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As area Christians observe Ash Wednesday tomorrow, the spiritual leaders of one local church will be taking it to the street — the ashes, that is. In a new take on a centuries-old Christian tradition, the Rev. Marya DeCarlen, rector of St. James Episcopal Church in Groveland, will offer “Ashes to…
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Despite its prime location facing Boston Common, it is easy to walk past St. Paul’s sober Greek revival portico and mistake it for a shuttered bank. Until now. The new renovation, the dean explained, would embody the parish’s spirit of outreach with a bold design for the church’s unfinished…
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Kaia Stern, a lecturer at Harvard Divinity School, called the Harvard Interfaith Prison Education program an invaluable step towards fixing a prison system in “crisis” at the program’s official kick-off event Thursday evening. HIPE pairs mentors with incarcerated individuals working towards their…
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This sounds strange, but Ash Wednesday is one of my favorite days. We get to tell the truth, about the fact that we're dust, that our lives will end, and that even if we try our best, we are going to mess up. People bring back the palms they got on Palm Sunday [last year and then] stuck behind a…
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March Madness, meet Lent Madness. The NCAA basketball tournament that drives millions to fill out their brackets and cheer ardently for their team now has a knock-off of the highest order. Two Episcopal priests have turned the bracket format into a showdown of saints. They run LentMadness.org to…