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What is used to make ashes for Ash Wednesday?

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What is used to make ashes for Ash Wednesday?You might be wondering where the ashes come from that are used on Ash Wednesday.

What is used to make ashes for Ash Wednesday?


I got- emotional about it."- - - - another item on jay's bucket- list is to see his beloved mets- on- opening day.- - convenience is key and that is- just what this modern twist on- ash wednesday is all about....- clergymen and women braved the- cold this morning to host - the sixth annual ashes to - 25's caroline eaker - has more.

- - sot full- nats- - - - two wheels or four...all were - welcome as three clergymen- and women reached beyond the- pulpit to minister to the - community in this, the sixth- annual ashes to go..... - pastor dave, grace lutheran - church: " there are a lot of- people who come by- here and received ashes on thei- way to work.

This is a service- that we can do that - just lasts a few seconds, but - people have a time of taking- just a moment to- - - - reflect and to receive a prayer- and ashes and then they can - start their work day."- this reflection and long- - - - standing tradition on the long- beach shoreline this ash- wednesday at the john - simpson pier ... as dozens of - the faithful rolled through in- their - vehicles ... stopping long- enough for the clergy to make - the sign of the cross on their- foreheads.- nats- pastor dave - " ashes have always been a way- of- expressing sorrow and grief, bu- for the christian, it's a way o- remembering our - mortality and recognizing that- we need to reflect and be - reconciled to god."

- - - - caroline- " and what started out as a - serving table for - the ashes quickly transformed - into a snack table as people- passing through the - drive through dropped off coffe- donuts and biscuits."

- - - - drive thru person - " it's cold and they are doing - service for us- so i just wanted to pass along- the good works."- reverend beth matthews, gateway- - - - united methodist church and - saucier united methodist church- " people drive through and thin- we are- blessing them but on these days- they are such a blessing to us- it puts a smile on our- face and joy in our heart.

Its- what love is all about and we - appreciate everyone - of them."

- in long beach....caroline - 25.- - you might be wondering where th- ashes come from that- are used on ash wednesday.- it might surprise you...the - process actually starts - the year before.- palms from the previous year's- palm sunday are burned.

- they are then blessed before- being used in the ceremony.

- ash wednesday marks the start o- lent... a 40 day period of- fasting, self-sacrifice and - prayer observed by christians o- a number of denominations - - including those of the catholic- and protestant faith - each - year to prepare for the - - - - celebration of easter.- this year easter falls on - sunday, april 21st.

- - authorities in alabama have now- identified all

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