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Lent

A collection of news and information related to Lent published by this site and its partners.

Top Lent Articles

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  • On Ash Wednesday, Archbishop Asks For Fasting Against Murder

    On Ash Wednesday, Archbishop Asks For Fasting Against Murder
    After all the intensive partying and celebrating leading up the Mardi Gras, Ash Wednesday arrived and Catholics and other Christians received ashes on their forehead. In the French Quarter at St. Louis Cathedral, Archbishop Gregory Aymond told...
  • Friday, February 24, 2012

    NBA All-Star Weekend Preview Fox43 Morning News talks to former NBA stars Darryl "Chocolate Thunder" Dawkins and Cedric Ceballos about the upcoming activities surrounding NBA All-Star Weekend, including the Slam Dunk Contest. To learn more about the Slam...
  • On Faith: The meaning of Lent

    This week some of us wore dark smudges on our foreheads. Maybe you were one of us. Smudge wearers grow less each decade. Even many of those who share Christ's name graciously decline to wear smudge marks. The smudge, of course, is ash from Ash...
  • Hampton Roads worshippers let their Lent observances focus on preparation, giving

    Hampton Roads worshippers let their Lent observances focus on preparation, giving
    Mark and Selena Van Hout, along with their six children, will give up some things in the next 36 days. But the Lenten season is about more than that, they say. "Mark's family traditionally gave up candy, soda, popcorn, and ice cream since they were...
  • Tulane falls late to Tulsa

    Tulane falls late to Tulsa
    The calendar may say Lent, but Tulane students were still celebrating Mardi Gras, and it cost their Green Wave dearly. With 19:02 to play in the first half, Tulsa made both technical fouls shots as Tulane students showered the court with beads after...
  • Intersections: Rituals offer continuity and perspective

    It's been more than a decade since my grandparents died. Every so often, I take a different route to get home to pay homage to the place they once called home, a place that became the centerpiece of so many childhood memories still burning vibrantly in my...
  • Tuesday's Calendar

    Tuesday's Calendar
    TILL THURSDAY Paso Robles Grand Tasting Tour The Paso Robles wine county is coming to the Newport Beach area for a series of wine-related events. For information and tickets to the various events, visit www.pasowine.com. TUESDAY Help Your Family...
  • Tuesday's Calendar

    TILL THURSDAY Paso Robles Grand Tasting Tour The Paso Robles wine county is coming to the Newport Beach area for a series of wine-related events. For information and tickets to the various events, visit http://www.pasowine.com. TUESDAY Help Your...
  • Tuesday is National Pancake Day at IHOP

    Tuesday is National Pancake Day at IHOP
    Tuesday is National Pancake Day at IHOP. Until 10 p.m., IHOP restaurants nationwide are offering guests a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes. In return for the free pancakes, guests are encouraged to make a voluntary donation to support the local...
  • Man Finds Image of Jesus on Tortilla

    Man Finds Image of Jesus on Tortilla
    ESPANOLA, New Mexico -- A miracle on a tortilla? That's what one New Mexico man claims! David Sandoval said he discovered an image of Jesus on a tortilla his mother baked for Ash Wednesday. He couldn't bring himself to eat the tortilla, so he posted a...
  • Cancer survivor finds comfort in Stations of the Cross

    Cancer survivor finds comfort in Stations of the Cross
    Alice Brown remembers the moment of dread when doctors diagnosed her with cancer. She imagines her terror and despair were much like what Jesus felt when he was sentenced to die on the cross. Surgery, radiation and chemotherapy seemed to defeat the...