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Lent

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  • Cancer survivor finds comfort in Stations of the Cross

    Cancer survivor finds comfort in Stations of the Cross
    Alice Brown remembers the moment of dread when doctors diagnosed her with cancer. She imagines her terror and despair were much like what Jesus felt when he was sentenced to die on the cross. Surgery, radiation and chemotherapy seemed to defeat the...
  • Friday's Calendar

    Friday's Calendar
    FRIDAY Go Red for Women Kelly Perkins, a mountain climber and outdoor enthusiast who received a heart transplant in 1995, will be the keynote speaker at the eighth annual Go Red for Women Luncheon at the Balboa Bay Club & Resort, 1221 W. Coast Hwy.,...
  • Concert, food festival at St. Gregory of Nyssa Church

    Religion notices 'Let the Earth Be Glad' — A concert tour of sacred music of the Carpathian Mountains, Thu., Oct. 20, 7:30 p.m., St. Gregory of Nyssa Church, 12420 Old Gunpowder Road Spur, Beltsville. Performed by The seminary choir of The...
  • Lenten rose: Hellebores one of nicest winter-flowering, ground-covering plants for shade garden

    Lenten rose: Hellebores one of nicest winter-flowering, ground-covering  plants for shade garden
    There is no earthly good reason to have a bare yard in the winter, especially if you grow Hellebores, sometimes called Christmas Rose or Lenten Rose, depending on their bloom time. Bill Kidd, a horticulturist with McDonald Garden Center and an avid...
  • On Faith: Fasting in modern world has value

    Fasting might seem a grim topic in the midst of the Orange County Fair, beach picnics and the start of the Olympic Games. But highly observant Jews took part last weekend in Tisha B'Av, a 25-hour fast from food and drink to mark the destruction of the...
  • Shade gardening: 4 tips to help you garden without sunshine

    Shade gardening: 4 tips to help you garden without sunshine
    Gardening in shade can be just as beautiful as gardening in sun when you work with what you have. Here are some shade gardening tips from the National Garden Bureau ... www.ngb.org. Gardening in shade 1) Shade gardening often means trying to plant among...
  • Counter Intelligence: Bizarra Capital, a dreamland Mexican-style gastropub

    Counter Intelligence: Bizarra Capital, a dreamland Mexican-style gastropub
    I'm not sure if it was the influence of some carne asada fries during a recent trip to San Diego or a dinner at Guelaguetza accompanied by a particularly potent dose of mezcal, but I had a dream about mole fries a few weeks ago. It was a rather vivid one,...
  • Darden's Olive Garden, Red Lobster sales disappoint

    Darden Restaurants Inc.’s efforts to spruce up Olive Garden’s lagging sales, including national promotions and cost cuts, were “less effective than anticipated,” the company said while announcing its fiscal fourth-quarter...
  • VFW essay contest winners honored at Port post

    Last month at the Port Deposit VFW Post 8185, members from the four posts in District 10 gathered to present awards to the students who placed in the two VFW-sponsored essay contests, "Patriots Pen" for middle schoolers and "Voice of Democracy" for high...
  • Lenten Revival Services at St. Paul's Independent Church

    St. Paul's Independent Church will host a series of Revival Services in the church sanctuary, 5010 St. Paul's Road, Millers, beginning each evening at 6:30 p.m. from Monday, March 26 through Friday, March 30. The theme for the services is "Jesus Still...
  • La Vejigante: Creator Of Carnival Masks Brings Puerto Rican Tradition To Hartford

    La Vejigante: Creator Of Carnival Masks Brings Puerto Rican Tradition To Hartford
    Angel Sánchez Ortíz, 57, has been making "la vejigante" since he was a boy in Ponce, Puerto Rico. In Spanish, the word "vejigante" (literally, "giant bladder") refers to a colorful papier-mâché mask that is used during pre-Lenten festivals in February....