PREPARING FOR LENT: A FAMILY AFFAIR By: Marie Tycangco

PREPARING FOR ASH WEDNESDAY Every year, Catholic churches around the world prepare for Ash Wednesday by burning palms, which were blessed during the previous year’s Palm Sunday.The priest begins the rites by calling the faithful to do penance and show mercy. After the palms are burned, the ashes are blessed by the priest and collectedContinue reading “PREPARING FOR LENT: A FAMILY AFFAIR By: Marie Tycangco”