Monday, February 25, 2013

Ash Wednesday at Trinity Episcopal
Date: 2/14/2013 Album ID: 1611440
Photos by Bill Tarutis
Trinity Episcopal Church, West Pittston
The Rev. John Major, pastor of Trinity Episcopal Church in West Pittston, delivers his sermon during Ash Wednesday service.  BILL TARUTIS/FOR THE SUNDAY DISPATCH
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A Lenten cross sits prominently in Trinity Episcopal Church in West Pittston.  BILL TARUTIS/FOR THE SUNDAY DISPATCH
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The Rev. John Major asks for God's blessing on the ashes during Ash Wednesday service at Trinity Episcopal Church in West Pittston.  BILL TARUTIS/FOR THE SUNDAY DISPATCH
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Beverly Cushner, left, and Joe Oblen sing a hymn at Trinity Episcopal Church.  BILL TARUTIS/FOR THE SUNDAY DISPATCH
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Trinity Episcopal Church pastor, the Rev. John Major, administers ashes to Eucharistic Minister Janine Ungvarsky.  BILL TARUTIS/FOR THE SUNDAY DISPATCH
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Julianne Gulich of Dupont receives ashes at Trinity Episcopal Church in West Pittston.  BILL TARUTIS/FOR THE SUNDAY DISPATCH
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Mike Brogan of Pittston Township, left, and his granddaughter Lucy Bressler, 2, of Avoca, receive ashes from the Rev. John Major, pastor of Trinity Episcopal Church, in West Pittston on Wednesday night.  Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent, a 40-day period of penitence observed by Christians leading up to Easter.  BILL TARUTIS/FOR THE TIMES LEADER
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