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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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  • Orthodox Lent starts today; spring cleaning, too

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Today is the first day of the Great Lent in the Eastern Orthodox tradition. It’s also known as “Clean Monday,” a reference to the obligation among the faithful to cleanse themselves spiritually through fasting...
  • Gifts inspired by Lent (or Mardi Gras): Wrath

     
    Through Mardi Gras on March 8, we're giving you gift ideas inspired by the seven deadly sins. You'll be regretting the sins, but not these gifts, come Lent. Reached your boiling point? We suggest keeping it in check and summoning......
  • Gifts inspired by Lent (or Mardi Gras): Pride

     
    Through Mardi Gras on March 8, we're giving you gift ideas inspired by the seven deadly sins. You'll be regretting the sins, but not these gifts, come Lent. You’re so vain. You probably think this blog is about you. Don’t......
  • Gifts inspired by Lent (or Mardi Gras): Greed

     
    Through Mardi Gras on March 8, we're giving you gift ideas inspired by the Seven Deadly Sins. You'll be regretting the sins, but not the gifts, come Lent. It's tempting to live high on the hog. But too much of......
  • Gifts inspired by Lent (or Mardi Gras): Lust

     
    Through Mardi Gras on March 8, we're giving you gift ideas, inspired by the Seven Deadly Sins, that you'll be regretting come Lent. What would a piece on lust be without a mention of Hef? You can still get your......
  • Happy Mardi Gras 2011! Eat, drink and be merry this Fat Tuesday

     
    Mardi Gras 2011 Fat Tuesday...
  • Bishop Noonan observes Ash Wednesday at noon mass today

     
    Orlando Catholic Diocese Bishop John Noonan will preside over an Ash Wednesday mass today, March 9, at 12:10 p.m., at  St. James Cathedral, 215 N. Orange Ave., Orlando. Noonan will participate in the distribution of ashes, which replicates an ancient ...
  • Why do so many people have smudges on their faces?

     
    If you're paying attention today, you may notice that quite a few of the people around you have what look to be smudges on their faces. It's not your imagination. Today is Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of the 40-day season of Lent for Catholics...
  • Confession: There’s an app for that

     
    With the advent of Lent comes an app for Catholics that allows them to prepare for confession anywhere, any time, any how with their iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches. “Designed to be used in the confessional, this app is the perfect aid for every...
  • Gifts inspired by Lent (or Mardi Gras): Temptation

     
    In the days leading up to Mardi Gras, we've been giving you gift ideas inspired by the seven deadly sins. Come Lent (which starts on Wednesday), you might be regretting the sins -- but not the gifts. Today is our......
  • About (Late) Last Night: On 'Conan,' Pee-wee Herman and the story of Lent [video]

     
    Pee-wee Herman drops by Conan to tell the story of Lent on Ash Wednesday....