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Catholics begin holy season of Lent with Ash Wednesday

Alyse Riffer, Reporter February 21, 2023

The observance of Ash Wednesday starts off the holy period of Lent with an intimate mass liturgy in the Catholic church. Senior psychology major Hannah Fender oversees the Catholic Student Association...

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Author, activist Mimi Lemay reaches out to the Ohio LGBTQ+ community

Brianna Camp reporter February 1, 2021

During a virtual book festival event held by the Beachwood Ohio Mandel Jewish Community Center last Tuesday, author and activist Mimi Lemay shared the story of her family’s “journey of transformation.”As...

Those in attendance get their soup at the KSU Catholic Associations inaugural Soup and Scripture event Wednesday, Feb. 6.

Catholic Association brings people together with new ‘Soup and Scripture’ event

Cole King February 12, 2019

Kent State University’s Catholic Association has come up with a new way to get people of all ages to come together for a fun and healthy discussion, as well as a way to discuss God. The Newman Center...

Religion discussion panel gives students a voice

Megan Ferguson March 8, 2017

Kent Student Center Programming sponsored a student voices event for those of various faiths to learn about different religious perspectives.“When you learn about a new religion or culture, it will change...

Kent State observes Easter with tradition and renewal

Skye McEowen April 5, 2015

At the end of the Lenten period, a period of penance and fasting, Christians around Kent and the world observed Easter on April 5. The University Parish Newman Center served as one place of worship where...

 Physics major Paul Billig makes a peanut butter and jelly sandwich in the Newman Center on Saturday March 14, 2015. Students from the Christian Student Association and the Muslim Student Association worked together in this interfaith community serivce project and created hygine packs and lunches for underprivledged in the area.

Religious organizations come together to help those in need

Skye McEowen March 15, 2015

Many faiths have a duty to help others in need and work together in order to promote that greater good. Saturday was no exception as students from the Catholic Student Association, Muslim Student Association...

Junior aeronautics major Taylor Robinson receives ashes on his forehead from Fr. Steven Agostino during the evening Ash Wednesday mass at the Newman Center on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015.

Newman Center observes Ash Wednesday, Lent

Skye McEowen February 18, 2015

On a snowy Ash Wednesday, worshippers flocked to the University Parish Newman Center to receive their symbolic crosses and have mass. They also began a season of prayer and penance, sitting before Father...

Guest column: Comeuppance of archbishop not for him alone

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer April 6, 2014

The following editorial appeared in the Columbus (Ga.) Ledger-Enquirer on Thursday, April 3:The outrage over Atlanta Archbishop Wilton Gregory's Buckhead mansion has been headline news all over the country...

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