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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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  • Orlando Diocese Light of Faith Award Winners

     
    More than 40 Central Florida parishes, schools and diocesan entities were honored at the Light of Faith Awards Ceremony on May 17 at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church.  “This first annual Light of Faith Awards Ceremony was an opportunity to recogn...
  • When you give up religion, what do you give up for Lent?

     
    Religion News Service reporter Kimberly Winston writes about atheists who have left religion, but still observe Lent: What would an “atheist Lent” look like? A group of young nonbelievers are finding out, observing the Christian practice minus...
  • Orlando Philharmonic presents Handel’s ‘Messiah’

     
    Maestro Christopher Wilkins will lead the Orlando Philharmonic in all three parts of Handel's choral masterpiece “Messiah” this Monday. One of the most popular works in Western choral literature thanks to the ringing Hallelujah chorus, “...
  • Gifts inspired by Lent (or Mardi Gras): Gluttony

     
    Lent, the Christian season of sacrifice and spiritual self-examination, is right around the corner -- preceded, of course by everyone's favorite festival of indulgence, Mardi Gras! It seems like a good time to repent -- or indulge in -- your......
  • 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?......
  • Catholic Reconciliation Weekend Starts Friday

     
    Reconciliation Weekend, which in the Catholic Church is an integral part of Lent, begins Friday in parishes across Central Florida. According to Bishop Thomas Wenski, “The 40 days of Lent, which evoke the time that Jesus spent fasting in the...
  • 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......
  • Best family vacation deal in America

     
    Yes, I know that claim's a big one … especially for a guy who works in America's playground for families. But before I get back to political writing (post to come in a few moments), I just thought I'd share what I think may be America's best...
  • Gifts inspired by Lent (or Mardi Gras): Wrath

     
    Through Mardi Gras on March 8, we're giving you gift ideas inspired by the seven deadly sins. You'll be regretting the sins, but not these gifts, come Lent. Reached your boiling point? We suggest keeping it in check and summoning......
  • Gifts inspired by Lent (or Mardi Gras): Pride

     
    Through Mardi Gras on March 8, we're giving you gift ideas inspired by the seven deadly sins. You'll be regretting the sins, but not these gifts, come Lent. You’re so vain. You probably think this blog is about you. Don’t......