February 18, 2015
Joyce Meyer, PBVM- international liaison for Global Sisters Report.
Ash Wednesday is one of my favorite days. I love being part of the lines of people, young and old, slowly snaking forward towards the altar to have the mud of ashes and water marked in a cross on our foreheads. As I walk along, I wonder what is so attractive about this day. I remember one place I worked, where a non-practicing Catholic colleague always asked me to share my ashes with her. She wanted to be part of the day. So what is it about this annual marking?