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Ash Wednesday

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  • Catholics observe Ash Wednesday on Feb. 13

     
    Orlando Catholic Diocese Bishop John Noonan mark the start of Lentby drawing the sign of the cross with ash on the foreheads of parishioners attending mass onAsh 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...
  • 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,......
  • When the weather has no sizzle

     
    These are the times that try men's souls. Weathermen, anyhow. The single-digit cold, the record snows, the rumors of snow and even the obscure records breaking - those are the things that keep the weather news clicking. But that was last......
  • Ethan Hawke says 'Daybreakers' is no 'Twilight': 'It's a post-adolescent vampire film'

     
    Yvonne Villarreal sat down with Ethan Hawke last week to talk about "Daybreakers," the futuristic vampire-virus film that opens this Friday. Whatever happened to the 90-minute movie? Ethan Hawke is mulling that over, slouched in a dining chair inside a......
  • Brand X Files: Happy Fat Tuesday, Fastnacht Day, Packzi Day (or whatever it is you call it)

     
    Good morning Los Angeles. Mardi Gras is here (well, not exactly here, it's in New Orleans) and so Happy Fat Tuesday, Merry Paczki Day or Fastnacht Day or Fausnaught Day or whatever you want to call it, to you! Ash Wednesday is coming up, so be sure to...
  • Presidential Passover and Easter greetings from Bush, Carter and Reagan -- Herbert Hoover, too

     
    Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter and George W. Bush are among the presidents who have offered Passover and Easter greetings each spring....
  • Top 10 list of Winter festivals from Cheapflights.com

     
    Fave Winter festivals? Take a gander at this Top 10 list compiled by Cheapflights.com. The options range from a party in Rio or snow sculptures in Canada. Whatever. Sign me up! Here's the list: • Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights...
  • Watch Out! IHOP Free Pancake Day Tomorrow

     
    Prepare yourself. Tomorrow this could be you, your friend, or an annoying stranger eating breakfast at a nearby table. Shrove Tuesday - aka the day before Ash Wednesday, aka "Pancake Day" - isn't until next week but the friendly marketers at the...