Fast Or Feast? Valentine's, Ash Wednesday On Same DayFor the first time in more than seven decades, the start of Lent and Valentine’s Day fall on the same day, posing a dilemma for Christians who have marked the day by indulging in a steak dinner or chocolates.
What Will You Give Up For Lent? Mardi Gras Feasting Begins Ash Wednesday's Period Of Self-DenialIt's Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday, and the night before Ash Wednesday, and while that means drinking, eating, frying up some pancakes, and maybe tossing some beads or baring your... well, let's just say come midnight, it's the polar opposite and time for self-reflection, spiritual focusing, and self-denial.
Clergy Members Ask Wells Fargo To Repent During SF Foreclosure ProtestDozens of clergy members and community activists rallied today outside the headquarters of Wells Fargo Bank in San Francisco in protest of what they say is rampant foreclosure abuse.