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  1. From Good Friday to a Celebratory WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Heritage Foundation

    ... to share just one with you. While the San Diego-based U.S.S. Hoel was steaming toward Melbourne, Australia, on Ash Wednesday, its crew heard of terrible brush fires sweeping two Australian States. More than 70 people were killed and the destruction ...


  2. Area faithful find different ways to mark Good FridayRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daily Chronicle

    ... a close. Father Paul Lipinski from St. Mary Catholic Church in Sycamore said Lent, which started March 5 with Ash Wednesday and ends with Easter when Jesus' resurrection is celebrated, focused on reducing the influence of evil by doing good. The ...


  3. David's Daily Dish: My tried-and-true, never fail recipe for perfect fried shrimp every timeRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... Lenten pledge to offer recipes and cooking techniques on each of the seven Fridays during the period between Ash Wednesday and Easter. And I think by-and-large that it has been very successful, too. The aim, as stated when we began, was to make you ...


  4. The commonality of faithsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Princetonian

    ... Jackie and I both laughed and responded, "We're fasting." Lent is about 40 days long, typically starting on Ash Wednesday and ending on the day before Easter. Because many Christian denominations observe it, there are a number of distinctions ...


  5. Pulse on EasterRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

    ... eaten hot or toasted during Lent, beginning with the evening of Shrove Tuesday (the evening before Ash Wednesday) to midday Good Friday, with the cross standing as a symbol of the Crucifixion. In my home, after we had consumed my mother's hot cross ...


  6. Pastor with religious message carries cross through LakeviewRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | My FOX Chicago

    ... Lent, carrying a cross through his neighborhood talking to people about God. The lunch-time walks started on Ash Wednesday, March 5th. "The first day I went out there was four inches of snow on the ground, which at the time I thought was a problem, ...


  7. ‘Ashes to Go’ brings ancient Ash Wednesday ritual to Sacramento streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    People too busy to get to Ash Wednesday church services this week were able to get their Ashes to Go.


  8. Holy Thursday ReflectionRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

    ... or staff member every day of Lent. We have compiled these reflections into a handout, given to our students on Ash Wednesday. (1)


  9. Out of the BlueRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Blue's News

    ... no idea what "maundy" means. I'm on a roll in this regard, as CalmDragon points out I was also way off about Ash Wednesday, which I always incorrectly assume is between Palm and Easter Sundays. Guess I should just stick to holidays I observe... like ...


  10. Have we forgotten the true religious meaning of Easter?Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | IcStafford

    ... affects the dates of more than 20 other Christian events that are placed around it - including Shrove Tuesday, Ash Wednesday, Palm Sunday, Good Friday, Ascension Day, Pentecost, Whit Monday and All Saints Day. While Western Christianity bases Easter ...


  11. Participants of Lent face obstacles, teases in attempt to keep promisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... "Every aisle starts to turn into a tease," said Cheney, who gave up chocolate for the six-week period from Ash Wednesday through Holy Saturday in which certain Christian sects pledge to give up something they enjoy. Cheney is among the thousands of ...


  12. Lenten Reflection for Wednesday of Holy WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | DFW Catholic

    ... or staff member every day of Lent. We have compiled these reflections into a handout, given to our students on Ash Wednesday. (1)


  13. Priest calls for annual event as 40 day fast comes to an endRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Nottingham Evening Post

    ... attention to the people who are now relying on food banks." The Mansfield clergyman's fast, which began on Ash Wednesday and ended on Sunday - Palm Sunday - was intended to draw attention to the campaign launched in February by 43 Church leaders ...


  14. Methodist Church trying to bridge differences in societyRead the original story

    Wednesday | Fiji Village

    ... and unity with other religious groups. He said the church has been observing the season of lent since Ash Wednesday which is six weeks of reflection on their own personal spiritual journey. He added the whole week is an important time for Christians ...


  15. Holy Week Continues in West OrangeRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | The Alternative Press

    ... and Holy Week are perhaps the most sacred for Christians of all denominations across the world. Lent begins on Ash Wednesday and lasts for forty days (not including Sundays). Just as Jesus was in the wilderness for 40 days and nights prior to the ...


  16. Editorial: Yardstick for the Holy WeekRead the original story

    Wednesday | Sun-Star

    ... that they are "reflecting on the trials of Jesus Christ. Pope Francis spoke about this in March, During Ash Wednesday. He asked the faithful to use Lent as a time to really "get closer to the Lord." The effort, he said, should be genuine and not ...


  17. 'Ashtags' for Ash Wednesday, sacrifices for Lent: Social media reactionRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    Around the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond, faith community members shared seasonal recommitments through marked foreheads and giving up indulgences for 40 days.


  18. Photos: Ash Wednesday mass at Cathedral the Christ of light in OaklandRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    Bishop Michael C. Barber, S.J., distributed ashes to parishioners during an Ash Wednesday mass at the Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, March 5, 2014.


  19. Easter: A sign of new lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Bluffton Today

    Jean Tanner/For Bluffton Today At St. Luke's United Methodist Church, a wooden cross is draped with a purple shroud signifying penance on Ash Wednesday at the beginning of Lent, 40 days before Easter.


  20. Vast Majority of Younger Priests Appreciate New Roman Missal - Why I Like It tooRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | DFW Catholic

    ... where they simply omitted entire paragraphs! This is not the only example, it also happened in the prayers for Ash Wednesday, and quite possibly many other cases. What are your experiences with the new translation? Has your quality of music improved ...