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  1. Ap Photos: Editor selections from Latin AmericaRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | 590ktie.com

    ... Roman Catholic priest in Colombia walked through his church's neighborhood to offer blessings to commuters on Ash Wednesday, the start of the Lent season of prayer and fasting before Easter.

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  2. Opinion: Why is the pope going to South Korea?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | 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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  3. The Pope's 10 tips for happinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 4 | 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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  4. Roy Exum: Mary's Gourmet DinerRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 2 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... They baptized the squirrels and registered them as members of the church. Now they only see them on Christmas, Ash Wednesday, Palm Sunday and Easter. Not much was heard about the Jewish synagogue, but they took one squirrel and had a short service ...

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  5. Maker Mayhem: Low Moments in How-To History, Part 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | Boing Boing

    ... should come with a disclaimer; the maker's use of blackened matchsticks is not some play on the concept of Ash Wednesday, but a nod to the turn-of-the-last-century folk craft known as Tramp Art. To clarify, Tramp Art is the term used for the small ...

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  6. Ash WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

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

    Jul 25, 2014 | 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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  8. Wanted to Watch Saint Lucia's Carnival on TV This Year? You Were Out of LuckRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | 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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  9. Pelosi to take Dem message to Colbert, 'Morning Joe'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | 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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  10. Pope's apology still doesn't cut itRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | 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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  11. Pope's apology doesn't cut itRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | 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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  12. 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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  13. Bishop assigns 'committed and driven' priest to reverse declining ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2014 | 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. '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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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