PHOTOS: The WGN Radio Staff receive crosses to commemorate Ash Wednesday

Bill Leff and Wendy Snyder

Wendy receives her ashes from Rev. Christian Coon.

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Today is Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of 2019’s Lent season, a 40-day period dedicated to reflection, prayer and fasting ahead of Easter. Rev. Christian Coon, Co-Founder & Lead Pastor of Urban Village Church, joined the Bill and Wendy show to talk about the Biblical foundation for Ash Wednesday and he administered “Ashes to Go” to the WGN Radio staff.

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