Ashes administered as Lent begins

March 9, 2011 | 8:22 p.m. CST
Lay Minister Bob Edwards marks Linda McLeod's forehead with ashes at the 5:30 p.m. Ash Wednesday service at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Ash Wednesday marks the start of Lent, the liturgical season that begins 40 days before Easter, not including Sundays, and involves prayer and fasting.

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