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A burned cross is seen near alter, while Father Jerome R. Gingras speaks the Liturgy of the Eucharist, at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Glenville on Ash Wednesday morning. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the season of Lent. Lent is a time when many Christians prepare for Easter by observing a period of fasting, repentance, moderation and spiritual discipline.

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