Lent

People kneel together and pray at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Parish Church in Saginaw on Ash Wednesday 2020.

DETROIT — Lent, the liturgical season of prayer, penance and almsgiving in preparation for Easter, has long been an annual beacon to Christians worldwide.

Nearly a year into a pandemic that has altered life worldwide, Metro Detroiters are facing a unique version: smaller worship services to adhere to restrictions, less in-person contact, restructured activities.

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