The Catholic Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 E. South Temple, will initiate the season of Lent with the celebration of Ash Wednesday on Feb. 6.

The Lenten season, the church's springtime, is a time of final baptismal preparation for those to be incorporated into the church at Easter and a season of baptismal renewal for Catholics. Masses in English for Ash Wednesday will be held at 8 a.m. and noon, with the Choristers of the Choir School; and 6 p.m. with the Cathedral Choir.

Mass in Spanish will be celebrated at 8 p.m. with the Cathedral's Spanish Choir.

For more information, contact the Rectory office at 328-8941 or go online to