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Lent

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  • John Kass: Cardinal Francis George, the intellectual rock of American Catholicism

    Cardinal Francis George of Chicago -- the intellectual rock of the Roman Catholic Church in America -- died in his bed the other day. "I expect to die in my bed," George said years ago. These are the first few words of a controversial quote that set out...
  • Cardinal Francis George, the intellectual rock of American Catholicism

    Cardinal Francis George, the intellectual rock of American Catholicism
    Cardinal Francis George of Chicago — the intellectual rock of the Roman Catholic Church in America — died in his bed the other day. "I expect to die in my bed," George said years ago. These are the first few words of a controversial...
  • Orthodox Christians mark Easter this weekend

    Orthodox Christians mark Easter this weekend
    They've been abstaining from meat, dairy and egg products for weeks, and this weekend they'll dive into a feast like no other on their religious calendar. Orthodox Christians observe Easter this Sunday, a week later than most of their fellow...
  • Easy-to-make sweet rolls perfect for Easter morning

     Easy-to-make sweet rolls perfect for Easter morning
    There's a reason fresh-baked sweet yeast breads are beloved. The fresh-from-the-oven aroma is comforting and a warm roll filled with a sweet filling is a superb way to start a special day. Perhaps that's why the Easter season features an abundance of...
  • St. Raphael to host unconventional speaker

    A Naperville Catholic church has agreed to open its doors to an unconventional speaker during Lent — a self-proclaimed reformed mobster. The idea to invite Michael Franzese to Raphael Catholic Church to tell his story of sin and redemption came...
  • Enfield edition community news

    Elmira College Dean's List EAST WINDSOR - Madison Carolus '18, of the Broad Brook section of East Windsor, was named to the Dean's List for Academic Achievement for the fall 2014 term at Elmira College. The Dean's List recognizes students that have a...
  • Woodlands students pitch in to start music program at African school

    Woodlands students pitch in to start music program at African school
    Seeds planted when Woodlands Academy junior Mary Hurtgen was a third-grader have now sprouted into an effort to start a music program at a school in Africa. She got the idea from the Rev. Avitus Kiiguta, a Tanzanian native who previously served as...
  • Pictures in the News | Feb. 24, 2015

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, a Metrolink train derailed in Oxnard after slamming into a truck. At least 28 people were injured, four of them critically. The driver of the truck fled the scene but was taken into custody later, officials said....
  • Chris Higgins tells Women In Management group how to avoid 'bad guys'

    Chris Higgins tells Women In Management group how to avoid 'bad guys'
    The chilly weather did not deter members and guests from attending the annual lunch/meeting sponsored by the Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra. After lunch, Chris Higgins presented an informative program on data breach risk, a true eye opener as he...
  • Lindeman to lead LCCC service

    The topic “Artificial Harmony” will be explored by the Rev. Skip Lindeman this Sunday when he leads the 10 a.m. worship service at La CaƱada Congregational Church. Organist Joe Klice will provide special music for the morning, and the Chancel...
  • DP List: Fish restaurants for the Lenten season

    Lent is upon us, and many folks, especially Catholics, choose fish over meat. Fish should be a regular part of our diet, anyway, so the Lenten season is a great time to revisit this reminder. Here is a selective list of Peninsula restaurants that serve...