Tag: Lent

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    Read an excerpt from IN THE COMPANY OF CHRIST: A PILGRIMAGE THROUGH HOLY WEEK by Benedicta Ward. More

    March 30, 2012 | Comments

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    In the Orthodox Christian tradition fasting is not about deprivation or suffering, says Catherine Mandell, author of “When You Fast: Recipes for Lenten Seasons.” More

    March 2, 2012 | Comments

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    You receive ashes on your forehead “to remember that life is short … you come from dust and you will return to dust,” says Julie Bringman, director of Sunday night ministries at Foundry United Methodist Church in Washington, DC. More

    February 24, 2012 | Comments

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    Welsh poet and Anglican priest R.S. Thomas (1913-2000) has been described as “a poet of the cross, the unanswered prayer, the bleak trek through darkness.” More

    April 20, 2011 | Comments

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    The dean of Yale Divinity School reflects on Lent, poverty, public policy debates, and the moral obligations of people of faith. More

    March 10, 2011 | Comments

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    “Part of what calls people to public service, part of what calls people to be engaged in helping others both here and around the world is their faith.” More

    March 10, 2011 | Comments

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    The Catholic peace movement Pax Christi USA met outside the White House for prayers of repentance for war. More

    March 9, 2011 | Comments

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    Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the season of Lent for many Christans, and the imposition of ashes can serve as a reminder of human frailty, a public sign of religious faith, and an expression of pastoral care.
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    March 9, 2011 | Comments

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    The seriousness of Ash Wednesday and Lent was preceded this week by frivolity and the traditional pancake race at Washington’s National Cathedral. More

    March 8, 2011 | Comments

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    Jack Hinton says fasting involves “introspection and deep contemplation of your own spiritual state.” More

    February 19, 2010 | Comments

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