Exception for Corned Beef on St. Patrick's Day for 2 Local ChurchesBoth organizations have requested and been granted dispensation by Archbishop Robert Carlson, who is urging those who attend the events to refrain from eating meat on another day that week.
Fish Fries Ramp Up Across St. LouisWhile most organizations begin their fries on the first Friday in Lent, Saint Peter's in Kirkwood did a pre-lent run-through last week.
Ash Wednesday Blessings Moved OutsideSeveral ministers moved the annual spreading of ashes on the forehead to the streets to reach more people.
Silent Vow: MO Teen Gives Up Speaking For Lent13-year-old Seneca boy hasn't uttered a word since March 9.
Mayor's Ball, Grand Parade Mark Mardi Gras' Last WeekendLast chance to party hardy before Lent begins Wednesday.

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