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.
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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.
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