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  • Celebrating Mardi Gras, Austrian style

    Every year around this time, Sabine Schneider misses her native Austria, especially the month-long celebration known as Fasching. "There are a lot of events and balls during the season," Schneider said to a small group gathered at Kent Memorial Library's...
  • Winnetka church offers commuters 'Ashes to Go'

    Winnetka church offers commuters 'Ashes to Go'
    Braving the cold Ash Wednesday morning, pastors from the Winnetka Presbyterian Church brought church services directly to its community members on Feb. 18. Beginning at 6:15 a.m., the Rev. David Lower and Associate Pastor Adam Walker Cleaveland began...
  • NASCAR needs force-field technology to protect Danica from alien intruders

     NASCAR needs force-field technology to protect Danica from alien intruders
    Running off at the typewriter … Because Danica Patrick seems to crash anytime Denny Hamlin (or anyone else, for that matter) gets close to her, I think NASCAR needs to begin work immediately on some form of high-tech force-field technology....
  • On Ash Wednesday, two deacons deliver on the streets of Beverly Hills

    On Ash Wednesday, two deacons deliver on the streets of Beverly Hills
    Two deacons, one Episcopal, one Catholic, were standing on a street in Beverly Hills, in front of Tiffany's, across from Louis Vuitton. It could have been the set-up for a joke — and some passersby thought it might be. Or maybe somebody was...
  • Wegmans-Bethlehem leads chain in fastnacht sales

    Fastnacht Day was a sweet day for the Valley's three Wegmans locations. Wegmans-Bethlehem sold the highest number of fastnachts out of the chain's 85 locations, followed by Wegmans-Allentown at second and Wegmans-Nazareth at third. "The Lehigh Valley...
  • Club Calendar for Feb. 19

    Club meetings, luncheons and more around the county. SATURDAY, Feb. 21 Council of Catholic Nurses of Lake County: Registration due for Lenten Retreat to be held at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 28 at Marytown Retreat Center, Route 176 just west of Butterfield Road,...
  • Faithful wear ashes as symbol of penance

    Faithful wear ashes as symbol of penance
    Christians across the area observed Ash Wednesday on Wednesday, marking the beginning of the 40-day Lenten season and its tradition of prayer, fasting and giving as a prelude to Easter. At Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Winfield, the Rev. Thomas...
  • Bishop apologizes for oversights in Cook case

    Bishop apologizes for oversights in Cook case
    The head of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland apologized Wednesday for failing to recognize "warning signs" that Bishop Heather Elizabeth Cook — now facing drunken-driving and other charges in connection with a crash that killed a bicyclist —...
  • Ash Wednesday starts Lent today

    Ash Wednesday starts Lent today
    Orlando Catholic Diocese Bishop John Noonan will distribute ashes today during the 12:10 p.m. mass at St. James Cathedral in downtown Orlando. The ashes replicate an ancient penitential practice and symbolizes the dependence upon God's mercy and...
  • Churches Offer Drive-By Ashes On Ash Wednesday

    Churches Offer Drive-By Ashes On Ash Wednesday
    UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Too busy to stop in for an Ash Wednesday service? Some churches are offering drive-by ashes. Clergy at Advent Evangelical Lutheran Church in Upper Arlington, Ohio, applied ash to the foreheads of anyone who stopped...
  • 'Ashes To Go' offers Lenten ritual on the streets

    'Ashes To Go' offers Lenten ritual on the streets
    Armed with two pairs of socks, woolen vestments, a glove worn on one hand and heat packs in the other, Father Rev. Ken Saunders, was ready to perform the Ash Wednesday ritual. The Trinity Episcopal Church priest has spent now four Ash Wednesdays...