Ash Wednesday is one of the holiest days in the Catholic Church's calendar. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Season of Lent and it is a period of penance, self reflection, fasting and fish fries.
Newport Patch brings you a list of area churches offering services on Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Lenten season.
Emmanuel Episcopal Church: 12 p.m. and 6 p.m.
St. Mary's Church: 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Daily masses during lent are Mon-Fri at 7:30 a.m.
Trinity Church: 12 p.m. and 7 p.m.
St. Augustin's Church: 8 a.m. and 5:15 p.m.
St. John's Church: 12 p.m. and 6 p.m.
St. Joseph's Church: 12:05 p.m., 5:15 p.m., and 6:30 p.m. in Spanish.
Community Baptist Church: 7 p.m.