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HOUSTON – Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Lenten season.

For 40 days leading up to Easter, Christians around the world will take part in this season of prayer and fasting.

St. Luke’s United Methodist Church-Gethsemane Campus is offering “Ashes to Go” which will take place in the church parking lot.

Here is a list of other locations to celebrate Ash Wednesday:

Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart

1111 St. Joseph Pkwy @ San Jacinto

Houston, TX 77002

Our Lady of Guadalupe

2405 Navigation Boulevard

Houston, TX 77003

St. Vincent de Paul

6800 Buffalo Speedway

Houston, TX 77025

Holy Comforter Episcopal Church 

Will again be providing their ‘Drive-Thru Ashes’ all day  from 7:00am to 7:00pm. The drive through will be located in the Holy Comforter Church parking lot, located at 2322 Spring Cypress Rd in Spring.