2016-08-05
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1

Ash Wednesday begins what season?

Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent.
2

Ash Wednesday is most closely related to which celebration?

Ash Wednesday is the day after Fat Tuesday (Mardi Gras) and signifies the end of the Carnival season.
3

The ashes on the forehead represent:

In biblical days, those in repentance and mourning put ashes on their head. For the same reason, Ash Wednesday observers put ashes on their foreheads.
4

Ash Wednesday falls on a different day every year; it affected by the date of this...

Ash Wednesday is 46 days before Easter.
5

Observers of Ash Wednesday are most likely to...

Ash Wednesday begins the season of Lent which is observed by fasing.
6

Which Christian denomination is more likely to observe Ash Wednesday?

Ash Wednesday is observed by many Christian denominations including Catholicism.
7

Observers of Ash Wednesday can give up anything for Lent, but what will a traditionalist abstain from?

To observe Ash Wednesday, many people abstain from eating meat.
8

What phrase is most commonly associated with Ash Wednesday?

9

What is the Latin term for Ash Wednesday?

Dies Cinerum means 'Day of Ashes'.
10

The ashes consist of burned palms from the previous year's Palm Sunday service.

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