Cardinal Dolan: Ashes On Forehead Are Symbol Of Repentance, SolidarityAsh Wednesday marks the start of the Season of Lent -- the 40-day period of prayer, penance and sacrifice in preparation for the celebration of Easter.
Group Of LI Jewish High School Students Greeted By PopeA group of Jewish high school students from Long Island got a special meeting with Pope Francis.
Christians Mark Start Of Lent With Ash WednesdayWorshipers from all over the world filed into St. Patrick's Cathedral to mark the start of the Season of Lent with ashes -- a symbol of penance made sacramental by the blessing of the church.
Cardinal Dolan: Christians Feel 'A Tug To The Divine' On Ash WednesdayIt's the first day of the season of Lent, a 40-day period when Christians prepare for Easter through fasting, repentance and prayer.
NYC’s 5 Best Mardi Gras Parties & CelebrationsCajun cuisine, strong cocktails (and of course beads) make for a Mardi Gras celebration to remember. Fat Tuesday is kicking off a seasonal celebration -- party at one of these NYC bars and restaurants hosting wild, New Orleans-style events.
Cardinal Dolan Says He's Focusing On The Responsibility Of Picking A New PopeAsh Wednesday is the day when many Christians begin a 40-day period in preparation for Easter. Cardinal Timothy Dolan is also preparing -- to travel to Rome, following the historic resignation of the pope.
NYC’s 5 Best Restaurants For Mardi Gras DinnerBring Bourbon Street to the Big Apple by booking your Mardi Gras dinner at one of these five venues, serving up everything from collard greens to jambalaya.
Cardinal Dolan Hands Out Food To Homeless, Leads Mass On Ash WednesdayNewly appointed Cardinal Timothy Dolan got right back to it on Wednesday, celebrating his first Mass in New York since returning from the Vatican.
Tri-State Area Christians Mark Ash WednesdayToday is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Lent - the 40 days of prayer observed by Christians.