Ash Wednesday Basics

Ash WedOn Ash Wednesday (Feb. 22 this year), many Christians attend worship services at which they receive ashes on their foreheads. The pastor marks the forehead of each worshiper, often saying “Remember that you are dust and to dust you shall return.”  It’s a way of remembering that we are human (and mortal), and especially that we are not God.  Read about the basics of Ash Wednesday here.






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