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  •  - A priest blesses the ashes during the traditional Ash Wednesday service in San Jose

    A priest blesses the ashes during the traditional Ash Wednesday service in San Jose

    Posted: 2/22/2012 3:18:15 PM EST
    A priest blesses the ashes during the traditional Ash Wednesday service at the Metropolitan Cathedral in San Jose February 22, 2012. Wednesday marked the first of the 40-day period of Lent, during which Roman Catholics are called to make some form of sacrifice, usually by fasting for a short period. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate (COSTA RICA - Tags: RELIGION)
  •  - A woman receives a sign of the cross in ashes during Ash Wednesday mass at the Metropolitan Cathedral in San Jose

    A woman receives a sign of the cross in ashes during Ash Wednesday mass at the Metropolitan Cathedral in San Jose

    Posted: 2/22/2012 3:04:38 PM EST
    A woman receives a sign of the cross in ashes during Ash Wednesday mass at the Metropolitan Cathedral in San Jose, February 22, 2012. Wednesday marked the first day of the 40-day period of Lent during which Roman Catholics are called to make some form of sacrifice, usually by fasting for a short period. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate (COSTA RICA - Tags: RELIGION)
  •  - A man receives ashes from a nun during Ash Wednesday mass at the Metropolitan Cathedral in San Jose

    A man receives ashes from a nun during Ash Wednesday mass at the Metropolitan Cathedral in San Jose

    Posted: 2/22/2012 2:40:55 PM EST
    A man receives the sign of a cross in ashes from a nun during Ash Wednesday mass at the Metropolitan Cathedral in San Jose, February 22, 2012. Wednesday marked the first day of the 40-day period of Lent during which Roman Catholics are called to make some form of sacrifice, usually by fasting for a short period. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate (COSTA RICA - Tags: RELIGION)