Ash Wednesday Services are scheduled for Wednesday at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital with all services being open to the public.
With the cancellation of multiple Ash Wednesday services throughout the community due to the weather, Owensboro Health is inviting the public to the services, which include mass and the imposition of ashes. The services will be held in the Mercy Chapel of Hope at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, located at 1201 Pleasant Valley Road, at the following times:
- Imposition of ashes: 2 p.m.
- Mass: 3:30 p.m.
Owensboro Health is a non-profit health care system with a mission to heal the sick and to improve the health of the communities it serves. Owensboro Health has been recognized by Healthgrades as a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence™ (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014) and America’s 100 Best™ Hospitals (2013 and 2014). The system includes an acute care hospital; a Medical Group; numerous clinics and diagnostic centers; wound healing centers; a cancer center; home care services; and the Healthpark, a medical-based fitness center. Owensboro Health Regional Hospital is licensed to operate 477 beds, with an average of 1,800 births, 64,000 emergency room visits, 18,000 admissions and 500,000 outpatient visits each year. System-wide, the organization has nearly 3,400 employees, 250 volunteers and 219 medical staff. For more information, visit OwensboroHealth.org.