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Ash Wednesday Message - Bishop Cote

Posted on February 17, 2021 in: Reflections, Lent

Ash Wednesday Message - Bishop Cote

The Most Reverend Michael R. Cote, Bishop of Norwich delivered his Ash Wednesday message during the Noon Mass at the Cathedral of Saint Patrick in Norwich. Drawing on Pope Francis' Ash Wednesday message of last year - as the pandemic began to take hold in Italy and around the world - Bishop Cote shared the Holy Fathers' words and suggested their use as a meditation for this challenging Lenten season.

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