Ash Wednesday

Reflections on the Start of Lent
Collect for Ash Wednesday
Bishop Alex Cameron Wednesday, February 22, 2023 - 12:00pm

So it’s Lent. And what is Lent, anyway? We might perhaps think of it as that annual morose and mopey time of year, marked by giving up some treasured food or habit, that engenders a sense of holy deprivation which is supposed to be good for us. But neither moping nor deprivation is the point, nor the true value.