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ASH WEDNESDAY

10th Feb 2015

Ash Wednesday

This week the Church celebrates Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Lenten Season and a time for spiritual renewal. Ash Wednesday is an ancient ritual of the Catholic Church reaching back as far as the 8th Century. The marking on the forehead with ash and the words "turn away from sin and be faithful to the Gospel” remind us all of need to pause and consider how we are responding to Christ’s call to mission.

Ash Wednesday is an ancient ritual of the Catholic Church reaching back as far as the 8th Century. The marking on the forehead with ash and the words ‘turn away from sin and be faithful to the Gospel” remind us all of need to pause and consider how we are responding to Christ’s call to mission. 

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