The Lenten season officially begins with the mark of a cross.
Here are 12 places around the city where you can partake in Ash Wednesday.
St. Pius X Parish Community
St. Pius X Parish in Wauwatosa is holding Ash Wednesday services throughout the day. There's an 8 a.m. at St. Pius, 12 p.m. at St. Bernard Parish and 5:30 p.m. at Christ King Parish.
St. Rita Parish
The West Allis church has hour-long services at 12 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church
First Presbyterian Church is offering "Ashes To Go." Father Mark will be outside the church from 7:45 a.m. until 8:45 a.m. offering ashes to people on their morning commute.
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
St. Paul's Lutheran Church on Wisconsin Ave. has a service from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
Holy Trinity has an Ash Wednesday service from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.
All Saints Lutheran Church - ELCA
The Ash Wednesday Liturgy is from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. at All Saints Lutheran in Oak Creek.
Pius XI Catholic High School
Archbishop Listecki will be at Pius High School at 7:50 a.m. for Ash Wednesday Mass.
Peace United Methodist Church WI
Peace UMC WI is holding a service at 7 p.m.
Calvary Lutheran Church, NALC
Calvary Lutheran's Ash Wednesday service is from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Transformation City Church
Transformation City Church on W. Burleigh St. has service at 6 p.m.
Ascension Fellowship Church MKE
Ash Wednesday services start at 6:30 p.m. at this church.
St. Benedict The Moor Parish
St. Benedict The Moor has a 12:05 p.m. Ash Wednesday service.