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Catholics attend Ash Wednesday masses

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by Krystal Paco

Guam - Thousands of the island's Catholic faithful flocked to parishes around the island today for Ash Wednesday masses. Today is the official start of Lent, a 40-day time of fasting ending on Easter.  Church goers receive ashes on the foreheads, often in the shape of the cross, as a sign of repentance to God.

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