Ash Wednesday Mass Schedule at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis

February 27, 2017
For more information contact: 
Gabe Jones
Media Relations Specialist
Phone: 314.792.7557

ST. LOUIS – The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis (4431 Lindell) will have four Masses and the distribution of ashes on Ash Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the penitential season of Lent in preparation for the joyous celebration of Jesus Christ’s resurrection on Easter Sunday (April 16, 2017).

Ash Wednesday Masses at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis will be offered at 7 a.m., 8 a.m., 12:05 p.m., and 5:30 p.m. Media is invited to attend. Contact Cathedral Communications Specialist Nicole Heerlein (; 314.373.8205) for on-site logistics.

In addition, Archbishop Robert Carlson will lead the Annual Lenten Day of Recollection at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis on Saturday, March 11, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

More information can be found at The Archdiocese of St. Louis has Lenten resources, including a fish fry locator map, available at