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Ash Wednesday

  • Union Church 11th Street Port Royal, SC, 29935 United States (map)

The first of the forty days of Lent, named for the custom of placing blessed ashes on the foreheads of worshipers at Ash Wednesday services. The ashes are a sign of penitence and a reminder of mortality. Ash Wednesday is observed as a fast in the church year of the Episcopal Church. Services will be held at noon and 5:00 p.m. at Union Church.

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