Check River, Stream Levels Near You

Christians Mark Beginning of Lent with Ash Wednesday

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

SCRANTON -- Christians around the world are marking the beginning of lent with Ash Wednesday observances.

Parishioners received ashes Wednesday morning at St. Peter's Cathedral in Scranton.

The Lenten tradition is a sign of the person's mortality.

The season of Lent culminates with the celebration of Easter which falls on March 27 this year.

1 Comment

Comments are closed.