Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent

2/14/2013
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The Blade/Andy Morrison

Editor's note: This version corrects the name of Bernie Tomesek-Singler.


The Rev. Francis Ejimofor, a Catholic priest and chaplain at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, places ashes on the forehead of Toledoan Bernie Tomesek-Singler and her son Mark, left, during Ash Wednesday services in the hospital’s chapel. Ash Wednesday marked the beginning of Lent.