Ash Wednesday Banner

The girls from St. Matthew created a banner for our church to use during Lent.  It debutes today.  In addition to cutting out the crosses, they wrote things like, “Lord Have Mercy” and “Have Mercy on Sinners”.  They did a lovely job and I enjoyed quilting and binding it for them.

For those of us who celebrate Lent, may we have a blessed six weeks of preparation for Easter.

Lenten Banner Quilt 2013… and here it is in front of our church.

Lenten Banner outside 01… and here it is inside with the lovely stained glass shining down.

Lenten Banner inside

6 Responses to “Ash Wednesday Banner”

  1. kmcina Says:


  2. Merilee Says:

    I love the roughness look of the stitch…makes me think of the texture of the cross.

  3. Vicki Says:

    Oh AnnMarie, It’s beautiful!

  4. JerryAnn Drinnen Says:

    Love the Ash Wednesdays quilt. Do you know the pattern name?

  5. Shirley Rossetti Says:

    God smiles when you sew!!!!

  6. imperamagna Says:

    Oh, how lovely! Stunning… it draws one in! What a treasure that must be to the congregation… congratulations on such a wonderful job!

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