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Ash Wednesday

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  • Retired nun 'sad' that Cardinal Mahony will vote on next pope

     
    As surprise washed over Catholic parishioners Monday after the resignation announcement by Pope Benedict XVI, retired nun Mary Dispenza was left saddened that Cardinal Roger M. Mahony will have a hand in picking the pontiff's successor. Mahony, who was...
  • Cardinal Mahony says Vatican told him to attend papal conclave

     
    Responding to protests over his attendance at the conclave in Rome to elect a new pope, Cardinal Roger Mahony told Catholic News Service this week that the Vatican told him to come to Rome and participate....
  • Orlando Bishop Noonan joins Twitter

     
    Following in the footsteps of the soon-to-be-retired Pope Benedict XVI, Bishop John Noonan of the Orlando Catholic Diocese has joined the social network Twitter. Noonan is set to begin tweeting today, Ash Wednesday, using the handle @BishopNoonan. “...
  • Windermere Union Church celebrates Ash Wednesday on Feb. 13

     
    Windermere Union Church, United Church of Christ, 10710 Park Ridge-Gotha Road, will hold an inspirational Ash Wednesday service in the sanctuary at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13.   Rev. Barton Buchanan, the church minister, will officiate.  Ash Wednesday is...
  • Catholics observe Ash Wednesday on Feb. 13

     
    Orlando Catholic Diocese Bishop John Noonan mark the start of Lent by drawing the sign of the cross with ash on the foreheads of parishioners attending mass on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 12:10 p.m., at St. James Cathedral, 215 North Orange Ave., Orlando....
  • Mardi Gras food is generally a lot like the party season's theme: bold, hot and spicy

    Mardi Gras food is generally a lot like the party season's theme: bold, hot and spicy
    That constant rhythmic thunder you hear in the distance isn't from the Daytona International Speedway. It's Mardi Gras revelers gearing up for their own version of a homestretch. The festivities in the Southeast culminate on Tuesday -- Mardi Gras is...
  • During Lent, no need to skimp on flavorful, healthy recipes

    During Lent, no need to skimp on flavorful, healthy recipes
    For those who observe, the season of Lent is here. This 40-day period is typically marked by fasting, giving up a fave food and, for many, eating fish today (Ash Wednesday) and on Fridays. But just because there are a few food rules to contend with does...
  • In Theory: How can Pilot better cover religion in Newport-Mesa

    How could the Daily Pilot do a better job of covering religion and spirituality in the Newport-Mesa area? What are some of the local issues or stories about your church, synagogue, mosque or temple that need to be told? Faith communities contribute...
  • Ashes to Go: Priests take to the streets on Ash Wednesday

    Ashes to Go: Priests take to the streets on Ash Wednesday
    Priests from Chicago's Episcopal Diocese fanned out to Metra and CTA stations, college campuses, nursing homes, even coffee houses today to perform Ash Wednesday rites marking the beginning of Lent. The diocese said the initiative, called "Ashes to Go,"...
  • Lent a reminder of sacrifice, humility

    Lent a reminder of sacrifice, humility
    Local Christians on Wednesday joined their counterparts around the world in marking the beginning of Lent with the traditional distribution of ashes. Ash Wednesday is recognized by Roman Catholics and other Christians as the official start to the holiest...
  • Photo gallery recalls "Ash Wednesday Storm"

     
    Nor'easters can do far more damage than merely burying Maryland in snow. On a Tuesday and Wednesday, March 6-7, 1962, one of the most intense coastal storms ever to strike Maryland - summer or winter - pounded the region with snow,......