Ash Wednesday: Christians are reminded to observe the ordinances of the season


Christian faithful in Nigeria have joined their counterparts around the world to celebrate the Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of lent; a season characterized by prayer, fasting and penance.

To commemorate the day, parishioners attended mass at various parishes with the symbol of the cross placed on their foreheads with ash in memory of the sufferings of Jesus Christ in the wilderness.

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