Brooklyn Catholics mark start of Lent with Ash Wednesday

News 12’s Julio Avila spoke with churchgoers receiving their ashes about the significance of this religious practice, and what they plan to give up for Lent.

News 12 Staff

Feb 22, 2023, 10:51 PM

Updated 423 days ago

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Catholics across Brooklyn gathered at Our Lady of Consolation in Williamsburg, where congregants shared the importance of Ash Wednesday.  
News 12’s Julio Avila spoke with churchgoers receiving their ashes about the significance of this religious practice, and what they plan to give up for Lent.


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