PHOTO: Ashes to go for Ash Wednesday
Barry Blair, who was on his lunch break from work at a downtown bank, receives a blessing and ashes on his forehead from Jason Wells, rector of Grace Church in East Concord on Wednesday afternoon, March 5, 2014. In recognition of Ash Wednesday and the start of Lent, the Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire were in front of the State House offering "Ashes to go," to those who could not make it to a service. (JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff)
Kate Atkinson, rector at St. Paul’s Church, Jason Wells, rector of Grace Church in East Concord, and Robert Hirschfeld, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire, were in front of the State House yesterday afternoon offering “ashes to go” to those who could not make it to a service. Ash Wednesday marks the start of Lent.