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For those of us who are Christians, we have entered the sacred season of Lent. Last Wednesday was Ash Wednesday, which marked the beginning of... [Read More]
A priest known to at least one family member as "Uncle Father Jim" died on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 17. Father James Himmelsbach, a longtime military chaplain... [Read More]
Last week, the Lenten or Eastertide season commenced with two major feast days among the Pennsylvania Dutch: Fasnacht and Eschemittwoch (Fat Tuesday and Ash Wednesday).... [Read More]
"We are called to care for the other. We do that through sharing ourselves." The words of Bishop Deeley on Ash Wednesday describe part of... [Read More]
Here are some of the top stories for the week of Feb. 15: • Local churches deliver Lenten messages Ash Wednesday, with or without the... [Read More]
James N. Dunbar, a Permanent Deacon in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence and husband of the late Claudia (Brandao) Dunbar of Tiverton, died on... [Read More]
Newsday's article "Tweaking a Lenten ritual" [News, Feb. 17] explains the 2021 change to the religious Lenten ritual of receiving ashes on Ash Wednesday and... [Read More]
This year Valentine's Day, with all its sweet and decadent indulgences, precedes Ash Wednesday by three days. [Read More]
St. Thomas Episcopal Church on North Jefferson Avenue in Canonsburg will hold an "Ashes on the Go" service for Ash Wednesday from 1 to 2... [Read More]
The 17th of February was Ash Wednesday to many Catholics, including my wife, who wished to attend local services. She was a bit upset because,... [Read More]
With dangerous weather and the presence of a pandemic, the religions rite of receiving ashes this year for some turned into "Ash Weekend" and "Ash... [Read More]
Happy Lithuanian Independence Day! Well, a bit belated, since it was actually on Feb. 16. It kind of got lost a little among St. Valentine's... [Read More]
Ash Wednesday, Feb. 17, signals the start of the season of Lent. No, that's not when you confront people who haven't returned stuff they've borrowed... [Read More]
Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church held a fish fry on Ash Wednesday. Frying fish is Francis Hatter. [Read More]
This week is the beginning of Lent in Christian traditions. Ash Wednesday began the observance of practices such as simplicity, sacrifice and fasting, in remembrance... [Read More]
With talent on loan from God. Cynics may think it coincidence that God chose Ash Wednesday to call that loan. He has taken his good... [Read More]
The 7 a.m. Ash Wednesday service at San Francisco de Asís Church was Father Michael Garcia's first public mass at the church since before the... [Read More]
A United Methodist pastor in Alabama found an unusual way to observe Ash Wednesday, by painting the traditional cross made of ashes on face masks. [Read More]
After having their Ash Wednesday matchup at Purcell Pavilion with Clemson nixed due to COVID-19 issues within the Tigers' program, the Irish will try to... [Read More]
The 7 a.m. Ash Wednesday service at San Francisco de Asís Church was Father Michael Garcia's first public mass at the church since before the... [Read More]
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