Presidential Message on Ash Wednesday, 2020

… Today, millions of Christians will be marked on their foreheads with the sign of the cross

… ashes is an invitation to spend time during Lent fasting, praying

… This powerful and sacred tradition reminds us of our shared mortality, Christ’s saving love, and the need to repent and accept the Gospel more fully

… We join in prayer with everyone observing this holy day

… May you grow closer to God in your faith during this blessed season