Churches Burn Palms In Preparation For Ash WednesdayA palm burning service outside Holy Name Cathedral on Tuesday morning was a sign that Ash Wednesday and Lent are almost here.
Christians Around Chicago Receive Ashes To Mark Beginning Of LentChicago church members are scattered all around the city today on Ash Wednesday giving Christians ashes.
Some Pastors Offer 'Ashes To Go' For Commuters On Ash WednesdayFor the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday, some ministers were catering to commuters, by placing ashes on their foreheads as they waited for their trains.
Ashes On-The-GoChristians in Chicago are pausing to reflect on their lives and their faith. Many of those who could not find the time to make it to their church had their faith find them instead.
Ashes For The Faithful Available 'To Go'If you don't have time to go to church on this Ash Wednesday, you might be able to get your ashes “to go.”
Chicagoans Scarf Down Paczkis For CharityPaczkis are a guilty pleasure for many Chicagoans just ahead of Ash Wednesday. But nine teams took it a step farther -- battling it out Saturday in a paczki-eating contest for charity in Evanston.