Catholic Voices - Ash Wednesday: Facing death with hope

Ash Wednesday Mass at Holy Innocents Parish in Duvall is held at 7 o’clock in the evening. It is always dark, always cold, usually rainy or snowy — and always a weeknight. Yet, after Christmas and Easter, that Mass is the best-attended event at our little parish. Standing-room only.

What is the kerygma?

Q: Every now and then I’ll hear someone use the word   kerygma, but I’ve never really understood what it means. So, what is the kerygma?