The season of Lent - the traditional period of penance and self reflection begins today - with Ash Wednesday.
Ash Wednesday is celebrated with services in which the faithful are marked with an ash cross on the forehead.
The season of Lent ends with Good Friday and Easter.
Here is the Corpus Christi Mass schedule for when ashes will be distributed according to the weekly bulletin:
- 7:30 a.m.
- 9 a.m.
- 12:05 p.m.
- 4 p.m. prayer service
- 7 p.m.
- 8:30 p.m. (Portuguese)
First Presbyterian Church of Mineola according to its website: 7:30 p.m.