Tag Archives: ash wednesday

Bring your Palms!

Traditionally, the ashes for the Ash Wednesday (Feb 14, 2018) service come from burning the palm fronds from the previous year’s Palm Sunday celebration.  If you have any, now is the time to bring them in.  You may leave them in the narthex, or feel free to give them to any member of the Altar …

more »

Where do the Ashes for Ash Wednesday come from?

Actually someone did ask me what I was going to do with that huge bag of dried up palms?  The short quick answer was I’m going to burn them for use on Ash Wednesday.  They had no idea that’s where the ashes came from. Your Altar Guild of Ascension & …

more »