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Re: Question about Ash Wednesday Racer

Posted by deirdrehbrt on March 3, 2006, at 21:22:30

In reply to Re: Question about Ash Wednesday, posted by Racer on March 3, 2006, at 20:46:48

Actually, the ashes represent us. From ashes we were made, to ashes we shall return. Ashes to ashes, dust to dust.
It reminds us of our mortality.

I don't remember the actual words the priest uses as he applies them, but that's the general ideal.

--Dee


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