Lent & Lieutenant Colonel McGregor
Mar06

Lent & Lieutenant Colonel McGregor

Yesterday was Ash Wednesday. It was the start of 40 days of fasting and penance in the lead up to Easter. Catholics will well know that on Ash Wednesday they receive the ashes of last year’s blessed palms signed in the shape of a cross on the foreheads. While the priest does this, he says: “Memento, homo, quia pulvis es, et in pulverem reverteris” That’s Latin for “Remember, man, that thou art dust, and...

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