In Rome, Lent Opens with Ash Wednesday Tradition at Santa Sabina
(25 February 2009 RV) This evening’s celebration is part of a centuries-old Roman
tradition of celebrating Mass at designated station churches over the 40 days of Lent.
Fr Robert Ombres OP, is procurator general at St Sabina. He says that it is an important
tradition in the life of the Church...