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When Does Lent 2017 Start And End, And What Is Lent Anyway?

2017-03-02 20:27:13
Next Post >> Catholics and Anglicans alike mark Ash Wednesday with a symbol of the cross in ash on congregants' foreheads Reuters Lent is a 40-day religious observance that takes place before Easter celebration. During this time, Christians try to replicate Jesus Christ's sacrifice and resistance in the desert for 40 days. This year, Lent starts on March 1, Ash Wednesday, according...
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Interview with Two Disabled Dudes

2017-03-02 20:28:37
February 27, 2017 by Matt Lafleur Leave a Comment Tuesday, February 28, is the day Mardi Gras is celebrated this year. The day before Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent has been an annual party for many Catholics, especially the Cajuns. This year Mardi Gras also falls on Rare Disease Day. To find out more about this, I talked to two disabled dudes. Seriously. My good friends Kyle and Sean...
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Maybe We Need More Women in Health Insurance?

2017-03-02 20:43:25
February 27, 2017 by Libby Anne Leave a Comment This morning Donald Trump sent out this tweet : Description of tweet: Text reads “Great meeting with CEOs of leading U.S. health insurance companies who provide great healthcare to the American people.” Image shows Donald Trump sitting at a desk surrounded by 12 predominantly older businessmen (11 are white and 1 is black). I look at that...
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Hayao Miyazaki leaves retirement to work on new feature film

2017-03-03 06:21:28
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Pin it x To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video (Reuters/Yuya Shino) Hayao Miyazaki Cartoon Brew confirms Hayao Miyazaki, co-founder, director, producer, and artist of "Studio Ghibli," is leaving retirement via a tweet. Toshio Suzuki confirms at the Academy that Miyazaki is definitely...
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'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' spoilers: Game includes a horse that needs to be tamed, a sleeping giant, and lightning storms

2017-03-03 06:57:02
(The Legend of Zelda:Breath of the Wild Official) "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" is said to be an addicting game. "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" is not expected to arrive until this Friday, but those who have been privileged to play the game in advance are already raving about it as it comes with impressive story and gameplay elements that make it addicting. According...
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Here are the answers to the Ash Wednesday quiz. How did you do?

2017-03-02 20:27:51
1. What is Ash Wednesday A) Ash Wednesday is the day Jesus diedB) Ash Wednesday is the day Lent beginsC) Ash Wednesday is the day Jesus hosted the last supper Answer: B, Ash Wednesday is the day Lent begins. 2. Easter affects the day Ash Wednesday lands on - True Answer: True -- Ash Wednesday is 46 days before Easter Sunday. 3. The ashes on the forehead represent A) Mourning and...
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An Atheist's Guide to Lent

2017-03-02 20:28:38
Updated February 12, 2017 . What is Lent?: In the Christian liturgical calendar, Lent is the penitential period of 40 days from Ash Wednesday to Easter. Traditional Christians observances of Lent include fasting and penitence, both in preparation for Easter and as a way of spiritually “joining” Jesus with the fasting and meditation he did in the wilderness . For early Christians and...
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"This Grateful Heart" Connects Us to the Flow of Time and Seasons

2017-03-02 20:50:33
"This Grateful Heart" Connects Us to the Flow of Time and Seasons "This Grateful Heart" Connects Us to the Flow of Time and Seasons By Alden Solovy , 2/24/2017 Print After dawn but before sunrise, when the birds begin to sing in harmony, I pick up my small Moleskine notebook to write prayers. The 192-page, black hardcover notebook is lined, and on the last page of the notebook, I keep a...
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'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of The Wild' earns high praises prior to release

2017-03-03 06:56:00
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Pin it x To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video (facebook.com/LegendofZelda) "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" to release this week Nintendo will officially release the much-awaited installment of "The Legend of Zelda" series called "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" this...
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A Nazi Skeleton in the Family Closet

2017-03-03 07:09:10
xclusive: Canada’s fiercely anti-Russian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland says her Ukrainian grandfather struggled “to return freedom and democracy to Ukraine,” but she leaves out that he was a Nazi propagandist justifying the slaughter of Jews, writes Arina Tsukanova. By Arina Tsukanova On Jan. 10, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau replaced Foreign Minister Stephane Dion with...
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