Ash Wednesday Service 03-05-14
Photos by John Ehlke
Fr. Edwin Kornath, center, along with other members of the congregation watch the palms from last year burn during the Burial of the Alleluia with Preparation of the Palms service at St. Michael Catholic Church in Kewaskum on Tuesday night. Members of the church brought in palms from last year's Palm Sunday. The palms were burned and will be used as the ashes for Ash Wednesday. Rev. Richard Stoffel conducts service during the Ash Wednesday service at Resurrection Catholic Church in Allenton on Wednesday afternoon. Rev. Richard Stoffel blesses the ashes during the Ash Wednesday service at Resurrection Catholic Church in Allenton on Wednesday afternoon. Rev. Richard Stoffel places a cross of ashes across the forehead of a congregation member  during the Ash Wednesday service at Resurrection Catholic Church in Allenton on Wednesday afternoon. Edwin Kiefer of West Bend walks back to his seat with the cross of ashes across his forehead during the Ash Wednesday service at Resurrection Catholic Church in Allenton on Wednesday afternoon. Church members place their old palms in a collection pot later to be burned during the Burial of the Alleluia with Preparation of the Palms service at St. Michael Catholic Church in Kewaskum on Tuesday night. Members of the church brought in palms from last year's Palm Sunday. The palms were burned and will be used as the ashes for Ash Wednesday.
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