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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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  • Gifts inspired by Lent (or Mardi Gras): Sloth

     
    Through Mardi Gras on March 8, we're giving you gift ideas inspired by the seven deadly sins you'll be regretting come Lent. Calling all slobs. Honey, we’re talking to you! Have a slob you'd like to shape up -- discreetly?......
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Low-Fat Dishes For Easter Sunday Meal

    Low-Fat Dishes For Easter Sunday Meal
    We're in the midst of Holy Week which culminates with Easter Sunday, the celebration of Christ's resurrection from the dead. Christians here and around the world commemorate Easter with tremendous joy and thanksgiving. In Western Christianity, Easter...
  • Thousands Flock To Easter Mass At St. Pat's

    Thousands Flock To Easter Mass At St. Pat's
    Approximately 3,000 of the faithful here and from across the country packed St. Patrick's Cathedral for Easter Sunday Mass. Archbishop Timothy Dolan reminded worshippers that "God has the last word," saying the joy of Easter will forever trump the evil...