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Ash Wednesday
NOUN
1.
the first day of Lent.
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Ash Wednesday, a day of fasting, is the first day of Lent in Western Christianity. It occurs 46 days before Easter and can fall as early as February 4 or as late as ...

www.catholic.org/lent/ashwed.php

Catholic open the season of Lent with Ash Wednesday, a day devoted to fasting, reconciliation, and prayer. For the next 46 days, Catholics will strive to empty ...

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Answer: Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent. Its official name is “Day of Ashes, ” so called because of the practice of rubbing ashes on one's forehead in the ...

www.bibleinfo.com/en/questions/ash-wednesday-bible

Ash Wednesday has a non-Christian origin and was accepted into the beliefs of the Catholic Church at the Council of Nicaea in 325 AD. The council also settled  ...

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/0/ash-wednesday-2017-lent-observed-do-give-things

Mar 1, 2017 ... When is Ash Wednesday 2017? Ash Wednesday, which marks the start of Lent in the Christian calendar, has been observed by Britons for ...

www.umc.org/what-we-believe/why-ashes-on-ash-wednesday

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the season of Lent. Lent is a time when many Christians prepare for Easter by observing a period of fasting, repentance,  ...

time.com/4685462/ash-wednesday-ashes-lent-easter

Feb 28, 2017 ... March 1 is Ash Wednesday, which marks beginning of Lent, a 40-day period dedicated to reflection, prayer and fasting ahead of Easter.

www.refinery29.com/2017/02/142551/ash-wednesday-spiritual-meaning

Feb 27, 2017 ... Ash Wednesday calls for a very visible demonstration of one's faith, which makes it all the more meaningful.