Lent

Reader Input: We should always help the homeless

This is in response to the post in the Auburn Journal, on Friday, March 20 titled, “Stop welcoming criminal element.” The letter to the editor states that “all ...

Reader Input: Churches should return to basics

Several of the local churches, including the Catholic Church, have based their Lenten community weekly service on 12-step spirituality. If the many faith-based churches got back to ...

Auburn Christian groups hold ecumenical Lenten services

Several Auburn Christian groups have been working together to create a series of shared services to unite their respective organizations in observation of Lent, a religious season ...

Lent a good time to reflect

Wednesday, Feb. 22 was Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent — a good time for reflection and consciousness raising. A must-see is the magnificent painting of the face of the suff ...

Local churches unite to celebrate Lent

Six Auburn churches are joining together to offer a series of services geared at taking people through a most holy journey this Lenten season. Some local parishioners dove into a ...

Diets altered during season of Lent

Lent is not the time for lavish dinners. The 40-day period from Ash Wednesday through Holy Saturday, the day before Easter, is a time for penance, suggested by Christ’s 40 days ...