Ashes to Ashes: A Lenten Reflection

Posted February 23, 2018 4:10 am by Paul Oakes

Ashes to Ashes: A Lenten Reflection

When we receive ashes on the Day of Ashes, or Ash Wednesday, while the priest make the sign of the cross on our foreheads with ashes he says “Remember you are dust, and to dust you shall return.” This phrase, while reminding us about our own mortality, should also remind us of the mighty power our Creator possesses.
In His glorious and mysterious way, God created us in His own image. We are all formed in a unique and personal way, but all of us are still a reflection of God Himself. And we’re called to reflect His image in the

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