Anglican

What is the 'Caroline tradition'?

Since Caroline means goddess of love, you cherish her and are never mean to her. She is special, do not hurt her.

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What are the Anglican Festivals?

The same festivals as most other Christian Churches : - 1. Christmas - the Birth of Christ 2. Good Friday - the Crucifixion 3. Easter - the Resurrection 4. Ascension day - The ascension of Jesus into heaven 5. pentecost (aka 'Whitsunday') - the coming of the Holy Spirit

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How is the date for Ash Wednesday determined?

The date for Ash Wednesday is dependent on what date Easter falls on for that year. Since this date changes year to year, and is not fixed such as Christmas is, it is titled as a 'moveable feast.' Ash Wednesday occurs 46 days before Easter. Because of this, Ash Wednesday can occur as early as Feb...

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How is the date determined for Ash Wednesday?

It is 46 days before Easter. The Forty-day period of Lent does not include Sunday. Although Easter is supposed to be the Sunday after the first full moon after the vernal equinox, they had a hard time figuring out exactly when those WERE in the Western world in the Middle Ages. So they came up wi...

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Do episcopalians put ashes on their foreheads on Ash Wednesday?

Yes, we do. Ash Wednesday is celebrated exactly the same as the Roman Catholics celebrate it and we also observe Lenten fasts as well. :)

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