Preparations For Ash Wednesday00:00 AM February 13, 2018
The celebration of Ash Wednesday will take place tomorrow. Father Toni Kretowicz, priest at St.Catherine in Prophetstown and St. Ambrose in Erie, held a burning of the palms ceremony on Tuesday.
Palms that were distributed at last year's Palm Sunday service were burned with the ashes to be used for ash distribution on Wednesday at each parish.
Also, United Christians of Prophetstown is having Community Lenten Service on Ash Wednesday, February 14 at the Prophetstown United Methodist Church at Noon. There will be a short service followed by a soup and bread luncheon.
Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Lenten season, which culminates with Holy Week and Easter.