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Lent

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Top Lent Articles

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  • About (Late) Last Night: On 'Conan,' Pee-wee Herman and the story of Lent [video]

     
    Pee-wee Herman drops by Conan to tell the story of Lent on Ash Wednesday....
  • Crow Moon on the rise

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:The moon is full tonight. It’s the third full moon since the winter solstice, making it the Lenten Moon, the Sap, Crow or Worm Moon. Take your pick; each one evokes something about the season we’re in.......
  • Winter’s Last Hurrah

     
    It was snowing, there was sleet and plenty of ice,  but it was maybe the last storm of winter in New England. We just had to get a way to see winter winding down so we took off for Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Maine. What is amazing to me is how many...
  • Briefly In Religion

    Lenten groups at Presbyterian Church For Lent, Laguna Presbyterian Church is launching "The Ultimate Social Network: 40 Days Face to Face with Jesus," a small group weekly discussion of portions of the Gospel of Mark. The five-week series of meetings...
  • Ashes to Go: Priests take to the streets on Ash Wednesday

    Ashes to Go: Priests take to the streets on Ash Wednesday
    Priests from Chicago's Episcopal Diocese fanned out to Metra and CTA stations, college campuses, nursing homes, even coffee houses today to perform Ash Wednesday rites marking the beginning of Lent. The diocese said the initiative, called "Ashes to Go,"...
  • Lent a reminder of sacrifice, humility

    Lent a reminder of sacrifice, humility
    Local Christians on Wednesday joined their counterparts around the world in marking the beginning of Lent with the traditional distribution of ashes. Ash Wednesday is recognized by Roman Catholics and other Christians as the official start to the holiest...
  • What are you giving up for Lent?

    What are you giving up for Lent?
    Mardi Gras is over and it's time to say goodbye to all the partying -- goodbye to the flesh, time to repent! For some folks, 40 days until Easter means 40 days of sacrifice, although some sacrifices are bigger than others!  We did some research, and...
  • Love it, Like it, Hate it - Lent Meals

    Love it, Like it, Hate it - Lent Meals
    Nutritionist Molly Kimball tells us which meat-free meals she loves, likes and hates this Lenten season.
  • Get the Skinny on Lent Protein Substitutes

    Get the Skinny on Lent Protein Substitutes
    Nutritionist Molly Kimballs helps us 'Get the Skinny' on other protein-rich foods to add to our Lenten diet.
  • April 12: Lunchbreak - Fish Fry

    April 12: Lunchbreak - Fish Fry
    Pizza D.O.C. 2251 West Lawrence Avenue Chicago (773) 784-8777 www.mypizzadoc.com Lenten Fish Fry April 15 and April 22 To read more about the restaurant: metromix.com Fish Fry Ingredients: vegetable oil, for frying 1 1/2 to 2 pounds fresh cod and...
  • Prayers not answered on a schedule

    Prayers not answered on a schedule
    This the second in a three-part series: When Marguerite Beck was 5, she prayed for God to make it snow. Though infrequent, snow in the foothills of La Crescenta wasn't unheard of. She awoke the next day to a blanket of white covering her neighborhood....