The Chimes

Reflection on first Lent experience

Andrew Entzminger, Writer

April 19, 2012

Happy Eastertide, faithful readers. I’m sad to say that this is the final blog post of this series. I sincerely hope you have enjoyed traveling through Lent and into Easter with me, and that you have learned as much as...

practicing confession

practicing confession

March 29, 2012

focus on God through fasting

Andrew Entzminger, Writer

March 14, 2012

Here it is, the much-anticipated new post on the weekly blog about Lent. This week’s post will answer the obvious question regarding Lent: “What is fasting, what does it do and why participate?” Defining fasting Well, fasting is the wil...

Lenten fast dates back to Council of Nicea

Andrew Entzminger, Writer

March 7, 2012

It’s Andrew again, back for another round of Lent facts. This week the post is all about the origin of Lent. Origin of the Lenten fast Well, the church fathers around the fifth century claimed that the Lenten fast was of apostolic i...

observing penitential season of Lent

Andrew Entzminger, Writer

February 29, 2012

My name is Andrew Entzminger. I’m a junior journalism major and I’ll be bringing you all of the latest Lent happenings over the next seven weeks. I will touch on such exciting topics as what Lent is, why we celebrate it, ho...

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