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Ash Wednesday Mass & Distribution of Ashes

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Mass and distribution of ashes

Ash Wednesday marks the start of Lent.

The placing of ashes on the forehead in the Sign of the Cross is a reminder of our need for penance. The words “Repent, and believe in the Gospel” or “Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return” are used as the Sign of the Cross is made on the forehead.

The ashes are prepared by the burning of last year’s palms and the grinding of them into a paste when a few drops of Holy Water is mixed with them.

(Also Mass and Distribution of Ashes at 7pm today)



St Mary's Catholic Church

Address: St Mary's Catholic Church Compton
ST13 5NH
United Kingdom

Phone Number: 01538 382385

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Weekly Mass Times

Day Type Time
Mon Mass 10:00 am
Tue Mass 10:00 am
Wed -
Thu Mass 10:00 am
Fri Mass at School (during term times)
Sat Confessions 10 - 10:30 am
Vigil Mass 6:00 pm
Sun Mass 10:00 am
Rosary and Benediction   4:00 pm

Particular Mass times may vary, so be sure to check out the What's On guide for updates.

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