Ash Wednesday in D.C.

Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde of the Washington Episcopal Diocese and Father Nathan Humphrey place ash on the foreheads of commuters in D.C. to celebrate Ash Wednesday.

Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde of the Washington Episcopal Diocese bows her head and says a prayer after placing ash on a commuter's forehead in celebration of Ash Wednesday, a Catholic tradition, next to the Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro station in D.C. on Feb. 13, 2013. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde of the Washington Episcopal Diocese bows her head and says a prayer after placing ash on a commuter's forehead in celebration of Ash Wednesday, a Catholic tradition, next to the Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro station in D.C. on Feb. 13, 2013. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

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