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Carnavales are a huge part of Hispanic culture because they represent a mix of tradition, indigenous heritage, and symbolism.

Carnaval Season Comes to an End

Emara Sáez, Junior Staff Writer
February 27, 2020
Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent in Western churches.
(Photo Credit: Elle Lehman/Achona Online)

Have You Kept Up With Your Lenten Promise?

Elle Lehman, Senior Staff Writer
March 27, 2018
Photo Credit: Gretchen Swenson (Achona Online/ Piktochart)
The lenten fast from negativity does not stop on weekdays. The Instagram is updated, even on weekends, to keep the students and teachers accountable.

AHN’s Lenten Fast from Negativity

Gretchen Swenson, Senior Staff Writer
February 26, 2018
Catholics used to abstain from meat every Friday instead of just during Lent.

Meals To Eat On Friday During Lent

Lauren Pieper, Senior Staff Writer
February 20, 2018
Lent lasts 40 days and ends on Easter Sunday, which is when the Church celebrates Jesus' Resurrection.

Students and Faculty Choose Lenten Promises

Juliana Ferrie, Junior Staff Writer
February 9, 2018
There is actually 46 days in between Ash Wednesday and Easter because Lent does not include Sundays.

Guide to the Lenten Season

Kendall Bulleit, Editor-in-Cheif
March 8, 2017
Junior Natalie Smith receives her ashes at Ash Wednesday mass, making the start of her lenten promise, giving up soda.

Academy’s sharing and caring during Lent

Jeanine Ramirez, Sophomore Staff Writer
March 10, 2014
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