Ash Wednesday: Lent begins
Wednesday 14th February
Ash Wednesday – falls this year on February 14th (also Valentine’s Day!) and marks the start of the Christian season of Lent; a period of forty days of prayer, reflection and fasting in preparation for the joy of Easter Day.
On Ash Wednesday at St John’s Tisbury there will be three services; the normal Wednesday said services of Morning Prayer and Holy Communion at 0800 and 1000 respectively. There’s a sung service of Holy Communion with Imposition of Ashes at 1930. The service includes music by William Byrd and the traditional Lent Prose.