UIW Set to begin Lenten Season

February 24, 2020

Two New Services Added to Ash Wednesday Schedule

San Antonio – Feb. 24, 2020 - The Catholic season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. The University of the Incarnate Word would like to welcome you to begin the season in prayer by participating in any of our Ash Wednesday services. The type of service is listed next to the location. Please take note of two new services this year that will be held in Spanish. Ashes will be distributed at all services which are open to the public.

  • 8 a.m. (University of the Incarnate Word/Our Lady’s Chapel; Administration Building/4301 Broadway, 78209) MASS
  • 12 noon (University of the Incarnate Word/Our Lady’s Chapel; Administration Building/4301 Broadway, 78209) MASS
  • 4:45 p.m. (University of the Incarnate Word/Our Lady’s Chapel; Administration Building/4301 Broadway, 78209) LITURGY OF THE WORD (SPANISH)
  • 6 p.m. (University of the Incarnate Word/Our Lady’s Chapel; Administration Building/4301 Broadway, 78209) ECUMENICAL SERVICE
  • 8 p.m. (University of the Incarnate Word/Our Lady’s Chapel; Administration Building/4301 Broadway, 78209) LITURGY OF THE WORD (SPANISH)
  • 9:20 p.m. (University of the Incarnate Word/Our Lady’s Chapel; Administration Building/4301 Broadway, 78209) ECUMENICAL SERVICE

Ash Wednesday, in the calendar of Western Christianity, is the first day of Lent and occurs 46 days before Easter.