Department of Spiritual Care to distribute ashes as part of Ash Wednesday observance

February 16, 2021  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

On Wednesday, Feb. 17, ashes will be available for patients, faculty and staff in the University Hospital and Mott chapels. The ashes will be accompanied by instructions for safe individual application.

Additionally, a Catholic priest will be available in the UH Chapel between noon and 1 p.m. to distribute ashes via single-use cotton swabs.

Chaplains will also be available to bring ashes to inpatient units for patients and staff throughout the day. For all other areas, please call the Department of Spiritual Care (6-4041) if you would like to arrange a time for a chaplain to come to your unit. 

Due to the ongoing pandemic, no Catholic mass will be held on campus.