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Lent from a Latter-day Saint Perspective

Lent from a Latter-day Saint Perspective

Easter is a time of renewal and hope—the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ and His victory over the grave. In some Christian faiths, believers prepare themselves spiritually by observing a period of fasting and penitence called Lent. As a member of The...
Mormons Provide for the Poor

Mormons Provide for the Poor

On the first Sunday of each month Mormons, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,  designate that day as “Fast Sunday.” During this time Mormons engage in fasting and prayer. The prayers are individual and collective. The Mormon definition of...
Do Women Serve in LDS Church Leadership?

Do Women Serve in LDS Church Leadership?

Women and men are both invited to be leaders within The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons). Each local congregation (ward or branch) cannot function without both. The chief clergy amongst the men is the Bishop, which is similar to the pastor of a...
How Mormon families cope with illness

How Mormon families cope with illness

When someone is diagnosed with a debilitating disease, fear and despair take over for the moment and life comes to a standstill. Once the shock wears off, possibly life-altering decisions must be made, and what happens next may make or break the future of family...
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