People get ready for Lent during Ash Wednesday mass


by Matt Doyle

 MILWAUKEE -- It's a difficult decision for many.  What to give up for Lent.  Some give up a food, a drink, a technology.  Some we spoke with plan to give up Facebook.

Dozens were starting that process Wednesday in Milwaukee. Lisa Brown converted to Catholicism just three years ago.  She's given something up every year.  However this year it's been a challenge to pick something.

"I actually haven't decided," Brown said after get ash on her forehead and attending mass.  "I'm going to decide by the end of the day because there's one thing I'd like to give up that's very challenging and I won't share that. But it would really require some spiritual muscle."

Churches throughout the area will have Ash Wednesday service.  Click the link below for a listing.


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