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  1. The heart of Lent, a returning to GodRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Sedalia Democrat

    ... paper or to be shared. And sometimes the words and thoughts are better left to myself. I write these words on Ash Wednesday. Lent is upon us. The day of dust and dirt and ashes. The day of death. The day of ultimate hope in the One who holds not ...


  2. Lent sneaks up on us once againRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Times Herald

    ... time to consider a year's worth of sins and what should be done about it. Officially, Lent is the period from Ash Wednesday through Holy Saturday, the day before Easter. Lent lasts 40 days, with the exception of the six Sundays during the period. I ...


  3. Last Chance: Save on Top Lenten ResourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Logos Bible Software Blog

    ... sale. Ever wonder what resources others are looking to during Lent? Here are the best-selling products since Ash Wednesday: These 40 stirring devotions will guide and inspire you as they move thematically through the weeks of Lent and Easter, ...


  4. What is Lent? Strength for the MomentRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Williamson Daily News Online

    ... cannot be covered in the time and space of Strength for the Moment. The season of "Lent" began ten days ago on Ash Wednesday, February 18, and it lasts for most observers until the Thursday directly before Good Friday or Resurrection Sunday better ...


  5. Fish Fry-Days: Ephipany of Our LordRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | River Front Times

    ... it's been that long), the Clifton Heights parish has honored this Lenten tradition with a massive feast every Ash Wednesday and Friday during Lent, except Good Friday. It's a three-day undertaking: Parishioners begin prepping the food the Wednesday ...


  6. Sira-sira Store: Flip meRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    ... and let me play among the stars. It is no accident that I am writing about hotcakes because the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday is celebrated as Pancake Day. Don't you just love these holidays as springboard of discussion? The day is also called Shrove ...


  7. Fall River diocese bishop offers Lenten messageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 |

    ... symbols we receive become invisible. When we leave church, no one knows we were marked with the symbol. On Ash Wednesday, we keep the mark visible on our foreheads for hours. Everyone knows where we have been, what we did, and who we are. Only Ash ...


  8. Subtle shift to works righteousnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... midweek worship or service projects. This seems normal and familiar to us just as the imposition of ashes on Ash Wednesday or crossing ourselves has become normal and familiar in many of our congregations. I remember a time when none of these ...


  9. It might feel like pee, but it's not reallyRead the original story

    Yesterday | The News

    ... with four-way flashers on, you know it's me, so wave. When I was young and went and received my ashes on Ash Wednesday - that's when you go to church and they make the sign of the cross on your forehead and ashes - I would walk around all day proud ...


  10. Ash Wednesday moves from Harwich churches to the communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Cape Cod Times

    ... and repentance predates Christianity. This is the second year that four Harwich churches decided to bring Ash Wednesday to the people with ash-dispensing stations at different locations at different times of day. “As odd as it is, this is a ...


  11. Harwich churches offer 'Ashes to Go'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Cape Cod Times

    HARWICH – While many local churches will be offering services and Masses on Ash Wednesday to mark the beginning of Lent, Christ Church Episcopal, and Pilgrim Congregational and St. Peter's Lutheran churches will be joining together for the second year, along with Harwich United Methodist Church, to offer “Ashes to Go.” On Wednesday, the pastors and volunteers of these churches will go out into the community to offer a prayer and the imposition of ashes for those who wish to receive them but cannot make it to a worship service. The times and locations where this will be offered are as follows: 


  12. Where to find a fish fry: Here's our updated list of places offering this Lenten traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Post-Standard

    ... ter. Most people follow the no-meat tradition on Fridays. Lent -- and the fish fry dinners -- began Wednesday (Ash Wednesday). The photo gallery above is from this year's Ash Wednesday fish dinner at Assumption Church on North Salina Street.


  13. Townie TidbitsRead the original story

    Thursday | Charlestown Patriot-Bridge

    ... many of our friends were getting a suntan in some warmer climate. I stopped by the Post Office last week on Ash Wednesday and met some ladies I knew wearing ashes on their foreheads they got from Father Dan Mahoney up at St. Francis de Sales noting ...


  14. Fish Factor: a busy year for permits; fish for Lent; crabby gym gearRead the original story

    Thursday | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... definitely the biggest vote of confidence that you can make." The 40-day Lenten season began early this year - Ash Wednesday was Feb. 18 - giving the traditional boost to seafood sales. The season will end on Easter Sunday, April 5. Lent, derived ...


  15. Ash Wednesday marks beginning of LentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 |

    Lent, the forty-day season of prayer, sacrifice and alms giving in preparation for the joyous celebration of Easter, begins on Ash Wednesday, March 18, 2015. Parishes throughout the Fall River Diocese will mark the start of Lent with the traditional rite of distribution of ashes.


  16. Classic Italian seafood dish with added 'wow' factor, from Amici Ristorante in KeighleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    FOR many of us, the season of Lent is a time of year when we give up one of our vices - like chocolate or cigarettes - for 40 days in the run-up to Easter. Even for those of us who are not religious, Lent is a matter of personal principle, a time to practice self control and to strive to live healthier lives... even if this commitment only lasts up to the moment when we break out the Easter eggs and hot cross buns! Known as Quaresima in Italy, Lent is the word Catholics use to describe the fast between Ash Wednesday and Easter Sunday.


  17. The Challenge: Understanding RepentanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Townhall

    If you showed up at an Ash Wednesday service last week, chances are you heard the word "repentance" quite a few times. It isn't a term we often use outside of a church context.


  18. Yes Virginia, there is a morality clauseRead the original story

    Wednesday | DFW Catholic

    ... from schools controlled by the Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco protested at Saint Mary's Cathedral on Ash Wednesday, saying the church should stay out of teachers' bedrooms and drop proposed morality clauses in teacher contracts. On Ash ...


  19. Lent means giving to manyRead the original story

    Wednesday | St. Albert Gazette

    For many Christians, it's a special time of year to rededicate themselves to God anew. Lent is the 40-day period from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday when fasting, prayer, and almsgiving are the focuses of how they observe the religious tradition.


  20. Celebrating Mardi Gras, Austrian styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Hartford Courant

    ... the Duke or Prince gives the key to the town back to the mayor. Parties go on until midnight, when Ash Wednesday officially begins and puts an end to Fasching. Kent Memorial Library Executive Director Jackie Hemond said she asked Schneider, a ...