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#Lent

# lent - All time

10 things every Irish person knows to be true about Lent
# Truths
From The Daily Edge
# Truths

10 things every Irish person knows to be true about Lent

Feb 18th 2015, 1:14 PM 13,793 Views 12 Comments

The smugness! The Trócaire Box! The cravings!

You're not alone - 7 people who have already broken their Lent promises
# Broken Promises
From The Daily Edge
# Broken Promises

You're not alone - 7 people who have already broken their Lent promises

Feb 18th 2015, 10:36 AM 5,358 Views 4 Comments

Oh well, you tried.

Why are so many non-religious people still giving things up for Lent?
# Give Up Your Aul Sins
# Give Up Your Aul Sins

Why are so many non-religious people still giving things up for Lent?

Feb 18th 2015, 6:15 AM 14,990 Views 40 Comments

Many Christian traditions have lost their appeal but Lent remains popular, for good reasons, lifestyle experts say.

Quiz: Will You Succeed At Giving Up For Lent?
# Lenten Promise
From The Daily Edge
# Lenten Promise

Quiz: Will You Succeed At Giving Up For Lent?

Feb 17th 2015, 9:30 PM 6,323 Views 3 Comments

Can you make it all the way? Take our quiz and find out.

Open thread: What's the weirdest thing you've ever done for Lent?
# Forty Days And Forty Nights
# Forty Days And Forty Nights

Open thread: What's the weirdest thing you've ever done for Lent?

Feb 17th 2015, 8:15 PM 15,405 Views 31 Comments

…Or plan to do this time.

Woman sees the face of Jesus in her pancake on Good Friday
# Easter Feast
From The Daily Edge
# Easter Feast

Woman sees the face of Jesus in her pancake on Good Friday

Apr 24th 2014, 10:02 AM 2,314 Views 7 Comments

It was a GREAT Friday (sigh) for this Los Angeles café owner.

The Essential Guide to Breaking Your Lenten Fast
# Breaking Lent
From The Daily Edge
# Breaking Lent

The Essential Guide to Breaking Your Lenten Fast

Apr 20th 2014, 9:30 AM 18,458 Views 24 Comments

Today, we can do WHATEVER WE WANT.

Irish people can save the most cash by being good during Lent, say statistics
# Almost There
From The Daily Edge
# Almost There

Irish people can save the most cash by being good during Lent, say statistics

Apr 19th 2014, 3:32 PM 1,817 Views 1 Comment

If you give up drink, cigarettes, fast food, coffee and sweets you could save around €550.

All of these people have already failed at Lent
# I Give Up
From The Daily Edge
# I Give Up

All of these people have already failed at Lent

Mar 5th 2014, 2:17 PM 4,038 Views 0 Comments

They just couldn’t make it through those 40 days and 40 nights.

11 Ash Wednesday chat-up lines guaranteed to make you cringe
# Dat Ash
From The Daily Edge
# Dat Ash

11 Ash Wednesday chat-up lines guaranteed to make you cringe

Mar 5th 2014, 1:06 PM 32,929 Views 42 Comments

#AshWednesdayChatupLines at your SERVICE.

Poll: How long on average do you last in your Lenten vows?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How long on average do you last in your Lenten vows?

Mar 5th 2014, 9:31 AM 9,400 Views 130 Comments

Will you make it to Palm Sunday?

The 9 rules of Lent every Irish person knows
# The Rules
From The Daily Edge
# The Rules

The 9 rules of Lent every Irish person knows

Mar 4th 2014, 9:30 PM 84,835 Views 81 Comments

This is official.

9 people who are just horribly wrong about pancakes
# Pancake Tuesday
From The Daily Edge
# Pancake Tuesday

9 people who are just horribly wrong about pancakes

Mar 4th 2014, 6:30 PM 5,173 Views 4 Comments

Tragically misguided.

The Burning Question*: What do you put on your pancakes?
# Dilemma
# Dilemma

The Burning Question*: What do you put on your pancakes?

Mar 3rd 2014, 3:30 PM 18,332 Views 109 Comments

Let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

Column: This Easter, think of those who made your chocolate eggs and bunnies
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: This Easter, think of those who made your chocolate eggs and bunnies

Mar 31st 2013, 12:00 PM 87 Views 30 Comments

Irish people are now spending more on chocolate per head of population than any other country in the world, but what do we know about where the chocolate we eat comes from, asks Jim Clarken.

Pope Francis presides over his first Good Friday ceremony
# New Job
# New Job

Pope Francis presides over his first Good Friday ceremony

Mar 29th 2013, 5:09 PM 11,326 Views 55 Comments

The pope has attended the Passion of Christ in St Peter’s Basilica ahead of a torch-lit procession at the Colosseum later tonight.

In pics: 40 years of the Trócaire Lenten box
# Fundraising
# Fundraising

In pics: 40 years of the Trócaire Lenten box

Mar 5th 2013, 7:15 AM 7,867 Views 23 Comments

Do you remember these designs?

Column: 'If I could go back in time, I never would've put that first cigarette in my mouth'
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: 'If I could go back in time, I never would've put that first cigarette in my mouth'

Feb 13th 2013, 7:00 AM 2,990 Views 65 Comments

On National No Smoking Day, Joan Conway tells how she gave up smoking at 45 – after first taking up the habit at the tender age of 17.

8 things the Irish sports fan should give up for Lent
# Lent
From The42
# Lent

8 things the Irish sports fan should give up for Lent

Feb 13th 2013, 7:00 AM 11,320 Views 20 Comments

Give up them aul’ sins.

Open thread: How do you like your pancakes?
# Pancakes
# Pancakes

Open thread: How do you like your pancakes?

Feb 12th 2013, 11:47 AM 9,013 Views 76 Comments

Happy Pancake Tuesday. Let’s get some eggs and do this thing…

Column: If you're not religious, why observe a Lenten sacrifice?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: If you're not religious, why observe a Lenten sacrifice?

Feb 27th 2012, 7:30 AM 832 Views 44 Comments

As children, we used to try to get out of Lenten obligations – now we use them as if they are a second chance at New Year’s resolutions.

Column: Cardinal Rules - What NOT to do on your Lenten fast
# Humour
# Humour

Column: Cardinal Rules - What NOT to do on your Lenten fast

Feb 24th 2012, 7:30 PM 54 Views 14 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland tracks his colleague’s ‘progress’ with his sponsored fast – including an awkward incident with a chocolate Swiss roll…

Sacrifice: What these sportsmen ought to give up for Lent
# Baby Give It Up
From The42
# Baby Give It Up

Sacrifice: What these sportsmen ought to give up for Lent

Feb 22nd 2012, 3:18 PM 1,230 Views 0 Comments

Jesus spent 40 days in the desert, the least these guys can do is show a little restraint.

Cardinal Rules Part 15: On Lenten bootcamp for priests
# Cardinal Rules
# Cardinal Rules

Cardinal Rules Part 15: On Lenten bootcamp for priests

Mar 11th 2011, 7:04 PM 19 Views 7 Comments

The (not) Primate of All Ireland brings the Fathers on a pre-Easter retreat of expiation and self-flagellation. They also promise to give up pink M&Ms for Lent.

Ten things you may not know about Ash Wednesday
# Ash Wednesday
# Ash Wednesday

Ten things you may not know about Ash Wednesday

Mar 9th 2011, 11:47 AM 6,156 Views 4 Comments

Christians across the country will be observing the holy day – but how much do you know about it?