Monthly Archives: February 2021

Praying at home on Ash Wednesday

For the first Lockdown in March 2020, the Liturgy Office and members of the Spirituality Committee produced material to help people pray at home during Lent, the Triduum and Easter. That material will be available again, but here are two … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday at home

Ash Wednesday, the doorway into our Lenten season of renewal, will be observed a little differently in 2021. Due to social distancing and the need to limit contact to combat the spread of Covid-19, receiving ashes in church is going … Continue reading

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Vatican modifies distribution of ashes for Ash Wednesday 2021

In a note from the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, the Vatican has given guidance about how priests should distribute ashes on Ash Wednesday amid the Coronavirus pandemic. Priests are directed to say the formula … Continue reading

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New Lectionary for England and Wales (possibly in 2022)

The Catholic Bishops of England and Wales have announced that a new edition of the Lectionary is being prepared. Archbishop George Stack, the chair of the Department of Christian Life and Worship, which is leading the project, described it as … Continue reading

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