The Biblical Roots of Ash Wednesday

by Brant Pitre February 23, 2017


In this video, Dr. Pitre gives insight into the Biblical foundation for Ash Wednesday, as well as the rationale and purpose of the season of Lent. He addresses questions such as: 

• Why do you we use ashes?
• Why are we asked of the Church to increase our fasting, prayer, and almsgiving during Lent?
• Is Lent just about abstaining from a favorite food, or is there something more to it?

You can also find a related cd set below on The Temptations of Jesus & the Fall of Adam: A Desert of Victory & a Garden of Defeat

The Temptations of Jesus and the Fall of Adam





Brant Pitre
Brant Pitre