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Monday, 1 March 2021

Terre Haute church recognizes Ash Wednesday

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Terre Haute church recognizes Ash Wednesday
Terre Haute church recognizes Ash Wednesday

TERRE HAUTE, Ind.

(WTHI) - Ash Wednesday was recognized by Saint Benedict Church in downtown Terre Haute.

Over to you.

/////// today marks "ash wednesday".

It's a season of fasting and prayer.

We visited "saint benedict catholic church" in downtown terre haute.

Lent begins today..

And extends "40"-days until "holy thursday".

"father martin day"..

Told "news 10"..

"the crowd" was a bit down for the 1st mass of the day "due to covid-19" and "the recent weather".

"he says"..

This year..

They were instructed "by the vatican" to change the way they distribute ashes because of the pandemic.

Instead of the cross on the forehead... they sprinkled ashes on the congregation "to allow for more social

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