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Ash Wednesday

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 Each year we pause to address some of the questions associated with this day, Ash Wednesday – the first day of Lent.  What exactly is Lent? The word comes from the Old English term for “lengthen.”  As Easter approaches, the amount of daylight grows longer.  More than a thousand years ago, followers of Jesus began to set aside the 40 days… Read more »