Latest Lent Stories

2012-02-22 08:00:00

RoadFish.com men's lifestyle and finance magazine celebrated Fat Tuesday yesterday and recommends eating organic, non-processed, and non-artificial foods to "pig out" in a healthy

2011-03-18 00:00:28

Agoda.com, Asia’s global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed priceline.com Inc.

2011-03-11 06:40:00

BERRYVILLE, Ark., March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The recently dubbed "Techno-Monk" and world's most popular Catholic Recording Artist, John Michael Talbot, caused a stir this Ash Wednesday among his Facebook community when he posted an article asking if the "Techno-Monk" himself was giving up Facebook for Lent. Fans were relieved and enlightened after reading the post. Talbot opened, "The Church has encouraged a healthy use of social communications to spread the gospel, but also warns about...

2009-04-09 10:00:00

Poll shows strong affection for important Christian holy day among Americans NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly two-thirds of Americans (63%) and three-quarters of Catholic Americans (74%) plan to observe Easter by attending Church services according to a newly released Knights of Columbus-Marist poll.

2009-03-04 14:57:55

Roman Catholic bishops in Italy are calling on followers to abstain from high-tech distractions during Lent, urging Catholics to steer clear of modern devices such as iPods and to forego surfing the Web and text messaging until Easter.

2009-03-01 15:51:42

A growing number of Christians in the United States are swearing off the social networking Web site Facebook for Lent, a priest says. The Rev.

2009-01-16 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Holy Name Province, the largest group of Franciscan Friars in the U.S., has created a four-page Lenten study booklet called, "St. Paul Guides Us Through Lent to Easter." The booklet contains daily Pauline passages for the duration of Lent, from Ash Wednesday Feb.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.