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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...

How to Make Ashes for Ash Wednesday

The ashes imposed on the foreheads of the faithful on Ash Wednesday come from burning the palms from Palm Sunday. This is how it's done. Closed captioned Music: On Hold" by Silent Partner and...

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...

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 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...

Lent in 3 Minutes (NEW!)

Watch in 1080p HD for best results* What is #Lent all about? Why do Christians receive ashes on Ash Wednesday? Why 40 days? In a BRAND NEW version of our classic video (with a bonus extra...

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. --------------------------------...