St. Patrick’s Church in Hubbard moves Ash Wednesday services due last month’s fire

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Because of COVID-19, some churches are moving away from applying ashes on forehead

HUBBARD, Ohio (WKBN) – St. Patrick’s Church in Hubbard is moving locations again after a damaging fire last month.

Ash Wednesday services are at Hubbard High School in the auditorium.

Wednesday marks the start of the Lenten season.

Because of COVID-19, some churches are moving away from applying ashes on foreheads in the traditional sign of the cross.

At St. Pat’s, you can see the priest opted for a quicker “dab.”

Other churches are “sprinkling” the ashes over parishioners.

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