A brief kinetic type video explaining the what and why of Ash Wednesday and Lent, from the history of wearing ashes dating back to the Old Testament, to the practices of Catholics and Christians during Lent.
The mark of the end of Mardi Gras. The catholic city observes Ash Wednesday. "Remember that thou art dust, and unto dust thou shalt return." Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent in preparation for Easter.