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  1. Pope to visit Philly next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | CNN

    ... to Rome on April 3. The Pope blesses the altar at Rome's Santa Sabina church as he celebrates Mass on March 5, Ash Wednesday. Daniele De Sanctis, a 19-month-old child dressed up as a pope, is handed to Francis as the pontiff is driven through the ...

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  2. Wanted to Watch Saint Lucia's Carnival on TV This Year? You Were Out of LuckRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Global Voices Online

    ... with the Roman Catholic calendar, Carnival Monday and Tuesday are usually celebrated on the days preceding Ash Wednesday , after which all pleasurable indulgences are meant to be forfeited during the 40 days of Lent that follow. Fifteen years ago ...

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  3. Pelosi to take Dem message to Colbert, 'Morning Joe'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | The Hill

    ... election that year. "You said you'd never come on here," Colbert said at the top of that interview, an Ash Wednesday cross on his forehead. "Do you often break your promises?" he asked. "This is part of my Lent resolution - to do good works, be kind ...

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  4. Pope's apology still doesn't cut itRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | CNN

    ... to Rome on April 3. The Pope blesses the altar at Rome's Santa Sabina church as he celebrates Mass on March 5, Ash Wednesday. Daniele De Sanctis, a 19-month-old child dressed up as a pope, is handed to Francis as the pontiff is driven through the ...

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  5. Pope's apology doesn't cut itRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | CNN

    ... to Rome on April 3. The Pope blesses the altar at Rome's Santa Sabina church as he celebrates Mass on March 5, Ash Wednesday. Daniele De Sanctis, a 19-month-old child dressed up as a pope, is handed to Francis as the pontiff is driven through the ...

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  6. Eggs take center stage at Easter timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... is resurrected. It was the custom in very early Christian times to not eat eggs during Lent. Lent begins on Ash Wednesday (a day of fasting) and lasts for the 46 days just before Easter Day. It is for the purpose of self-reflection, self-denial, ...

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  7. Bishop assigns 'committed and driven' priest to reverse declining ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 29 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Church in Augusta. Buy Photo The Rev. Seamus Griesbach conducted Mass last year for the start of Lent and Ash Wednesday at St. John Catholic Church in Bangor. Buy Photo The Rev. Seamus Griesbach conducted Mass last year for the start of Lent and Ash ...

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  8. One Direction Members Join Kabbalah?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2014 | Disney News and Disney Star News

    ... and I still go to church sometimes and of course celebrate Christmas and Easter and go get my ashes on Ash Wednesday and Palm Sunday. I grew up in Boca so I celebrated Jewish holidays with all of my closest friends and know a bit of Hebrew. I even ...

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  9. Lent, The A-Word and the Big SmudgeRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2014 | WauwatosaNOW.com

    I'm not usually one to wear my religion on my sleeve. However, today, Ash Wednesday, like many others, I'm wearing it on my head.

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  10. Flavor: Popular dumpling dish returning to GermanfestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | The Capital-Journal

    ... has Germanfest dishes, as well as recipes from the Fasching celebration, which takes place the Saturday before Ash Wednesday. Plus, there are additional recipes from the people who create the food for both events. The cost for the book is $20, with ...

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  11. '06 TorinoRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2014 | Sports Network

    ... of the people's faith. Carnival is the time just prior to the Roman Catholic season of Lent, which begins on Ash Wednesday. A series of parties lead up to the final day of celebrating on Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday. The Lenten season, which begins ...

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  12. CM Punk news: WWE faces dilemma with future projects, Giving up Punk for LentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... shared their frustrations over how sick and tired they are hearing about CM Punk on a daily basis. March 5 is Ash Wednesday and the start of Lent. Many Christian denominations celebrate this religious observance by giving up something for Lent. This ...

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  13. Ash Wednesday: The beginning of LentRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2010 | Examiner.com

    Ash Wednesday is the beginning of Lent and the celebration of the crucification of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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  14. Religion: Episcopal churches innovate with 'Ashes to Go'Read the original story

    Mar 3, 2014 | SouthCoastToday.com

    St. Martin's Episcopal Church in New Bedford and St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Dartmouth are taking Ash Wednesday to the streets in a program called "Ashes to Go."

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  15. Ash Wednesday, sin & repentanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2010 | Examiner.com

    Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent, which is the beginning of a countdown to Easter.

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  16. Lent is like the Packer off-season: a good time to reflectRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2010 | Examiner.com

    With Ash Wednesday on February 17 Christianity worldwide enters the Lenten season.

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  17. LWC Community marks start of Lenten seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2013 | Columbia Magazine

    Click on headline for item with photo By Duane Bonifer News from Lindsey Wilson College COLUMBIA, KY - The Lindsey Wilson College community began the Lenten season Wednesday with an Ash Wednesday service, February 13, 2013, in the college's John B. Begley Chapel.

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  18. March 8, 2011-Cardinal to Launch Catholics Come Home on Ash Wednesday on March 9thRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2011 | Archdiocese of Boston

    ... April 24th, 2011. 4pm: WQOM and the Archdiocesan Catholic Media Secretariat will launch a new program on Ash Wednesday, March, 9th to coincide with the beginning of the Catholics Come Home Campaign. "The Good Catholic Life" program will be hosted ...

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  19. Ash Wednesday and repentanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2010 | Examiner.com

    For members of the Roman Catholic Church and a few other denominations, Ash Wednesday and Lent represent a period of time in the yearly calendar set aside to consider man's sinful condition, and the need of repentance.

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  20. Ash WednesdayRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2010 | Examiner.com

    ... others engage in more rigorous prayers and spiritual disciplines during this time. However Lent is observed, Ash Wednesday marks its beginning. Services will be held all over the Garland area inviting worshippers to recognize their own mortality and ...

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