St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in uptown Charlotte will offer “Ashes to Go” on Wednesday to recognize Ash Wednesday. Here, the Rev. Ollie Rencher applies ashes to the forehead of passing pedestrians in front of St. Peter’s in 2014 during the program’s second year.
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in uptown Charlotte will offer “Ashes to Go” on Wednesday to recognize Ash Wednesday. Here, the Rev. Ollie Rencher applies ashes to the forehead of passing pedestrians in front of St. Peter’s in 2014 during the program’s second year. TODD SUMLIN tsumlin@charlotteobserver.com
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in uptown Charlotte will offer “Ashes to Go” on Wednesday to recognize Ash Wednesday. Here, the Rev. Ollie Rencher applies ashes to the forehead of passing pedestrians in front of St. Peter’s in 2014 during the program’s second year. TODD SUMLIN tsumlin@charlotteobserver.com

For most Christians, Lent starts this week with Ash Wednesday

February 17, 2015 01:00 AM