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Student body comes together for Ash Wednesday

Churches find safe ways to observe Ash Wednesday as a community
Tala El Qadah, Reporter February 17, 2021

WEB EXCLUSIVE Many Christians annually come together to observe Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, but with COVID-19 not allowing in-person attendance, churches have found different ways to observe...

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.

Student body observes Ash Wednesday

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...

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.

Community celebrates Ash Wednesday

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...

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

Ash Wednesday service invites community to refocus on values

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,...

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

Ash Wednesday chapel addresses sacrifice, otherness

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...

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...

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