Students Who Observe Lent

Students Who Observe Lent

Every year when Ash Wednesday comes around, people emerge from St. Saviour’s Chapel after a service with the ashes of palm leaves on their foreheads, marking the start of the Lent. There are both religious and secular students who observe Lent, the 40-day period when Christians prepare for Easter Sunday through fasting and service. Seventeen […]

Christians resist devil's temptations for 40 days

By David Alpert and Lauren Rose Marco Sisto ’08 swore off candy, but gave up and switched to breaking his nail-biting habit. Ryan Martin-Patterson ’07 is giving up chocolate. Michael Casey ’07 isn’t giving up anything tangible, instead devoting more time to prayer to deepen his relationship with God. Some Christian students and teachers across campus […]