Anointing with Oil for Ash Wednesday

Psalm 133 “Like the Dew of Hermon” (c) 2007 Aaron Collier Our church anoints with oil on Ash Wednesday instead of following the usual practice of the imposition of Ashes.  Here are some brief notes on the practice of anointing. Anointing with oil was a common practice in the ancient near east where our Christian... Continue Reading →

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