Tag: Repentance

Why do we receive ashes on Ash Wednesday?

Why do we receive ashes on Ash Wednesday?

| Father Michael Van Sloun | February 25, 2014 | 2 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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Getting ready for LENT

Getting ready for LENT

| Father Michael Van Sloun for The Catholic Spirit | February 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Give something up AND practice good works

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