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#Lent

The 9 rules of Lent every Irish person knows

This is official.

9 people who are just horribly wrong about pancakes

Tragically misguided.

From TheJournal.ie The Burning Question*: What do you put on your pancakes? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The Burning Question*: What do you put on your pancakes?

Let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

From TheJournal.ie Column: This Easter, think of those who made your chocolate eggs and bunnies Read Me

Column: This Easter, think of those who made your chocolate eggs and bunnies

Irish people are now spending more on chocolate per head of population than any other country in the world, but what do we know about where the chocolate we eat comes from, asks Jim Clarken.

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis presides over his first Good Friday ceremony New Job

Pope Francis presides over his first Good Friday ceremony

The pope has attended the Passion of Christ in St Peter’s Basilica ahead of a torch-lit procession at the Colosseum later tonight.

From TheJournal.ie In pics: 40 years of the Trócaire Lenten box Fundraising This post contains images

In pics: 40 years of the Trócaire Lenten box

Do you remember these designs?

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'If I could go back in time, I never would've put that first cigarette in my mouth' Read Me

Column: 'If I could go back in time, I never would've put that first cigarette in my mouth'

On National No Smoking Day, Joan Conway tells how she gave up smoking at 45 – after first taking up the habit at the tender age of 17.

From The42 8 things the Irish sports fan should give up for Lent Lent This post contains videos

8 things the Irish sports fan should give up for Lent

Give up them aul’ sins.

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: How do you like your pancakes? Pancakes

Open thread: How do you like your pancakes?

Happy Pancake Tuesday. Let’s get some eggs and do this thing…

From TheJournal.ie Column: If you're not religious, why observe a Lenten sacrifice? Opinion

Column: If you're not religious, why observe a Lenten sacrifice?

As children, we used to try to get out of Lenten obligations – now we use them as if they are a second chance at New Year’s resolutions.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Cardinal Rules - What NOT to do on your Lenten fast Humour

Column: Cardinal Rules - What NOT to do on your Lenten fast

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland tracks his colleague’s ‘progress’ with his sponsored fast – including an awkward incident with a chocolate Swiss roll…

From The42 Sacrifice: What these sportsmen ought to give up for Lent Baby Give It Up This post contains images

Sacrifice: What these sportsmen ought to give up for Lent

Jesus spent 40 days in the desert, the least these guys can do is show a little restraint.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you subscribe to the idea of a Lenten sacrifice? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you subscribe to the idea of a Lenten sacrifice?

Do you plan to “give up” some indulgence for Lent, for religious purposes or other reason? We’d like to know…

From TheJournal.ie Cardinal Rules Part 15: On Lenten bootcamp for priests Cardinal Rules

Cardinal Rules Part 15: On Lenten bootcamp for priests

The (not) Primate of All Ireland brings the Fathers on a pre-Easter retreat of expiation and self-flagellation. They also promise to give up pink M&Ms for Lent.

From TheJournal.ie Ten things you may not know about Ash Wednesday Ash Wednesday

Ten things you may not know about Ash Wednesday

Christians across the country will be observing the holy day – but how much do you know about it?