Ash Wednesday Quotes
Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent. It is 46 days before Easter and occurs anywhere between February 4 and March 10. The religious holiday has not occured on Feb. 29 and will not do so until 2096.
Below are some quotes about Ash Wednesday.
Shrove Tuesday is kind of a day of foolishness and silliness. That's why a carnival makes sense, being silly and foolish before moving into the seriousness of Ash Wednesday.
In the Roman Catholic Church, by centuries-old tradition Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, this year falling on March 1. Ashes symbolize penitence and the frailty of human life.
[Ash Wednesday] was the beginning of discerning what it was that I really wanted.
Ash Wednesday is a reminder of our humanity.
At one time I smoked, but in 1959 I couldn't think of anything else to give up for Lent so I stopped-and I haven't had a cigarette since.
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