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Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterCALEXICO — The holiday season is usually thought to be over with New Year’s, but many forget about Jan. 6 and Three Kings Day, or Epiphany, a festivity widely celebrated around the world and particularly in the Mexican communities such as...
Tags: Mexico, Hot Cocoa, Planned Parenthood, Breads
Nearly 20 years after he was imprisoned, Juan Rivera walked out of Stateville Correctional Center and into a throng of jubilant family members Friday evening after he was exonerated in the murder of a Waukegan baby sitter. His release came less than...
WGNO NewsToday marks the beginning of the 12 Days of Christmas, a period that ends on January 6th with the feast of the Epiphany. To celebrate, the Friends of the Cabildo is hosting a special Creole Christmas tour. On Monday and Tuesday, guests will go on a self-...
Tags: Holidays, Religious Festivals
Pope Benedict XVI decried the increasing commercialization of Christmas as he celebrated Christmas Eve Mass on Saturday night, urging the faithful to look beyond the holiday’s “superficial glitter” to discover its true meaning. Benedict...
Local artist Paul Batch displays some of his small landscape paintings, perfect for post-holiday giving, or a unique Three Kings Day gift idea. Batch plays with light in his paintings, to capture the mood of transitional moments like a sunset or a passing...
Tags: Arts, Painting, Arts and Culture, Arts, Fine Arts
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Meyersdale, the Rev. Frank E. Harpster III, lists the schedule. Sunday: 9:15 a.m. Sunday school, 10:30 a.m. worship, newsletter articles and servers lists due today Tuesday: 4:30 to 6 p.m....
The Religion WorldHow the birth of Jesus is portrayed in art has changed over time and often reflects the culture and times of the artists, according to scholars at the Baylor University. In these times, a nativity scene may show Mary exhausted by childbirth while Joseph...
Daily DishCelebrate Three Kings Day with Rosca de Reyes...
The Religion WorldSt. George Orthodox Church is continuing its long tradition of young men diving for a gold cross tossed into the waters of Lake Eola in downtown Orlando at 11:45 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012. The event is held in conjunction with the celebration of...
December is that special time when several holidays are shared. Use these titles to help your children learn, understand and appreciate the holidays of others. "Bear's First Christmas," by Robert Kinerk (Ages birth to 5) Under the stars, the bear...
At our house this year, we used an Advent calendar that didn't have any chocolates in it — just little doors that opened on Bible verses and pictures of magi under starry skies. But even without the chocolates, Thing Two, the younger daughter, was...
Tags: Christianity, Music, Walmart, Holidays, Religious Festivals
TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. — The Greeks started filing into church about 8 a.m., but I'm neither Greek nor churchgoing, so I spent the morning walking. I started where everyone would be in a few hours: the bayou just off the downtown, where more than...
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Nov 29, 2011 |Story| Chicago Tribune
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