Ash Wednesday tradition lives on among young and old Christians. Ash Wednesday marks the start of Lent and is celebrated 40 days (Sundays not counted) before Easter. Photo taken at Basilica Minore, Naga City, Philippines.
Friends in the Media:Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday, I and Fr. Enrico Paglinawan (CCCom Asst Director) I will again go to your station to impose ashes. Have a blessed Lenten observance. Here's the lenten message of the Archbishop Leonardo Legaspi.