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Ash Wednesday HD

Ash Wednesday is one of the most popular and important holy days in the liturgical calendar. Ash Wednesday opens Lent, a season of fasting and prayer. Ash Wednesday takes place 46 days before...

CatholicTV Mass: 2/14/18 | Ash Wednesday

Daily Catholic Mass celebrated by Bishop Robert Reed of Watertown and Wayland, MA on Ash Wednesday. Readings: -Joel 2: 12-18 -2 Corinthians 5: 20—6: 2 -Matthew 6: 1-6, 16-18 http://www.usccb.org...

Why Ashes On Ash Wednesday?

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the season of Lent. Lent is a time when many Christians prepare for Easter by observing a period of fasting, repentance, moderation and spiritual discipline.

The Significance of Ash Wednesday

They may just be ashes, but Fr. Mike points out that what they represent goes far beyond mere dust of the earth. With a simple cross on the forehead, we are recognizing that we are far from...

What IS Ash Wednesday?

"What's that dirty mark on your forehead!" Ash Wednesday is upon us once again! The sight of Catholics wearing ashes baffles many non-Catholics. It is important as Catholics that we know ourselves...

The Biblical Roots of Ash Wednesday

In this video, Dr. Pitre gives insight into the Biblical foundation for Ash Wednesday, as well as the rationale and purpose of the season of Lent. He addresses questions such as: • Why...

What's With the Ash?

Every year on Ash Wednesday, Catholic churches are filled with people receiving ashes. More people attend church on this day than on any other throughout the year. Why? From the editors...

ASH WEDNESDAY (B) 14th February 2018

The reflections for Sundays and Solemnities is an activity of Society of St Paul, India A Reflection by: FR FRANCIS XAVIER, SSP, SOCIETY OF ST PAUL, MUMBAI, INDIA. --------------------------------...