Quantcast
Last updated on April 17, 2014 at 7:54 EDT

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 way New Orleans, Louisiana (PRWEB) February 22, 2012 RoadFish.com men´s lifestyle and finance magazine yesterday celebrated Fat Tuesday, the traditional holiday of eating and indulgence that falls on the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday every year, and encourages tips for pigging out in a healthy way. Investing...

2011-03-18 00:00:28

Agoda.com, Asia's global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed priceline.com Inc. (Nasdaq: PCLN), today released special Easter holiday rates in several worldwide destinations. Singapore (Vocus/PRWEB) March 16, 2011 Agoda.com, Asia's global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed priceline.com Inc. (Nasdaq: PCLN), today released special Easter holiday rates in several worldwide destinations. Around the world, Easter traditions take on many forms. Though Easter derives from...

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...

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. Of Americans who celebrate Easter, 70% identified it as the most important, or one of the most important religious holidays. 71% of Catholics and 80% of practicing...

238d023639f4f92242ceac98cf9655251
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. The plea gives a modern flare to conventional forms of abstinence during the five-week period Christians spend fasting and praying ahead of Easter.  It also demonstrates the Church's growing technology focus, with many of the Lenten wishes posted on...

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. John Grimm of Seton Hall University said such modern technological services as Facebook and MySpace are part of a growing imbalance in today's Christian community, The (Newark, N.J.) Star-Ledger reported Sunday. Oftentimes, we are just spending too much time on these things. We're out of balance, said Grimm, who serves as a Christian ethics assistant...

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. 25 to Easter Sunday on April 12, to spur thought, prayer and reflection, and is available for free through the Province's Office of Development and Web site. "Paul's message is just as relevant and...