Ash Wednesday

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The first day of Lent, so called from the custom of marking the foreheads of the faithful with blessed ashes. Its date depends upon that of Easter.

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MLA Citation

  • “Ash Wednesday“. CatholicSaints.Info. 14 December 2018. Web. 17 October 2019. <>