Religious Leaders Say Changes For Ash Wednesday, Lenten Season Offer Opportunity For Spiritual GrowthBecause of COVID, some traditions must be altered for the safety of priests and their parishes.
Ash Wednesday Marks The Beginning Of Lenten Season For Christians Around The WorldBelievers mark the occasion with an ash cross on their forehead, which represents death and repentance.
Christians Around The World Observe Ash Wednesday, Start Of LentIt marks the beginning of Lent, the 40 days leading up to Easter. It's the holiest time for Christians.
Faithful Explain How They're Dealing With Ash Wednesday, Valentine's Day DichotomyOn this Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday, the faithful spoke about how they were handling the dichotomy of observances.
Ash Wednesday Marks The Beginning Of Lent On Christian CalendarLent is a 40-day period of prayer, penance and sacrifice in preparation for the celebration of Easter.
How Are People Handling Valentine's Day And Ash Wednesday On Same Day?This year, for the first time in decades, Ash Wednesday falls on the same day as Valentine’s Day.
New Jersey Students Celebrate The Start Of The Lenten SeasonAsh Wednesday marks the start of the Lenten Season for Catholics. At Our Lady the Visitation in Paramus, students are taking their promises very seriously.
Ash Wednesday Marks Last Day Of Masses For Parish In NJ MallIn Paramus, the Chapel of St. Therese has provided sanctuary at the intersection of retail and religion for nearly 50 years.
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 2014 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 2013 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.