Ash Wednesday kicks off the beginning of Lent

The Rev. Jamie Dennis, parochial vicar, who is blind, left, gets assistance from Eric Vaughan in applying ashes in the sign of the cross to parishioners during the noon Ash Wednesday Mass at Blessed Mother Catholic Church. Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent, a season of fasting, repentance and prayer before Easter Sunday.

Ash Wednesday kicks off Lent

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