Ash Wednesday marks start of Lent - Catholic Courier

Ash Wednesday marks start of Lent

Ash Wednesday, which fell this year on Feb. 17, marks the start of Lent, the season before Easter when Christians are called to prayer, fasting, repentance and almsgiving. These photos are of an Ash Wednesday Mass at Rochester’s St. Boniface Church.

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