FEBRUARY 17, 2021 ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICES ARE MODIFIED DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC.
Happy Ash Wednesday-February 17, 2021!
What is Ash Wednesday and what is the symbolic history behind it?
Ash Wednesday begins the Lenten season for Roman Catholics and Christians around the world. It lasts for forty-six days before Easter. According to Bibleinfo.com the Roman Catholic church uses Ash Wednesday to teach parishioners "
shared it with all the priests of the Archdiocese in order to provide them with this recommended method and procedure for Ash Wednesday.” He further stated that after this note became public by the Congregation for Divine Worship on January 12, 2021 “As such, the Bishops of the United States were directed to from regarding the distribution of ashes that the Diocese sent out to all pastors, priests and deacons.” The information that was sent out to the parishes further states “United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
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