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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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  • Irish tenor Paddy Homan brings sounds of County Cork to Chicago

    Many of us celebrate St. Patrick's Day by "going green" — searching our closets for an article of green clothing, a shamrock tie, or a button that says, "kiss me I'm Irish." Others, are partial to bagpipes and parades, or a convivial order of...
  • Hebron-Columbia edition community news

    Andover Fire Department Plant Sale ANDOVER – The Andover Volunteer Fire Department will be holding its annual Easter Plant Sale from Thursday to Saturday, April 2-4, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Easter Sunday from 10 a.m. to noon, at the firehouse...
  • St. Celestine dishes up pasta for Lenten dinner

    Lots of hungry people showed up at St. Celestine Catholic Church recently to get a good meal at the second of three Lenten dinner fundraisers there. On March 6 in the church school's gym, parishioners and supporters paid $10 for a meal with three...
  • Putnam edition community news

    Knights fish fry NORTH GROSVENORDALE – During Lent on Fridays until Good Friday, April 3, the Knights of Columbus Council 2087 will hold a Lenten fish fry at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1017 Riverside Drive, from 12-8 p.m. The menu for the...
  • 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....
  • Faith and Values: Are we tempted by those we love?

    Faith and Values: Are we tempted by those we love?
    Can you be tempted by the people who love you most? Shockingly yes, says Mark 8:31-38 according to Jesus. As we journey through Lent toward Good Friday and Easter Sunday, the pivot point of the entire gospel is right after Peter makes his profound...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Pictures in the News | Feb. 24, 2015

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, a Metrolink train derailed in Oxnard after slamming into a truck. At least 28 people were injured, four of them critically. The driver of the truck fled the scene but was taken into custody later, officials said....
  • Chris Higgins tells Women In Management group how to avoid 'bad guys'

    Chris Higgins tells Women In Management group how to avoid 'bad guys'
    The chilly weather did not deter members and guests from attending the annual lunch/meeting sponsored by the Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra. After lunch, Chris Higgins presented an informative program on data breach risk, a true eye opener as he...
  • Lindeman to lead LCCC service

    The topic “Artificial Harmony” will be explored by the Rev. Skip Lindeman this Sunday when he leads the 10 a.m. worship service at La Caņada Congregational Church. Organist Joe Klice will provide special music for the morning, and the Chancel...