Ash Wednesday
Ash Wednesday marks lead up to Easter
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Wed, 03/05/2014 - 4:53pm.

videoToday is Ash Wednesday. It's the start of the holiest period of the Christian calendar leading up to Easter. And it's why you might see some people walking around with black smudges on their foreheads.

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Ash Wednesday marks start of Lent
Submitted by IE on Wed, 02/13/2013 - 4:49pm.

videoAt Wilmington's St. Mary Catholic Church and countless others around the world worshippers received a cross of ashes on their forehead.

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Ash Wednesday marks start of Lent
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 02/22/2012 - 4:40pm.

With Fat Tuesday over, that means the beginning of Lent for Christians around the world. And it all starts today with Ash Wednesday.

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Ash Wednesday marks start of Lent
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/09/2011 - 4:02pm.

For Catholics, it is a season of penance, reflection and fasting that prepares them for Christ's resurrection on Easter Sunday.

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