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I am a Third Order Franciscan of the Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus.

Wednesday, March 01, 2006

Ash Wednesday through the eyes of children

There is a neat article from the Marion Chronicle Tribune about an Ash Wednesday service for elementary children which involved the children bring palm leaves which they had in their homes from the previous year's Palm Sunday to turn into the ashes that would be put on their foreheads for this year's Ash Wednesday.

My favorite question -

"Do you think it will burn our heads tomorrow when they put it on us?"

Yes, indeed, may these ashes burn with a holy fire that burns away our sins.


Blogger Michael said...

Finally, a Franciscan blog. I'm going to check back here from time to time.
Take care.

3:27 PM  
Blogger Les said...

Seraphim, where have you gone?

7:45 AM  

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