| Jan 8, 2014
| 6:00 AM
As family trees go, the one created inside Canterbury Cathedral nearly a thousand years ago is pretty impressive.
Monumental stained-glass windows feature nearly life-size figures that represent the ancestors of Christ. The lineup starts with Adam and...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 9:20 AM
There’s a whiff of publicity stunt about Esquire magazine’s decision to name Pope Francis its “Best Dressed Man of 2013.” But the magazine’s editors are pretty astute in recognizing that the pope’s “black shoes...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 12:57 PM
Newport-Mesa has lost a bellwether and an icon.
Retired Orange Coast College history professor Giles T. Brown died Saturday. He was 97.
The 65-year Newport Beach resident was modest and unassuming.
Brown was the college's last surviving charter...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Letitia Clark Sexton, a volunteer tutor and former department store designer, died of congestive heart failure Dec. 20 at the Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. She was 90 and had lived in Stevenson.
Born Letitia Clark in Baltimore and raised...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 4:18 PM
WASHINGTON — When a White House speechwriter turned in a draft of a major speech on economic policy this month, President Obama sent it back with an unusual instruction: Add a reference to the pope.
The final version of the speech quoted...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 8:46 AM
A community-wide effort to assist homeless people in Gloucester is preparing to launch in January.
Called Gloucester United Emergency Shelter Team, or GUEST, the group is composed of community members, churches and other organizations, said Fr. Kevin...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 3:02 PM
You want a Christmas miracle? Seraphic Fire’s “Angels We Have Heard on High,” a soul-stirring holiday concert performed by candlelight at Sunshine Cathedral in Fort Lauderdale Tuesday night, still has a handful of seats available....
| Dec 20, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Alicia I. Floyd, a homemaker and volunteer, died Dec. 13 of Alzheimer's disease at her home in the Brightwood retirement community in Lutherville. She was 75.
The daughter of George Dudley Iverson IV and Gertrude Rausch Iverson, the former Alicia Lee...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 8:14 AM
While there is no shortage of irreverence attached to SantaCon, the annual march of the Kringles and their cheeky elves, the most important spirits indulged in along Las Olas Boulevard on Saturday night will not be found in a glass.
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:25 AM
Bella Voce: Andrew Lewis takes his chamber choir on a Christmas journey through distant lands and centuries with fresh arrangements of favorite holiday pieces, along with Renaissance classics. 7:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Procopius Abbey, 5601 College Road,...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:06 PM
We predict that holiday fun and reindeer games will blanket the region in weeks ahead. So, here's a road map to help you navigate through the blizzard of mirth and the avalanche of good cheer.
May your bells forever jingle and your sleigh never get...