Ash Wednesday Review

Washington DC Catholic Worker Ash Wednesday Appeal for Repentance and Call for Peace and Justice http://tinyurl.com/mphvydf

Dorothy Day Catholic Worker Washington, D.C.

Dear Friends,
About 30 people from various peace and faith communities in D.C. held an Ash Wednesday Prayer Service of Repentance and Conversion outside the White House. We were also joined by eight new friends from Loyola University in Chicago who spent a week at the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker for their Alternative Break Immersion. The liturgy was sponsored by the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker. When we returned to the White House two days later for our weekly Friday peace vigil, ashes that we used to mark the street during the Ash Wednesday liturgy were still very visible.
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Below is the leaflet that was read and passed out to tourists and portions of the liturgy that was offered. Please see photos taken by our friend Ted Majdosz.
 
Ash Wednesday Appeal for Repentance and Call for Peace and Justice

Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent. Lent is a time for personal and societal repentance. This…

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