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

Top Lent Articles

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  • The best of Mardi Gras and Shrove Tuesday

    So, what are you giving up for Lent? Lotion? Make it matter!My best bet (and thanks to my Twitter correspondent @suitandsoot) for Mardi Gras/Shrove Tuesday is in Waverly.It's the Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper at St. John's in the Village. Dinner......
  • Gifts inspired by Lent (or Mardi Gras): Envy

    Through Mardi Gras on March 8, we're giving you gift ideas inspired by the seven deadly sins you'll be regretting come Lent. Sugar dads and hubbies, listen up. We’re completely convinced that a dazzling reminder (shall we say, a hand-crafted......
  • 10 Mardi Gras recipes from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen

    It's time for Mardi Gras -- or Fat Tuesday -- a.k.a. an all-day pass to eating, drinking and all-around celebrating before Lent. It's also known as Pancake Day, a nod to the tradition of making use of ingredients such as......
  • Mardi Gras Dictionary

    Mardi Gras Dictionary
    Ball - A masked dance and party held by a krewe to celebrate Mardi Gras and introduce their royalty for the season. Some krewes have short variety performances based on that year's theme. Boeuf Gras - Literally "fat bull" in French. Since Fat Tuesday...
  • 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 Lenten Fish Fry April 15 and April 22 To read more about the restaurant: Fish Fry Ingredients: vegetable oil, for frying 1 1/2 to 2 pounds fresh cod and...