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Local church offers ‘Ashes to Go’

The Wednesday after Mardi Gras is known as Ash Wednesday or the first day of Lent. Ash Wednesday is a Christian Holy Day of...

Fish markets gear up for Good Friday

It’s a tradition millions of people follow: eating fish on Good Friday. The fishy feast is as much a part of Easter as chocolate eggs...

Coast restaurants prepare for Lent

Today marks the start of the Lenten season and local restaurants are gearing up for business. With most people not choosing to eat meat...

What is used to make ashes for Ash Wednesday?

You might be wondering where the ashes come from that are used on Ash Wednesday. It might surprise you, but the process actually starts the...

Ashes to Go for Ash Wednesday

Convenience is key and that is just what this modern twist on Ash Wednesday is all about. Clergymen and women braved the cold this...

Ashes to Go

Today is the first day of Lent and members of some Christian denominations throughout the world are pouring into church for the traditional means...

Locals talk Lent sacrifices

Today is Ash Wednesday and that means it is now the start of Lent and the end of the Mardi Gras season. Some Gulfport residents...

Local Restaurants Not Required to Offer Lent Menu

While schools may be offering different options to students for lent, local restaurants could be a different story.

Local Schools Providing Options for Lent Season

While it's a daily requirement for schools in south Mississippi to offer strictly vegetarian lunches, the Ocean Springs School District makes special changes to its school menu during Lent to better serve the needs and beliefs of their Catholic students.

Local Catholics Honor Ash Wednesday with Special Service

Wednesday, Catholics around the world entered church and left with an ashen cross on their foreheads.

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