Thursday, March 2

When to remove ashes - by Jimmy Akin

Jimmy Akin, amazingly famous Catholic apologetics maestro, wrote a post about ash removal etiquette, where he shared this pearl of wisdom that made me laugh out loud:

"Once that goal is accomplished, you can wash them off at any time--especially to avoid things like getting them on bedsheets--though if you can leave them on longer then it is a good public testimony to one's faith.

I would definitely not have them on the day after Ash Wednesday. Then you'd look like a nut and the good of a public witness would be undone."


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