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Monday, Mar. 2, 2015

Ash Wednesday

Thursday, February 14, 2002

(Photo)
(Tim Jaynes, Staff)
The Rev. Steve Snieder, pastor of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sikeston, puts ashes on the forehead of a parishioner during Ash Wednesday Mass. The ashes ritual opens the Catholic Church's solemn period of penitence, sacrifice and reflection leading up to Easter, which this year falls on March 31.