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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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  • 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...
  • 'St. John Passion,' Rising Stars concert lifts voices and hearts

    'St. John Passion,' Rising Stars concert lifts voices and hearts
    Those listeners for whom it would not be a proper Lenten season without a performance of at least one of the Bach Passion settings are twice blessed this year. The Chicago Chorale will present a period-instrument version of the "St. Matthew Passion" on...
  • Little church in New Galilee has an 'amazing story' to tell

    They call themselves a "bunch of ordinary people." And they are— teachers, mechanics, students, airline employees. Who tell an "amazing story." And they do — in a most compelling way. They're members of New Galilee Church of the Nazarene...
  • 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...
  • Kitty Conley's Scratching Post

    Calendar Happy birthdays March 19: Claire Long is 8. She shares the date with Dr. Amy Renee. March 22: Mike Goletz Jr. is 37 March 23: Christy Yoder Today is the day to sign up your child for preschool at Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek...
  • Church news in the region

    CHESTERTON Liberty Bible Church: 824 N. Calumet Ave. — Good Friday Tenebrae worship will be at 6 and 8 p.m. April 3. Child care will be provided for the 6 p.m. service. Easter Sunday worship is at: 7:45 a.m., 9 a.m., 10:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m....
  • The God Squad: Eating meat is not equivalent to murder

    My recent column on vegetarianism touched a vein (oops) among many readers. Most who responded to the column focused on the obvious selfishness and immorality of causing suffering and death to a sentient being just so we can have a burger for lunch when a...
  • CASA Kane County hosts 'Black & White Diamond Ball'

    Over 700 guests enjoyed an evening of philanthropic entertainment at CASA Kane County's annual gala, Saturday, March 7 at the Q Center in St. Charles. The "Black & White Diamond Ball" included live and silent auctions, an exquisitely unique diamond...
  • Enfield edition community news

    Enfield Badgers finish strong season ENFIELD - The Enfield Badgers (St. Bernard's JV girls' basketball team ) just completed an outstanding season. These girls played their hearts out. Champions in the Manchester League with an overall of 15-0, they...
  • East Hartford edition community news

    East Hartford Adult and Continuing Education awarded mini-grant EAST HARTFORD - East Hartford Adult and Continuing Education was recently awarded a $500 mini-grant from the East Hartford School Business Partnerships to host two "Community Reading and...
  • In the vegetarian vs. meat-eating debate, there's no one-way-or-the highway position

    My recent column on vegetarianism touched a vein (oops) among many readers. Most who responded to the column focused on the obvious selfishness and immorality of causing suffering and death to a sentient being just so we can have a burger for lunch when a...