Ashes to ashes


Cole Dieringer, 1, has a cross of ash drawn on his forehead by Steve Simon, as his mom, Amanda Dieringer, all of Sidney, watches during an Ash Wednesday service at Holy Angels Church Wednesday, Feb. 26. The ash cross symbolizes that people were made by God from dust and will return to dust. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent a time of abstinence and fasting. Cole is also the son of Matt Dieringer.

Cole Dieringer, 1, has a cross of ash drawn on his forehead by Steve Simon, as his mom, Amanda Dieringer, all of Sidney, watches during an Ash Wednesday service at Holy Angels Church Wednesday, Feb. 26. The ash cross symbolizes that people were made by God from dust and will return to dust. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent a time of abstinence and fasting. Cole is also the son of Matt Dieringer.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Cole Dieringer, 1, has a cross of ash drawn on his forehead by Steve Simon, as his mom, Amanda Dieringer, all of Sidney, watches during an Ash Wednesday service at Holy Angels Church Wednesday, Feb. 26. The ash cross symbolizes that people were made by God from dust and will return to dust. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent a time of abstinence and fasting. Cole is also the son of Matt Dieringer.

Cole Dieringer, 1, has a cross of ash drawn on his forehead by Steve Simon, as his mom, Amanda Dieringer, all of Sidney, watches during an Ash Wednesday service at Holy Angels Church Wednesday, Feb. 26. The ash cross symbolizes that people were made by God from dust and will return to dust. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent a time of abstinence and fasting. Cole is also the son of Matt Dieringer.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2020/02/web1_SDN022720AshWed.jpgCole Dieringer, 1, has a cross of ash drawn on his forehead by Steve Simon, as his mom, Amanda Dieringer, all of Sidney, watches during an Ash Wednesday service at Holy Angels Church Wednesday, Feb. 26. The ash cross symbolizes that people were made by God from dust and will return to dust. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent a time of abstinence and fasting. Cole is also the son of Matt Dieringer. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News