Ash Wednesday

Latest Ash Wednesday Items
  • NH Episcopal bishop links ashes, mud season

    Ash Wednesday and mud season? New Hampshire's Episcopal bishop sees a connection.


  • DeKalb ministers offer ashes on the street

    A campus minister at Northern Illinois University and another from a nearby church are hitting the streets to bring Ash Wednesday to those can't or don't make it to a service.


  • How Ash Wednesday continues to impact culture and society

    Ash Wednesday is making an impact on society and social culture. But why do people find it to be so important?


  • NC NAACP leader: Coal ash spill is disaster, sin

    Standing across the street from the governor's home on Ash Wednesday, the head of North Carolina's NAACP told protesters that the Duke Energy coal ash spill that coated 70 miles of the Dan River with toxic sludge is not merely an ecological disaster but also a sin.


  • City State: Morning Roundup

    D.C. fire chief never fully vetted; D.C. having budget 'kerfuffle'; Romney wins Virginia; P.G. police decide to charge council member Toles with reckless driving; Details emerge about Md. assembly's 'doomsday' budget; Maryland Democrats pose another smoking ban; 50th anniversary of deadly Ash Wednesday storm; Muth indicted for first-degree murder in death of Georgetown socialite; MoCo approves cameras on outside of school buses.


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