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Worshipers welcome Lenten season

Grand Forks area residents wore crosses of ash as Ash Wednesday services marked the beginning of the Easter season. Worshipers at Sharon Lutheran Church were among those taking part in the Christian ritual Wednesday. This year, Easter Sunday fall...

J.T. Anderson marks the sign of the cross on Oben Gunderson during Ash Wednesday services at Sharon Lutheran Church in Grand Forks Wednesday. Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
J.T. Anderson marks the sign of the cross on Oben Gunderson during Ash Wednesday services at Sharon Lutheran Church in Grand Forks Wednesday. Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald

Grand Forks area residents wore crosses of ash as Ash Wednesday services marked the beginning of the Easter season.

Worshipers at Sharon Lutheran Church were among those taking part in the Christian ritual Wednesday.

This year, Easter Sunday falls on April 1.

Pastor Dominique Buchholz marks the sign of the cross in ashes on Scott Bommersbach during Ash Wednesday services at Sharon Lutheran Church Wednesday. Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
Pastor Dominique Buchholz marks the sign of the cross in ashes on Scott Bommersbach during Ash Wednesday services at Sharon Lutheran Church Wednesday. Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald

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