Ash Wednesday services at the Basilica of Our Lady Perpetual Help Mission Church in Boston brought out the faithful to mark the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period before Easter.
Globe Staff Photo/David Ryan
Ted Gartland, a dayside photo editor at the Globe, has been taking pictures in Greater Boston since 1971. Each weekday, he highlights an outtake that did not appear in the morning paper. To view the work of more Globe photographers, click here. To watch Gartland's weekly segment on NECN, click here.
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