A Word From The Pope

Pope Francis’ 2014 Lent Message to his church

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent for Christians around the world, and with it comes the 46-day countdown to Easter. The religious observance gets its name from the practice of having a cross of ashes placed on the worshipper’s forehead. The ash cross is a symbol for mourning to God and a reminder of human mortality.  Pope Francis had a special message to all those faithful followers to help be reminded of the true spirit and the essence of Ash Wednesday. Continue reading

Easter Candy and its Ingredients

Easter is celebrated with family meals, egg hunts and church services. It doesn’t seem to matter if you’re Catholic or Baptist; it’s true that with Easter comes candy. In fact, the average child will eat about $36 worth of candy this Easter. Just FYI, that’s a lot of candy. Be careful though, there is a dark side to Easter candy and its ingredients.


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