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Ash Wednesday

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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Lots of familiar faces at Coca-Cola Park on Opening Night

     
    One of the things I like to do whenever I am at Coca-Cola Park is walk around the place. The whole place. I like to do at least one lap around the concourse level to see who's there, what's new, what smells good, and so on. Even though this wasn't the...
  • 'Survivor' recap: Ash Wednesday

     
    Andrea heads to Redemption Island, where Ralph gleefully treats her as poorly as her tribe treated his during the game. She has to sleep on......
  • Taking down lights before 2/2 is too too early

     
    I'm happy to see the Tribune editorial board, in its wisdom, agreeing with me about the proper time to take down Christmas/winter holiday lights: The prevailing rule is that such lights should be put in storage in the first part......
  • Ash Wednesday kicks off the “40 Ways in 40 Days” for Lent

     
    Ash Wednesday marks the first day of the season of Lent and Catholics are called to prayer, fasting and almsgiving during this holy season. With that in mind, Catholic Charities of Central Florida has developed a new Lenten program, “40 Ways in 40...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...