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Ash Wednesday – Click here for Mass times

February 14

 Ash Wednesday

St. Jude Mass Times: 6:30 am, 8:15 am, 10 am & 6:30 pm
Ashes blessed and imposed at each Mass.

Open your heart to God with this Lenten Prayer.

VIDEO: Ash Wednesday in two minutes
CHILDREN’S VIDEO PRAYER: Sign us with Ashes
YOUTH VIDEO: The meaning of Lent

How to understand Ash Wednesday? How to celebrate Ash Wednesday?

Proclaim a Fast!

WORD

GOSPEL VIDEO: Matthew 6: 1-6, 16-18

Pray the Scriptures for Ash Wednesday. For a video reflection click HERE, then scroll down and click
on today’s date. Take the Gospel into your heart with lectio divina. See the beauty of Art and the Gospel. Take time to reflect on the Gospel.

Help your family or group understand the readings. Explore today’s texts and images.

WORSHIP

Lenten Family Focus helps you show children how we see, hear, feel and even smell Lent in church.

ENTRANCE ANTIPHON
You are merciful to all, O Lord, and despise nothing that you have made.
You overlook people’s sins, to bring them to repentance,
and you spare them, for you are the Lord our God.
Wisdom 11: 24, 25, 27

Listen to a simple chant of the Introit for Ash Wednesday.

PENITENTIAL ACT: Omitted, due to the penitential nature of the Imposition of Ashes.

RESPONSORIAL PSALM: Psalm 51: Parce Domine

HYMNS:
♦   Come, You Sinners, Poor and Needy
♦   Remember Your Love
♦   Attende Domine  (Click HERE for English text.)
♦  Change Our Hearts
♦  Hold Us in Your Mercy

Hear an Ash Wednesday homily by Pope Francis.
After the homily, we come to the focus of this day.  What’s with the Ash?

COMMUNION ANTIPHON
He who ponders the law of the Lord day and night will yield fruit in due season.
Cf. Psalm 1: 2-3

WORLD

So what’s the story with Lent? Lent is a time to take stock. Lent isn’t about WHAT YOU GIVE UP! Offer God each part of your daily life. Mark Lenten meals with prayer. Find an overview of Lent HERE.

Send an e-card Read about Lenten customs and challengesSee recipes, activities, and prayers to celebrate this day. Find Lenten activities for children. Print out a Lenten Family Calendar  and a coloring page.

CRY OF THE HEART: Prayer of the Wilderness

THE WAY OF THE CROSS:  Station #1

THE SEVEN SORROWS OF MARY: Pray this devotion during Lent.

THE CATHOLIC WORLD:
♦   Ash Wednesday in Jerusalem
♦   Ash Wednesday in India
♦   Ash Wednesday in New York
♦  Ash Wednesday in Germany
♦  Ashes to Go in Sacramento

Do all Catholics begin Lent on Ash Wednesday? Byzantine Catholic Lent begins on Monday
Our Byzantine brothers and sisters approach the Great Fast with different emphases. Before Lent begins, they celebrate a day of forgiveness.

LENTEN REFLECTION: When My Time Comes for Ashes and Dust

MUSICAL ENCOURAGEMENTLead Me, Guide Me

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February 14
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St. Jude Catholic Church
2130 Pemberton Drive
Ft. Wayne, IN 46805
(260) 484-6609

St. Jude Catholic School
2110 Pemberton Drive
Ft. Wayne, IN 46805
(260) 484-4611

Parish Office Hours
8 am - 4 pm Mon-Fri

Music Ministry
(260) 484-6609

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