Ethics and Religion Talk: Must You be Morally Pure to Dispense Sacraments?

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 02-28-2022 under OPINION

Cathy writes: “We have been encouraged to follow the Lenten Gospel Reflections of Bishop Robert Barron during Lent. I am still reeling from an article in which he says ‘In the fourth century, St. Augustine faced the challenge of the...

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Ethics and Religion Talk: What Should I Do for Lent?

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 03-04-2019 under OPINION

Editor’s note: Part two of the responses to the question on the stigma of dying will appear next week, so we can answer this question about Lent, which begins on Ash Wednesday, this coming March 6. For those unfamiliar with Lent, it is a...

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Step Quietly into March at Dominican Center

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 03-01-2014 under NONPROFITS

A new series of programs have been developed at Dominican Center to draw you out of the long, difficult West Michigan winter. The season of Lent begins on March 5 with Ash Wednesday. Traditionally, Lent is the Christian season of preparation before...

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Edelweiss Club of Grand Rapids to celebrate last days before Lent with Fasching Dance

by (Holly)

Submitted 02-19-2014 under NEWS

The Edelweiss Club of Grand Rapids is hosting a Fasching Dance this Saturday, February 22 from 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Latvian Hall (504 Grand Avenue NE). “Fasching” a traditional carnival in southern Germany, traditionally...

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