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Friday, 19 February 2021

DLO about Ash wednesday-Desiree

 DLO explaining how & why Ash Wednesday is important to our people.


On Ash Wednesday it is the start of Lent. Ash Wednesday is a Christian holy day when we fast or give up something, and pray to God. Easter celebrates the resurrection of Jesus after his  death on the cross.Jesus fasted for 40 days and 40 nights without food or water.On Ash Wednesday Catholics are not allowed to eat meat on this day and on Fridays. As the Priest applies Ash on the person’s forehead he speaks in his words,’ Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.’ Ash Wednesday is in the Bible. Ash Wednesday is often done in the church.


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