Catholics should try not to rub their ashes off after Ash Wednesday Mass, an English bishop has said.You can read the rest of Anna Arco's article here
Bishop Kieran Conry of Arundel and Brighton, who heads the department of evangelisation and catechesis, urged Catholics across Britain to wear “the outward sign of our inward sorrow for our sins and for our commitment to Jesus as Our Lord and Saviour”.
He said: “The wearing of the ashes provides us with a wonderful opportunity to share with people how important our faith is to us and to point them to the cross of Christ. I invite you where possible to attend a morning or lunchtime Mass.
Tuesday, March 08, 2011
Don’t rub off your ashes, urges bishop