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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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  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • St. Raphael to host unconventional speaker

    A Naperville Catholic church has agreed to open its doors to an unconventional speaker during Lent — a self-proclaimed reformed mobster. The idea to invite Michael Franzese to Raphael Catholic Church to tell his story of sin and redemption came...
  • Putnam edition community news: Putnam, Pomfret, Thompson, Woodstock, Eastford

    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...
  • Former Bear Anthony Adams hosts Bear Necessities' Bear Tie Ball

    Former Bear Anthony Adams hosts Bear Necessities' Bear Tie Ball
    Bright lights illuminated the entire Great Hall ballroom of Union Station in Chicago as guests were warmly welcomed by co-chairs Nina Mariano and Paul Lacono and CEO/Founder Kathleen Casey. More than 650 were in attendance Saturday, Feb. 28 to celebrate...
  • Local chefs dish on secret to pepper and egg sandwiches -- keep it simple

    Local chefs dish on secret to pepper and egg sandwiches -- keep it simple
    The trick to making a delicious pepper and egg sandwich is to have just the right balance of its three main ingredients: a roll of French bread, peppers and eggs. That's how Norm Cohen, owner of Big Norm's in Gurnee, has been making the traditional...