Frank Speziale Photo
Today marks Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent. Lent continues until Easter. Pictured is Father Ralph Bove and Deacon Timothy McNerney at St. Bartholomewís Church in Norwich. Mass and distribution of ashes will take place at St. Paulís church at 9 a.m. today and 5:30 p.m. At 12:10 p.m., there will be a distribution of ashes only, at St. Bartís.