BALTIMORE (WJZ) – Marylanders went to Baltimore Basilica for Ash Wednesday services and gave back — to help Ukrainian people.
The Archdiocese of Baltimore held a fundraiser at each of its churches for humanitarian aid to Eastern Europe.
The Archdiocese of Baltimore is sending humanitarian aid to Eastern Europe. Archbishop William Lori said that “the lion’s share of that collection will be shipped to Ukraine” @wjz pic.twitter.com/TBCclLkmn4
– Stetson Miller (@stetsonmreports) March 3, 2022
“The lion part of that collection will be shipped to Ukraine,” Archbishop William Lori said.
Some of those who were worshiping at the Basilica on Wednesday also prayed for the people of Ukraine.
“It’s correct The current We have a lot to pray about,” said Betsy McGlone, a Towson resident. “I know Ukraine is always on our minds.”
War in Ukraine, COVID-19 and the renewal of your faith – There is much to ponder as we begin this Lent. Archbishop William Lori shares his thoughts this Ash Wednesday. # Lent #AshWednesday pic.twitter.com/nt8fqD9rvd
– The Archdiocese of Baltimore (@archbalt) March 2, 2022
Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, a time of prayer and fasting. Lori says everyone should keep in mind the Ukrainian people during the holy season
“Obviously we are concerned and dismayed by the road in Ukraine. I think by our prayers, our fasting and our generosity,” said Lori. “I think we should stand in solidarity with those suffering in Ukraine.”
https://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2022/03/02/marylanders-celebrated-ash-wednesday-with-ukrainians-in-mind/ Marylanders Celebrate Ash Wednesday With Ukrainians In Mind – CBS Baltimore