Ashes on foreheads will be a common sight on your drive throughout the day in your city, country, town or State on Wednesday as area Christians begin their Lenten celebrations.
For people of many Christian denominations, Ash Wednesday is the official start for Lent as people are marked on their foreheads as a sign of repentance. The season of Lent is a time to reflect on our lives and why Jesus died for them.
Area churches will have a variety of Lenten activities leading up to the end of Lent which is Easter Sunday on April 17th. This year marks the return of their Lenten suppers on Wednesdays ahead of their worship. This is after the pandemic which allows gathering back in churches.
However, this solemn period should be observed every day of your life.