Tag: Lent

Ash Wednesday: For Our Transgressions

He was wounded for our transgressions, He bore our sins in His body on the tree; For our guilt He gave us peace, From our bondage gave release… Thomas Chisholm (1866-1960) Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Forty Day (roughly) journey to the Cross and the Resurrection. A time when, around the world, …

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Ash Wednesday

Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Season of Lent. Around the world Christians begin preparing for the journey to the cross, and the resurrection on Easter Sunday. The next forty days is a period of contemplation, repentance, and often fasting. Traditions vary, many will receive the sign of the cross on their forehead …

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