Grecilea Lopz of Washington receives ash and a blessing from Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde of the Washington Episcopal Diocese 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)

Photo by: ANDREW S. GERACI

Grecilea Lopz of Washington receives ash and a blessing from Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde of the Washington Episcopal Diocese 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)