Homily from Ash Wednesday.

“The ashes mean I am a sinner. The Cross means I have a Savior. The ashes mean I need to turn away from something. The Cross is what I turn towards. The ashes mean that I have fallen short of God’s glory. And the Cross means that you and I are all made for glory.”

Mass Readings from February 22, 2012:
Joel 2:12-18
2 Corinthians 5:20-6:2
Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18