Tag: Ash Wednesday

The 40 Day Lent

  Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the forty-day-long Lent. The main message passed along during this time is focused on the spiritual preparation for the miracle of Christ’s Resurrection. The events leading up to the Resurrection are the foundation of the Church and the faith as we know it. Because these are the most [Continue]

Ash Wednesday

     Ash Wednesday is a day unlike any other, marking the start of the forty-day-long Lent and devoted to the preparation for Christ’s Resurrection. It is a day of penance, reflection, and fasting. The symbolic sprinkling of ashes or marking of one’s forehead with ash in the shape of a cross, serves to remind us [Continue]