Wild Art: Daily commute meets yearly ritual

Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde from the Washington Episcopal Diocese places ashes on the forehead of a commuter Wednesday morning outside the Foggy Bottom Metro station.  Hundreds received ashes as part of the annual Catholic tradition that marks the beginning of Lent.  The principal church for the diocese, which spans 88 congregations in the Beltway area, is the Washington National Cathedral.
Media Credit: Ashley Lucas | Assistant Photo Editor
Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde from the Washington Episcopal Diocese places ashes on the forehead of a commuter Wednesday morning outside the Foggy Bottom Metro station. Hundreds received ashes as part of the annual Catholic tradition that marks the beginning of Lent. The principal church for the diocese, which spans 88 congregations in the Beltway area, is the Washington National Cathedral.

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