RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Lent

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

Top Lent Articles

Displaying items 23-33
  • 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....
  • Chicago archbishop distributes ashes, extends invitation

    Chicago archbishop distributes ashes, extends invitation
    Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich on Ash Wednesday extended an invitation to people across the city to participate in the Festival of Forgiveness during the second weekend of Lent. Two dozen Roman Catholic parishes, shrines and campus ministry sites in...
  • 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....
  • Scratching Post

    Happy Birthday Feb. 6 — LB Angel St. Mary Church in Crown Point is preparing for its 150th anniversary. Plans are under way for a new directory. Diane Reimer is looking for pictures of a lighted field that was dedicated at St. Mary's in 1935. They...
  • 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...
  • The fastnacht and the furious: Forget naysayers, some recipes are full of holes

    The fastnacht and the furious: Forget naysayers, some recipes <i>are</i> full of holes
    The Sergeant also works here, across the room in the features department, and often she writes about food. Naturally she wrote something about fastnachts, because Feb. 17 is fastnacht day — Shrove Tuesday, or Fat Tuesday, or whatever you prefer to...
  • Church news

    CHESTERTON Liberty Bible Church: 824 N. Calumet — Faithful Fitness for women of all ages and fitness levels will be from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Classes are $2.50 each....
  • 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...