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GIVE AND TAKE

LENT A TIME OF RESTORATION, REFLECTION

Posted: February 9, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Ash Wednesday next week will mark the beginning of Lent, with many faithful being marked themselves. The imposition of ashes in the sign of a cross on one’s forehead is a take on Old Testament references to ashes or dust being used in times of mourning or repentance.

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Religion, Pages 6 on 02/09/2013

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