20150218 - Ash Wedesday (KG) - nwherald

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Kyle Grillot - kgrillot@shawmedia.com

The choir sings while parishioners receive their ashes during an Ash Wednesday mass Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 at St. Margaret Mary Parish in Algonquin. The mass signifies the the start of the lenten season which is dedicated to reflection, prayer and fasting in preparation for Easter.