It is the seachild of ashes. On Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, Episcopalians join various other Christians approximately the civilization in participating in an old routine. We have actually crosses of ash put on our foreheads as an exterior and visible authorize of our mortality.

You are watching: How to make ashes for ash wednesday

Those ashes come from the burning of palms from Palm Sunday. Last year, those graceful green and blessed palms marked our remembrance of the triumphant enattempt of Jesus right into Jerusalem. Now, dried and yellowed, the palms are collection on fire, developing fine ashes.

Watch a brief video about making ashes listed below or on YouTube.

Watch a video clip of Bishop Mayer inviting us right into a holy Lent.

Find Lenten sources. 

Tagged through Ash Wednesday, ashes, lent, Palms
Join us for Ash Wednesday and also Lent
Invitation to a Holy Lent

One Comment

Commenting has been turned off.

Subscribe to News

Receive e-news and/or the quarterly Common Purpose print newsletter.

Click to open
First Name *
Last Name *
I"d favor to get
Major announcements by email
Leadership news by email
All news by email
Quarterly print newsletter
Check any kind of that you"d favor to receive
Your Email
Address Address
Street Address
Street Address
Apartment / Suite #
Apartment / Suite #
State/District AlabamaAlaskaArkansasArizonaCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyoming
Click in package - this helps prevent spam.

See more: What Is 1.0 Electron Volt In Joules? Electronvolts Conversion Tool




I have
a prayer request
a question or comment
Details *
Your Name
Email Address *
So we deserve to follow up with you - we will not put you on any type of mailing lists unless you specifically subscribe.
Checking in the box helps proccasion spam