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Coolest Lent-Friendly Bars In Chicago

For those of you participating in Lent (or those of you who just enjoy a good fish fry!) — this article is for you. Here are a few Lenten menus, fish fry specials and seafood options to try out this Easter season.

02/27/2013

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Church Uses Texting To Engage Members During Lent

A Catholic Church in the northwestern suburbs tried something new on Wednesday to try to get occasional-Catholics to become more regular Mass-goers.

02/14/2013

Pastor Peggy McClanahan, of Pilgrim Faith United Church of Christ in Oak Lawn, offers Ash Wednesday rites to commuters at the Metra station on 95th Street on Feb. 13, 2013. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Some Pastors Offer ‘Ashes To Go’ For Commuters On Ash Wednesday

For the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday, some ministers were catering to commuters, by placing ashes on their foreheads as they waited for their trains.

WBBM Newsradio–02/13/2013

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Best Tuna In Chicago

Whether you’re looking for a delicious tuna meal for lent or just because you love tuna, this list has you covered. From sushi to the classic tuna melt, here are a few of the best places to try the big tuna in Chicago.

04/03/2012

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Mardi Gras Arrives In Chicago With Paczkis And Revelry

For Christians, this is Fat Tuesday – the day before the start of Lent.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2012

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Editor Gives Up Food For Lent, Drinks Only Beer, Water

After 24 days on an Lenten diet of beer and water, J. Wilson says what he really misses is savory food like feta cheese omelets and olives and pulled pork.

04/01/2011

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Ashes On-The-Go

Christians in Chicago are pausing to reflect on their lives and their faith. Many of those who could not find the time to make it to their church had their faith find them instead.

03/09/2011