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Ash Wednesday

All Day

Ash Wednesday

Mass Times

7:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. in Mission Church

5:30 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. in St Francis Chapel

Ashes will be distributed during each Mass

Ash Wednesday is a day of Fasting and Abstinence

Abstinence: a penitential practice of refraining from the consumption of meat and is to be observed by all Catholics who are 14 years of age and older. Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, and the Fridays during Lent are days of abstinence.

Fasting: In addition to abstinence, fasting will be observed by all Catholics age 18 through 59 on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. On days of fasting, one full meal is allowed. Two smaller meals sufficient to maintain strength, may be taken according to one’s own needs, but together they should not equal another full meal. Eating between meals is not permitted, but liquids are allowed.

If a person is unable to observe the above regulations due to ill health or other reasons, they are urged to practice other forms of self-denial that are suitable to their condition.


Event Details:

Date(s) - 02/22/2023
Time(s) - All Day

Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcala
10818 San Diego Mission Road
San Diego, CA 92108

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