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Father Kevin O’Leary gave ashes to Tatiana Agosto at Cathedral of the Holy Cross on Ash Wednesday.
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Carya Johnson, a second grader at Cathedral Elementary School, received her ashes.
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Stefanie Bradley from Stoneham received her ashes at St. Anthony Shrine near Downtown Crossing.
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Myles Toole, 12, from Kingston, prayed after receiving ashes at St. Anthony Shrine.
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St. Peters Episcopal Church of Beverly offered commuters at the Beverly Depot station a chance to observe the tradition. Deacon Gay Cox gave ashes to Kathy Grattan of Beverly.
Cox prayed with 16-year-old Alexander Berthind before he hopped on the commuter line at the Beverly Depot stop.
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