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Lent

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Top Lent Articles

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  • Artist Faheem Majeed focuses on large impact of small gestures

    Artist Faheem Majeed focuses on large impact of small gestures
    Each Jesus Christ was weighty and sizable, about 21/2 feet long, cross included. Each statue had come out of a mold, then plaster had dripped off, pooled and hardened, settling around the edges and leaving thin crescents of residue that clung to the...
  • Enfield edition community news: Enfield, Somers, East Windsor

    Felician Adult Day Center celebrates Valentine's Day ENFIELD - The Felician Adult Day Center celebrated Valentine's Day on Friday, Feb. 13. The day kicked off with a "Love Bug" craft project. Clients and staff enjoyed a special lunch and concluded the...
  • ACC leader will 'help the school heal'

    ACC leader will 'help the school heal'
    Like every other parent who has loved a child more than life itself, I can't imagine waking up every day to the new reality facing the families of the Aurora Central Catholic students in the deadly car crash Tuesday night. One of our many fears - that...
  • Enough with the negative stories about the Episcopal Church

    Enough with the negative stories about the Episcopal Church
    I have to say that I am getting pretty tired of hearing about Heather Cook and the leadership of the Episcopal Church ("Episcopal leader in spotlight after bishop charged in Baltimore hit-and-run," March 7). There was a terrible tragedy, and now Ms....
  • Tell us about your fastnachts

    It's that time of year again. As we approach Lent, our thoughts turn to fastnachts, those delicious Pennsylvania Dutch doughnuts traditionally eaten in the days leading up to Shrove Tuesday or Mardi Gras. The word fastnacht means "the night before the...
  • Let's shorten the football-baseball gap

    Welcome to the Get Serious! Special Super Bowl Sunday Edition! Guaranteed, as always, to be inflated to the proper pressure of ten pounds of hot air per column inch! Yes, sports fans, we are looking forward to tonight's telecast, which is certain to once...
  • 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...
  • Kass offers February Moutza of the Month

    Kass offers February Moutza of the Month
    Some days the awarding of the Moutza of the Month is just too dang easy. For example, I'm sitting here in my office chair, drinking a cappuccino, glancing up at my precious Rahmfather portrait, one eye on social media, the other on my work, and there it...
  • The Week in Pictures | Feb. 23-28, 2015

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week, the glitz and glamour of Tinseltown was on display at the 87th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood....
  • Updated: Go meatless with these pepper and egg sandwiches

    Updated: Go meatless with these pepper and egg sandwiches
    I grew up Catholic, back in the days when that meant that every Friday was a meatless Friday (Catholic kids have it so easy these days). And my mom was an old-school Irish cook (killing germs was Job One) who did unspeakable things to fresh fish. And so I...
  • Woodlands students pitch in to start music program at African school

    Woodlands students pitch in to start music program at African school
    Seeds planted when Woodlands Academy junior Mary Hurtgen was a third-grader have now sprouted into an effort to start a music program at a school in Africa. She got the idea from the Rev. Avitus Kiiguta, a Tanzanian native who previously served as...