For Harford County's Catholic residents, the annual Lenten season is a time to reflect on how they can improve as people.
"It's a much more intense look than just our daily routines," said Father Bill O'Brien, pastor of the Church of St. Patrick in Havre de Grace. "So Lent becomes a time when we look more intensely at what is it we really need to change within our lives to be better people."
Local Catholic churches, and those throughout the Archdiocese of Baltimore, will hold a variety of community events and services during the 40-day Lent observance, which begins with Ash Wednesday and lasts through Good Friday.
For those of the Catholic faith in...