Ash Wednesday Newswire

Ash Wednesday Newswire

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  1. Capturing the Gulf Coast's Culture as It Slips Into the SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Wired

    ... is a traditional Mardi Gras event held in many Cajun communities across south Louisiana on the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday. The rural Mardi Gras celebration is based on begging rituals and customs of Catholic Medieval Europe, specifically the feI ...

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  2. Pope: Embrace the divorcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | CNN

    ... visit to Rome in April 2014. The Pope blesses the altar at Rome's Santa Sabina church as he celebrates Mass on Ash Wednesday in March 2014. Daniele De Sanctis, a 19-month-old child dressed up as a pope, is handed to Francis as the pontiff is driven ... 11 comments

  3. Remains of Padre Pio will be venerated at Vatican basilica for Ash Wednesday in Jubilee YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | Catholic World News

    The remains of Padre Pio will be exposed for veneration in St. Peter's basilica in February 2016, as Lent begins the Jubilee of Mercy. Pope Francis made a special request for the reliquary containing the remains of St. Pio of Pietrelcina, to be displayed in the Vatican basilica from February 8 to 14. On February 10, which will be Ash Wednesday, Pope Francis will commission "missionaries of mercy," Archbishop Rino Fisichella has revealed.

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  4. Here's Pope Francis' schedule for the Jubilee of MercyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | DFW Catholic

    ... request. "The Holy Father expressed the wish that Padre Pio's corpse be exposed in St. Peter's Basilica on Ash Wednesday of the upcoming Extraordinary Holy Year, that is, the day when the Pope will send the missionaries of Mercy, giving them a ...

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  5. 'Inside Out' and Christian SadnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Christianity Today

    ... eart" (Ps. 38:8). The despair and grief of repentance is the necessary prerequisite to the joy of restoration. Ash Wednesday always precede Easter Sunday.

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  6. Accepting Imperfection In a Social Media WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    ... message of "striving for perfection" in another place not too long ago, as part of the homily in church on Ash Wednesday. The priest said the ashes are not a symbol that we are perfect, but that we are trying to be perfect. I couldn't disagree more. ...

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  7. Boehner preparing 'inauguration-like setting' for Pope FrancisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | CNN

    ... visit to Rome in April 2014. The Pope blesses the altar at Rome's Santa Sabina church as he celebrates Mass on Ash Wednesday in March 2014. Daniele De Sanctis, a 19-month-old child dressed up as a pope, is handed to Francis as the pontiff is driven ...

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  8. Carbon FastingRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2015 | Commonweal

    ... making us more mindful of our place in God's creation. Interestingly, the booklet's entry for the first day (Ash Wednesday) is: "Ashes remind us of carbon residue. Reflect on ways to reduce your personal/ family carbon footprint. Type "How to reduce ...

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  9. Another round of "Mass Roulette"Read the original story

    Jun 21, 2015 | DFW Catholic

    ... to the secular calendar such as Father's Day . Contrary to popular understanding Ashes is not mandatory for Ash Wednesday , and for me not even welcomed in the slightest. Regardless I was thrilled and even a little choked up to be singing this hymn. ...

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  10. Doblin: From Spokane to Charleston, America struggles with raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    ... class, and the instructor was also a pastor at an inner-city Catholic Church. One scheduled class fell on Ash Wednesday, and the class met at his church. Before class we attended Mass. During Communion, the mostly black choir sang, "Were You There ...

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  11. Pope's climate call is attack on market logicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | CNN

    ... visit to Rome in April 2014. The Pope blesses the altar at Rome's Santa Sabina church as he celebrates Mass on Ash Wednesday in March 2014. Daniele De Sanctis, a 19-month-old child dressed up as a pope, is handed to Francis as the pontiff is driven ...

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  12. Pope Francis: 'Revolution' needed to combat climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | CNN

    ... visit to Rome in April 2014. The Pope blesses the altar at Rome's Santa Sabina church as he celebrates Mass on Ash Wednesday in March 2014. Daniele De Sanctis, a 19-month-old child dressed up as a pope, is handed to Francis as the pontiff is driven ...

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  13. Pope previews long-awaited climate letterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | CNN

    ... visit to Rome in April 2014. The Pope blesses the altar at Rome's Santa Sabina church as he celebrates Mass on Ash Wednesday in March 2014. Daniele De Sanctis, a 19-month-old child dressed up as a pope, is handed to Francis as the pontiff is driven ... 21 comments

  14. Vatican to try bishops over abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | CNN

    ... Thursday, April 3. The Pope blesses the altar at Rome's Santa Sabina church as he celebrates Mass on March 5, Ash Wednesday. Daniele De Sanctis, a 19-month-old child dressed up as a pope, is handed to Francis as the pontiff is driven through the ...

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  15. Pope visits majority-Muslim nation todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | CNN

    ... Thursday, April 3. The Pope blesses the altar at Rome's Santa Sabina church as he celebrates Mass on March 5, Ash Wednesday. Daniele De Sanctis, a 19-month-old child dressed up as a pope, is handed to Francis as the pontiff is driven through the ... 18 comments

  16. The Commandments of the Church One and TwoRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | Catholic.net

    ... the Church command us to fast and abstain? 396.Q. Why does the Church command us to abstain from flesh-meat on Ash Wednesday and the Fridays of Lent and to abstain from flesh-meat or do some other chosen penance on the other Fridays of the year? 1. ...

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  17. Make your own veggie burgers--they're better, of courseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent, and for many that means many meatless meals. Veggie burgers are a popular meat substitute, but many have way more carbs and sodium than a regular burger, with minimal protein.

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  18. Pope Francis: Marriage is 'alliance for life'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | CNN

    ... Thursday, April 3. The Pope blesses the altar at Rome's Santa Sabina church as he celebrates Mass on March 5, Ash Wednesday. Daniele De Sanctis, a 19-month-old child dressed up as a pope, is handed to Francis as the pontiff is driven through the ... 16 comments

  19. Dream Perfection / ShutterstockRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | The American Conservative

    ... to be suspicious of priests talking about God's love, hearing it as cheap grace and therapeutic treacle. The Ash Wednesday homily in which the pastor in my wealthy parish told the congregation that Lent was a time for us to learn to "love ourselves ...

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  20. What I learnt from 46 consecutive days in churchRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | BBC News

    ... said by so many different priests in so many different churches in such a short space of time. From day one, Ash Wednesday, I was captivated. I happened to be in the Swansea area, so I went to St Illtyd's in Port Tennant, a neat little community ...

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