Ash Wednesday

This morning, all of the children in the school attended the Ash Wednesday Mass at The Cathedral with Bishop Richard.

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The ashes come from a previous Palm Sunday. The palms are burned, the ashes collected and then crushed into a fine, sooty powder and placed into bowls.

After the ashes were blessed by a priest the children were invited to come forward, and the

Many thanks to Mr Caws for proving us with some of  the music for the Mass.keith