This Lent Will Be Live-Blogged

The Huffington Post is apparently going to liveblog all 40 days of Lent. However, they will not be discussing the fact that Newt Gingrich is reportedly giving up dessert (guess he already gave up leaving sick wives for younger women?). Editor Paul Raushenbush says that even without political commentary, they'll have… » 2/24/12 12:20pm 2/24/12 12:20pm

Callista Gingrich Says She's Giving Up Her Opinion for Lent

It's Lent, a time when Catholics like to remind us all how virtuous they are for resisting the urge to indulge in whatever pleasure they've chosen to temporarily give up. So what are Newt and Callista forgoing this year? Here's what they told NBC: » 2/22/12 11:15pm 2/22/12 11:15pm

Pastor Urges You To Keep Facebooking During Lent

Pastor Bruce Reyes-Chow talks about the importance of staying plugged into social media during Lent: "When taken seriously, it's a way that people have connected in community, both Facebook, Twitter and a variety of social media platforms, that it's actually how folks are engaging in church." » 3/19/11 3:00pm 3/19/11 3:00pm

Iowan Replaces Food with Beer For Lent

An Iowa man with two children and a very patient wife has decided to give up food for Lent and replace it with beer. The Chicago Tribune reports that while he's planning on subsisting exclusively on booze for the duration of the religious observance, J. Wilson isn't going to spend the 40-something days between Lent… » 3/13/11 3:14pm 3/13/11 3:14pm