Lent

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Justin Udo
April 14, 2019 - 12:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Christians throughout the Delaware Valley spent their Sunday observing the beginning of the holiest week of their calendar. Palm Sunday marks the start of Holy Week, the last week of Lent, leading up to Easter. “It's just a time where we can reflect, and we can...
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Reading Terminal Market
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Hadas Kuznits
March 06, 2019 - 7:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Wednesday is the first day of Lent. So, what are people giving up this year? Eddie Adams of Lancaster County got creative this year. "Well, I try to give things up for Lent. I'm starting this year thinking about giving up swearing!"  Midgie Scarmuzza of Ardmore and...
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Sean Lanigan of St. Peter's Episcopal Church
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Dan Wing
March 06, 2019 - 10:31 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Among the hustle and bustle of a morning commute at Jefferson Station on Wednesday morning was a sight that has become familiar over the past few years: a pair of fully robed clergy members marking people's foreheads with ashes before taking a moment for a prayer...
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Fastnachts at Haegele's Bakery in Mayfair
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Tim Jimenez
March 05, 2019 - 9:55 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — To celebrate Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, the day before Lent on the Christian calendar, many people flocked to a Northeast Philadelphia bakery for some traditional sweet treats. It's typical on Fat Tuesday for the line to be out the door at Haegele's Bakery in Mayfair...
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