Tag Archive | Ash Wednesday

Ashes to ashes, dust to dust ~ Can we rise again?

Ash Wednesday 2018 Dear Friends, Ash Wednesday is upon us once again. Easter is early this year ~ Sunday April 1st. So, you may ask ~ what are ashes all about? We Catholics like symbols.  (So does Harry Potter.) What can they tell us about life? And death?  And reality? When the priest smears ashes […]

Ashes to ashes, dust to dust

Dear Friends, Ash Wednesday is upon us once again. Easter is late this year on Sunday,  April 16th, So, you may ask ~ what’s this Ashes thing” We Catholics like symbols.  (So does Harry Potter.) What are ashes about? What can they tell us about life? And death?  And reality? When the priest smears ashes […]

Ashes to ashes ~ Dust to dust

Dear Friends, We Catholics like symbols.  (So does Harry Potter.) What are ashes about? What can they tell us about life? And death?  And reality? When the priest smears ashes on the penitent’s forehead he says one of two poignant phrases: REMEMBER THAT YOU ARE DUST AND UNTO DUST YOU SHALL RETURN, or  REPENT AND […]

Ashes to ashes, dust to dust

  Dear Friends, Ash Wednesday is upon us once again. Easter is early this year ~ April 5th So, you may ask ~ what’s this Ashes thing” We Catholics like symbols.  (So does Harry Potter.) What are ashes about? What can they tell us about life? And death?  And reality? When the priest smears ashes […]

Dear Friends, Ash Wednesday is upon us once again. So, you may ask ~ what’s this Ashes thing” We Catholics like symbols.  (So does Harry Potter.) What are ashes about? What can they tell us about life? And death?  And reality? When the priest smears ashes on the penitent’s forehead he says one of two poignant phrases: […]

Ashes to ashes, dust to dust

Dear Friends, Ash Wednesday is upon us once again. Easter is early this year ~ March 31st. So, you may ask ~ what’s this Ashes thing” We Catholics like symbols.  (So does Harry Potter.) What are ashes about? What can they tell us about life? And death?  And reality? When the priest smears ashes on […]

Ashes to ashes, dust to dust

Dear Friends, Ash Wednesday is upon us. And you may ask ~ what’s this Ashes thing” We Catholics like symbols.  (So does Harry Potter.) What do ashes mean? What can they tell us about life? And death?  And reality? When the priest smears ashes on the penitent’s forehead he says one of two poignant phrases: […]