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Today is Ash Wednesday

  • Posted by: Alice Bampton
  • Posted Date: March 1, 2017
  • Filed Under: Library News


Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent for Christians. According to the Catholic Dictionary, it is “[n]amed from the custom of signing the foreheads of the faithful with blessed ashes. Its date depends on the date of Easter. …”


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Last Modified: March 1, 2017