Ash Wednesday in D.C.

Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde of the Washington Episcopal Diocese and Father Nathan Humphrey place ash on the foreheads of commuters in D.C. to celebrate Ash Wednesday.

Grecilea Lopz of Washington receives ash and a blessing from Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde of the Washington Episcopal Diocese in celebration of Ash Wednesday, a Catholic tradition, next to the Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro station in D.C. on Feb. 13, 2013. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

Grecilea Lopz of Washington receives ash and a blessing from Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde of the Washington Episcopal Diocese in celebration of Ash Wednesday, a Catholic tradition, next to the Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro station in D.C. on Feb. 13, 2013. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

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