Where to get ashes on Ash Wednesday

Churches and restaurants hope to reach parishioners on Ash Wednesday

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - With Mardi Gras officially coming to an end, many will transition into the Season of Lent starting with Ash Wednesday.

There will be several mass and worship services Wednesday, Feb. 26 across Baton Rouge where people can receive their ashes.

  • 401 Main St.
  • Masses at the cathedral begin at the following times on Ash Wednesday: 7:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 5 p.m.
  • People who attend any of these masses will be marked with ashes

University United Methodist Church

  • 3350 Dalrymple Dr.
  • Ash Wednesday services begin at 12 p.m. and 6 p.m.
  • “Drive-by” ashes will be distributed in the Dalrymple parking lot with Rev. Ali from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and from 1 to 4 p.m.
  • 6217 Glen Oaks Dr.
  • There will be a drive through prayer and blessing service between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
  • There is an evening worship service at 7 p.m.

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