In Torreón, Lent begins with Ash Wednesday

Luis Alberto Lopez

Torreón, Coahuila / 02.17.2021 11:31:12

The ash imposition ritual within the framework of beginning of lent happens since this morning in the different temples of the Diocese of Torreón, and the first of these ceremonies It was chaired by Bishop Luis Martín Barraza Beltrán.

On this occasion, the act had to be modified and no ash was placed on the forehead, Besides that there was a controlled flow in the church.

« Today Ash Wednesday we started in this pandemic environment and I told you that it seems that we were already in Lent because of all the sacrifices. It is the opportunity to analyze and reflect on what we have experienced as if it had been a fast and a charity to see what we God is asking, « said the religious representative.

He indicated that everything suggests that the celebration of the Easter will be the same as last year and invited the parishioners to live your faith taking into account health concerns.

« It seems that this year will be the same as we celebrated last Christmas and Easter with very small assemblies to comply with the distance protocols. Through digital platforms we also expect the participation of many people. »