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Student body observes Ash Wednesday

Sophomore Madeleine Richardson receives ashes on her forehead as part of the Ash Wednesday celebration. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the forty-day Lenten period during which individuals can fast and reflect on themselves.

Alina Kushner, Reporter

February 26, 2020

The Convent & Stuart Hall community observed Ash Wednesday with an assembly at the Pine Octavia campus at which students received ashes on their foreheads and wrote an intention for the Lenten Season.   Ash Wednesday is a Christian holiday representing sacrifice and reflection marking the be...

Community celebrates Ash Wednesday

Students and faculty stand in the Stuart Hall gym as teacher Paul Pryor-Lorentz speaks to the audience to begin the Ash Wednesday service. The ceremony was held before first period and consisted of individuals from Convent and Stuart Hall High School.

Jordan Russell, Senior Reporter

February 14, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students from Convent & Stuart Hall gathered this morning before first period for Ash Wednesday, marking the beginning of the Lent season. The service was led by Rev. Eddy Gutierrez who guided ceremony and placed the traditional crosses made from ashes on the foreheads of students a...

Ash Wednesday service invites community to refocus on values

Senior Sarah Hong receives ashes from celebrant Eddy Gutierrez in  The Dungeon. Convent students were transported to Stuart Hall on school buses.

Grace Ainslie, Assistant Sports Editor

March 1, 2017

The Convent and Stuart Hall high school community gathered in The Dungeon for an Ash Wednesday service this morning. Ash Wednesday signifies the beginning of the Catholic liturgical season of Lent, the 40-day period leading up to Easter. “Lent is important because it gives us an opportunity to stop...

Ash Wednesday chapel addresses sacrifice, otherness

Sophomore Lucia Escalza receives ashes on her forehead from senior Maxine Hanley. The Ash Wednesday chapel included scripture reading and student testimonials.

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

February 10, 2016

Voices chanting “hold us in your mercy” reverberated around the Chapel today during the Ash Wednesday Service. The service, which did not occur last year due to overlap with Winter Break, included biblical readings and a student testimonial from each grade about the meaning of Lent. “I ...

Lenten lessons lately learned

March 31, 2010

Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor My first post-Easter Mass egg hunt began with a face-plant and a mouth full of grass. Struggling to get up in my loose rain boots I finally stood, dizzy with boys and girls in suits and dresses flying by me, and sprinted toward the closest bush, squinting for a hint o...

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