Ash Wednesday Portrait

Lawrence A.

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Nov 8, 2012
New Mexico
"Memento, homo, quia pulvis es, et
in pulverem reverteris."

"Remember man that thou are dust and to dust thou shalt return."

The first time my Grandmother heard this in English, after the changes made in the 60's, and finally realized what had been said to her all those years, she was quite indignant. Wish I could have gotten a picture of the palpable irritation on her face as she left the church that day.

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