Tag: Ash Wednesday

Red Wing parish begins Lent with palm burning

Red Wing parish begins Lent with palm burning

| February 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

St. Joseph in Red Wing featured burning of palms in its Ash Wednesday prayer service.

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Why do we receive ashes on Ash Wednesday?

Why do we receive ashes on Ash Wednesday?

| Father Michael Van Sloun | February 4, 2016 | 3 Comments

The imposition of ashes is a solemn ritual that signals the beginning of the holy season of Lent. The ceremony is distinctive; there is no liturgical action like it throughout the entire church year.

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Annulment questions? Tribunal staff available Ash Wednesday

Annulment questions? Tribunal staff available Ash Wednesday

| January 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

During and after Ash Wednesday Masses at the Cathedral of St. Paul, representatives from the Metropolitan Tribunal of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis will be available for questions related to marriage annulments. It’s the ninth year the office has held the event, but it’s especially appropriate for the Year of Mercy, said Father Michael Johnson, the tribunal’s judicial vicar.

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Lent begins

Lent begins

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Wyatt Gibb, an eighth-grader at St. Charles Borromeo School in St. Anthony, receives ashes from Father Brian Park, parochial administrator of the parish, during an Ash Wednesday school liturgy Feb. 18 at St. Charles.

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‘To dust you shall return’

‘To dust you shall return’

| February 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Students, parishioners at St. Joseph in Rosemount receive ashes on Ash Wednesday.

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Interrupt daily routine to reach out in compassion to those in need

Interrupt daily routine to reach out in compassion to those in need

| Deacon Mickey Friesen | March 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Who has not been interrupted from daily routines and errands because we see someone in need?

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Of ashes … and water

Of ashes … and water

| March 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

Mass for students of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School in Hastings.

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