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Lent 2014

WikiWorship Lets Church Members Edit The Sermon

Amanda Greene | Religion News Service | Posted 07.15.2014 | Religion

WILMINGTON, N.C. (RNS) Turning part of the message over to church members is the concept behind a new worship model called WikiWorship. Yes, that...

Pope Francis Departs For Weeklong Lenten Retreat

AP | Posted 03.10.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has traveled to a retreat outside Rome aboard a bus with cardinals and bishops. Francis and the heads of Vatican o...

TABLE TALK: The Meaning Of Lent

Posted 03.07.2014 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Topic: The Meaning Of Lent Story to read: Lenten Fast With Praye...

PHOTOS: New York Celebrates Ash Wednesday

Posted 03.06.2014 | Religion

The Huffington Post hit the streets on Ash Wednesday to see how New Yorkers were observing the start of Lent. Christians in the Big Apple had ash pla...

Daily Meditation: Blessed Are The Meek

Posted 03.06.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Top 100 Things People Are Giving Up For Lent (According To Twitter)

Posted 03.05.2014 | Religion

It is widely understood that Lent is a period of fasting and sacrifice, but what are people actually giving up for the 40-day fast? OpenBible’s 2...

Lent Begins! Share Your Experiences With Our Live Blog

Posted 03.05.2014 | Religion

The 40 days of Lent that lead to Easter are the most sacred and spiritually powerful in the Christian calendar. From the Ash Wednesday reminder to 're...

Ash Wednesday Begins

Posted 03.06.2014 | Religion

Ash Wednesday is observed on March 5, in 2014. The Christian holy day marks the beginning of Lent, a 40-day season of fasting that is considered pre...

Pope Francis Wants You To Focus On The Poor This Lent

Posted 01.31.2014 | Religion

Pope Francis has picked the theme "He became poor, so that by his poverty you might become rich," for his Lenten message this year, according to a Vat...