Ash Wednesday is a significant religious observance for Catholics worldwide.
It serves as a time for spiritual introspection and a way to connect with God through communal prayer and fasting.
It is observed about six weeks before Easter Sunday, which commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Although many partake in Ash Wednesday services, little is known about the source of the Ashes.
A Ghanaian biblical exegete, Rev. Fr. Micheal Mensah has been sharing some knowledge on the subject.
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