Videos

Recent Videos

The Rev. Jimmy Bartz of Thad's in Santa Monica, CA talks about a monthly "modern-day foot washing" his congregation offers.

Profile of Thad's, a thriving Episcopal community in Santa Monica, CA.

Glossary

Imposition of Ashes

Ashes may be imposed on the heads of participants in the Ash Wednesday service as a sign of mortality and penitence. The ashes are imposed with the words, "Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return" (BCP, p. 265). Ashes are typically imposed by inscribing a cross on the forehead...

The Episcopal Church Library