Today, there’s a good chance you’ll see many of your co-workers, friends and neighbors with a smear of ash on their foreheads. If you’re not a Catholic, you might not know what it is. And you wouldn’t be alone. Jesuit Father Thomas Reese, appeared on Interfaith Voices radio program this week to explain the meaning of this very visible Christian ritual: a symbol of humility and repentance of sins.
To listen to Fr. Reese on Interfaith Voices, please click here.