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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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  • Churchgoers urging higher minimum wage march into Logan Square McDonald's

    Churchgoers urging higher minimum wage march into Logan Square McDonald's
    In commemoration of Palm Sunday, dozens of churchgoers marched into a Logan Square McDonald's singing, chanting and demanding a $15 minimum wage for the workers behind the counter. About 80 congregants had gathered at the Logan Square Monument moments...
  • Church offers answers to life's toughest questions

    Church offers answers to life's toughest questions
    Louis D. Bernier III of Chesterton was serving in the military in Iraq when he began confronting thoughts of an afterlife, "thinking about what happens later when something happens now." One week before Easter, the most important day on the Christian...
  • St. Charles Borromeo Church makes pilgrimage to Israel

    St. Charles Borromeo Church makes pilgrimage to Israel
    Rev. Sylvester Nnaso, pastor of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Hampshire, led a group of 28 Catholics on a 10-day pilgrimage to Israel this Lenten season. "We traveled by Turkish Airlines from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Istanbul, Turkey,"...
  • Jerusalem Lutheran plans services

    Jerusalem Lutheran Church, at 1372 Bachmans Valley Road, Westminster, announced the following services and activities: On Palm Sunday, March 29, the Rev. Matt Schenning will preach at the 10:15 a.m. service, which concludes with a large wooden cross...
  • Religion News for March 28 to April 4

    Sunday Palm/Passion Sunday services St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, 4 Wallace Manor Road, Edgewater, will begin Holy Week with two services of hymns, lessons, and the Eucharist celebrating Jesus' entrance into Jerusalem and the Passion narrative...
  • Searching for an egg hunt

    Celebrating the Easter season with eggs is a tradition that predates the holiday itself. For years, pagan festivals celebrated the vernal equinox by dyeing, painting and eating eggs as representative of new life associated with the coming of spring. These...
  • Community news for Enfield edition

    WFSB meteorologist visits St. Martha School ENFIELD - Saint Martha School's fifth grade class enjoyed a wonderful visit from WFSB meteorologist, Mark Dixon. The fifth graders have been studying about weather in science, and they all had questions for Mr....
  • Nun too fun, Sister explains Easter

    Nun too fun, Sister explains Easter
    The great thing about improvisation is one never knows what to expect. Improv will be the assignment for two shows Saturday when "Sister's Easter Catechism: Will My Bunny Go to Heaven?" is at Moraine Valley Community College's Fine and Performing Arts...
  • News briefs: 'Living Stations' at Park Ridge church, 'Mr. Demon' at Maine East

    News briefs: 'Living Stations' at Park Ridge church, 'Mr. Demon' at Maine East
    Eighth-graders at Mary, Seat of Wisdom School in Park Ridge will again present "Living Stations of the Cross" to mark the Lenten season. "Living Stations" portrays the final hours in the life of Jesus, as well as his death and resurrection....
  • Cupich to celebrate Easter Sunday at suburban parish, not Holy Name

     Cupich to celebrate Easter Sunday at suburban parish, not Holy Name
    In a departure from recent tradition, Archbishop Blase Cupich will celebrate Easter Mass this year at a southwest suburban parish instead of Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago. After observing a number of Holy Week events at the cathedral, Cupich will...
  • Community news for Putnam edition

    Finnish American Heritage Society CANTERBURY - The Finnish American Heritage Society, 76 North Canterbury Road, is looking for vendors for the Tori Open Air Market on Saturday, May 16, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Canterbury Community Center, 1 Municipal...