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Ash Wednesday

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  • Ash Wednesday on the go

     
    Religion News Service reporter Piet Levy writes about Episcopalians administering Ash Wednesday at train stations, bus stops and subways across the country:  Five years ago, the Rev. Teresa K.M. Danieley had an epiphany of sorts. If people can grab...
  • Galactic's 'Carnivale Electricos' makes one big party

     
    Galactic’s 'Carnivale Electricos' combines New Orleans’ Mardi Gras tradition and Brazil’s Carnaval celebration....
  • Pastor Rick Warren on ‘This Week’; Cardinal Timothy Dolan on ‘Face the Nation’

     
    Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich visits "Fox News Sunday," which airs at 9 a.m. on WOFL-Channel 35. Other guests are Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., and Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis. The panel will be Brit Hume, Mara Liasson, Steve Hayes of The Weekly...
  • Mid-Week Storm Coming In

    Mid-Week Storm Coming In
    After just wrapping up a storm that delivered some heavy rain on Friday, a similar system is again on the way. A big developing low pressure system will lift out of Colorado on Tuesday and head for the Great Lakes. It will tap plenty of Gulf moisture and...
  • Rainy Ash Wednesday

    Rainy this morning, tapering off to showers & sun breaks this afternoon.  Breezy-to-windy at times.  Windier to the north and on the coast.  High temps in the low 50s.  A WINTER STORM WARNING for the Cascades for heavy snow about 3,500' -- perhaps 8 to 14...
  • 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,"...
  • Ash Wednesday Wash Out

    Ash Wednesday Wash Out
    Ash Wednesday was a wash out. The day started off dark and wet and it didn't get better from there. What hit us this morning?  It's our Hot Button Issue. Three tornadoes reportedly touched down on the north shore with the heaviest damage in...
  • 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...
  • Interfaith Airport Chapels

    Interfaith Airport Chapels
    Airports may be the last places you'd expect to find peace and quiet, but they do exist. In fact, the airport chapel at O'Hare is celebrating 50 years! Religious holidays are a busy time for airport chapels. And as WGN's Micah Materre reports, these...
  • Low-Fat Dishes For Easter Sunday Meal

    Low-Fat Dishes For Easter Sunday Meal
    We're in the midst of Holy Week which culminates with Easter Sunday, the celebration of Christ's resurrection from the dead. Christians here and around the world commemorate Easter with tremendous joy and thanksgiving. In Western Christianity, Easter...
  • 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...