Ash Wednesday trumps Valentine’s, Chicago archdiocese says

Chicago, Ill., Jan 29, 2018 / 11:59 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Occasionally, the liturgical calendar has a curious intersection with secular holidays. This year, Ash Wednesday—which begins the penitential season of Lent with a day of fasting, abstinence, and prayer—falls on Feb. 14, Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day celebrates a third-century Christian martyr, … Continue reading