Tag Archives: Ash Wednesday

Why Ash?

Ash Wednesday– most of us have heard the name, and many of us know the tradition of a priest “imposing” or putting ash on people’s foreheads.  Why do we do it? Fr Chris continues our series about why we do … Continue reading

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Clean Monday – Let’s go fly a kite

You may well have heard of Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday but what of Clean Monday? Well our sisters and brothers of the Orthodox churches will probably explain all about it for you. On Clean Monday ( in Greek Καθαρή … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday at Walsingham

Mark and Paul send holiday greetings from the Shrine of Our Lady at Walsingham on Ash Wednesday: I was very pleased that we had finally arranged our week away and despite our original intentions to head off towards the sun … Continue reading

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Ashes on the Go

Today, Ash Wednesday, we stepped out of church with the ashes for Ashes on the Go. We stood outside church at lunchtime. At the end of the school day we stood outside the school. Many came to receive the ash on … Continue reading

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