lent

Frisky Rant: An Atheist’s Take On Lent

I wasn’t always an atheist. There was a period in my life in which I was Catholic, and I humbled myself by giving things up for Lent. Or, well, I…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 18, 2015 - 3:23 pm

5 Bad Dating Habits To Give Up For Lent

Besides just giving up  meat on Fridays (or pretending to when your parents ask), Lent is a great time to break bad habits. Just like the hose down Bourbon Street…

Cass Colin | February 22, 2012 - 4:00 pm

I Am Giving Up Being An Insecure Head Case For Lent

Happy Ash Wednesday! I’m not religious; is that the proper sentiment? Anyway, today begins the 40 days and 40 nights of Lent, a period where Christians — particularly Catholics, Lutherans,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 9, 2011 - 5:00 pm

Eight Things To Give Up For Lent

Yesterday was Mardi Gras, or “Fat Tuesday.” That means today is Ash Wednesday, or the first day of Lent. Since I’m not Catholic this all is a bunch of mumbo…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 25, 2009 - 9:00 pm