The Catholic University of America

Ash Wednesday

On this day that makes the beginning of Lent, The Catholic University of America will offer the following liturgies for the distribution of ashes:

Liturgy of the Word and Ash Distribution

8:00am - Caldwell Chapel

Masses with Ash Distribution

8:15am - Mary, Mirror of Justice Chapel

12:10pm - Mary, Mirror of Justice Chapel

12:30pm - Caldwell Auditorium

5:10pm - St. Vincent's Chapel

5:30pm - Mary, Mirror of Justice Chapel

9:00pm - St. Vincent's Chapel

Please note: There will be no Praise and Worship Adoration or 10:30pm mass on Ash Wednesday.

Consult the CUA Campus Map or Interactive Map and Virtual Tour for the locations of these chapels.

Students, faculty, and staff also have the opportunity to celebrate Ash Wednesday at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Please consult the Basilica website for further information and details about liturgical locations and times.