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A look back: Ash Wednesday 2017

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4 weeks ago, 28 days we began our Lenten Journey on Ash Wednesday March 1st.

Pam Burning Ceremony on Ash Wednesday Eve at St. Cecilia in Oakley. (Courtesy Photo)
Pam Burning Ceremony on Ash Wednesday Eve at St. Cecilia in Oakley. (Courtesy Photo)
Strong Storms knocked out power to St. Andrew in Milford, so Mass was conducted under candlelight. (Courtesy Photo)
Strong Storms knocked out power to St. Andrew in Milford, so Mass was conducted under candlelight. (Courtesy Photo)
Rev. Raymond Larger marks a parishioner’s forehead with the sign of a cross during Ash Wednesday services at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral in Cincinnati Wednesday, Mar. 1, 2017. (CT PHOTO/E.L. HUBBARD)
Rev. Raymond Larger marks a parishioner’s forehead with the sign of a cross during Ash Wednesday services at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral in Cincinnati Wednesday, Mar. 1, 2017. (CT PHOTO/E.L. HUBBARD)
Mike Wolf marks a parishioner’s forehead with the sign of a cross during Ash Wednesday services at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral in Cincinnati Wednesday, Mar. 1, 2017. (CT PHOTO/E.L. HUBBARD)
Mike Wolf marks a parishioner’s forehead with the sign of a cross during Ash Wednesday services at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral in Cincinnati Wednesday, Mar. 1, 2017. (CT PHOTO/E.L. HUBBARD)

 


Scripture Connection: Brothers and sisters: We are ambassadors for Christ, as if God were appealing through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God. For our sake he made him to be sin who did not know sin, so that we might become the righteousness of God in him. To read this passage in St. Paul’s 1st letter to the Corinthians, click here

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