul's will also be offering traditional Ash Wednesday services, including communion at noon and Ashes and a quiet atmosphere for prayer inside the church from 6:15pm-7:30pm.
St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral
139 Pearl Street, Buffalo
A 45 minute service will also be held at 12:05pm and 7:00pm inside the cathedral and will include music, the imposition of ashes and holy communion.
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
1080 Main Street, Buffalo
The church will also be holding services at 12:00pm in the Chapel and 7:00pm in the Main Church.
Ash Wednesday (February 26) marks the beginning of the Lenten season for those of the Christian faith. Lent is a season of prayer and repentance in preparation for Easter. For many Christians, it is customary for a cross of ashes to be placed on the forehead. The idea of Ashes-to-Go began in Chicago in 2010 and has since spread to many congregations nationwide.
If your church is participating in Ashes-to-Go, please send details to firstname.lastname@example.org or post on the WKBW Facebook page.