For Ash Wednesday, Vatican asks priests to ‘sprinkle’ ashes on heads

VATICAN CITY – The Vatican Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments asked priests to take special anti-COVID-19 precautions this year when distributing ashes on Ash Wednesday, February 17, including sprinkling ashes on the top of people’s heads rather than using them to make a cross on people’s foreheads.

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Burning palms for Ash Wednesday is a learning moment for students

By John Wolcott

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