What is Ash Wednesday?

Ash Wednesday is the beginning of Lent. Ash Wednesday is observed by fasting, abstinence from meat and repentance.

Lent : Lent start on Ash Wednesday and it occurs 40 days ( not counting sundays) before Easter. People attend mass on this day. Ashes are placed on the forehead in the sign of a cross as a sign of repentance.

Ashes : Ashes are gathered from the burning of the previous year’s palms from Palm sunday.

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