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Lent

A collection of news and information related to Lent published by this site and its partners.

Top Lent Articles

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  • Gifts inspired by Lent (or Mardi Gras): Temptation

     
    In the days leading up to Mardi Gras, we've been giving you gift ideas inspired by the seven deadly sins. Come Lent (which starts on Wednesday), you might be regretting the sins -- but not the gifts. Today is our......
  • About (Late) Last Night: On 'Conan,' Pee-wee Herman and the story of Lent [video]

     
    Pee-wee Herman drops by Conan to tell the story of Lent on Ash Wednesday....
  • Your Easter dining guide

     
    Many Los Angeles-area restaurants are offering special dishes or deals for Easter. Here are just a few, listed in alphabetical order. If you know about any other offerings tell us in the comments section below: A.O.C. Suzanne Goin’s small plates.......
  • April 25 buzz: Sugar detox, same-sex marriage, online poker

     
    Most viewed: 40 days, 40 nights, no sugar As we continue indulging in chocolate bunnies and marshmallow Peeps in the name of Easter, so too do people keep coming to Diana Wagman’s Friday Op-Ed article about how spirituality helped her......
  • Beads, balls and Moon Pies: Mardi Gras in Mobile, Ala.

    Beads, balls and Moon Pies: Mardi Gras in Mobile, Ala.
    Think Mardi Gras and your thoughts are apt to turn to New Orleans, where the celebration of the last day before Lent gives new meaning to the word "raucous." Fat Tuesday typically becomes a day of parades and revelry, the latter turning the French Quarter...
  • Who needs trendy?

    When it comes to cuisine, we're all time's fools. We eagerly eat the kind of food that's being cooked in our own day and forget the older dishes. Look in a cookbook from a couple of decades ago and you'll be struck by faded old names--tapioca pudding,...
  • Author D.J. Waldie on the greatest gift

    Author D.J. Waldie on the greatest gift
    I was going to bring something to the office for the holidays the other day. I pulled out my mother's baking sheets and thought, but only for a moment, that I should make a couple dozen chocolate chip cookies, straight from the recipe on the bag of...
  • Hearing loss has its advantages at home

    Hearing loss has its advantages at home
    I'm pretty much deaf now. The male ear can withstand only so many gripes, accusations, hissy fits and requests for cash before the eardrum itself -- like a tiny silk pizza -- just implodes on itself. My left eardrum went the other day. First, there was a...
  • 'The Year Before the Flood: A Story of New Orleans' by Ned Sublette

    'The Year Before the Flood: A Story of New Orleans' by Ned Sublette
    Musician and historian Ned Sublette couldn't say no to a Tulane University fellowship that brought him and his wife to New Orleans from 2004 to 2005. "We acted as if it wouldn't be there tomorrow," Sublette writes in the introduction to "The Year Before...
  • Stations of the Cross, with a youthful cast

    Stations of the Cross, with a youthful cast
    In a Holy Week ritual hearking back to medieval Spain, teenagers from seven East Los Angeles parishes donned costumes Sunday to reenact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Several dozen youths, garbed in the vivid red cloaks and brass helmets of Roman...
  • Polkas, jazz and Dixieland at Mass: Lord have mercy

    The sanctuary of St. Cyril of Jerusalem Church resounded with the peal of a Dixieland trumpet playing "When the Saints Go Marching In." But in their entry down the aisle, the jubilant choir switched to the Greek liturgy: Kyrie eleison, Christe eleison,...