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Lent

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  • Foods at the heart of Easter celebrations in Scandinavia

    Foods at the heart of Easter celebrations  in Scandinavia
    Easter in Scandinavia, like many holiday celebrations in this part of the world, is a colorful patchwork of customs, including bits and pieces of a lot of things: Passover, the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the Easter bunny, cute witches, huge...
  • Catholics observe Good Friday at Lake Eola

    Catholics observe Good Friday at Lake Eola
    Led by Bishop John Noonan, hundreds of Catholics from the Diocese of Orlando marked Good Friday at Lake Eola Park by participating in the Stations of the Cross, a 14-part ceremony that depicts Jesus' death. Amid sunny skies and warm temperatures, the...
  • Thousands Flock To Easter Mass At St. Pat's

    Thousands Flock To Easter Mass At St. Pat's
    Approximately 3,000 of the faithful here and from across the country packed St. Patrick's Cathedral for Easter Sunday Mass. Archbishop Timothy Dolan reminded worshippers that "God has the last word," saying the joy of Easter will forever trump the evil...
  • Beads, balls and Moon Pies: Mardi Gras in Mobile, Ala.

    Beads, balls and Moon Pies: Mardi Gras in Mobile, Ala.
    Think Mardi Gras and your thoughts are apt to turn to New Orleans, where the celebration of the last day before Lent gives new meaning to the word "raucous." Fat Tuesday typically becomes a day of parades and revelry, the latter turning the French Quarter...
  • Thursday's Calendar

    Thursday's Calendar
    THURSDAY Their Story The Claire Trevor School of the Arts at UC Irvine presents "Our Jets & Sharks Story: Then and Now," an author lecture and book signing by cast members from the movie "West Side Story." The even is from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Winifred...
  • Not so good a Friday for some Orioles fans

    Not so good a Friday for some Orioles fans
    Many fans have lost hope as the Orioles have posted a dismal record over the past 14 seasons. Now the team is starting its new season by testing the faith of some of them as well. Friday is Opening Day for the Baltimore Orioles, as well as for 17 other...
  • Go to Church...Get a Car?

    Go to Church...Get a Car?
    For believers who may not be as regular with their attendance as their pastors would like, this is one of the two weekends of the year they most definitely show up. So is a big stunt the right thing to encourage a quicker return trip or is it just in bad...
  • CTA pilgrimage of 143 stations

    CTA pilgrimage of 143 stations
    Like some Chicago Catholics, Aidan Gillespie of Pilsen performed the Stations of the Cross last week to prepare for Easter—except he did it using CTA stations. Gillespie, 24, said he traveled the length of the CTA rail system to visit 10 churches...
  • King cakes are a great way to indulge before Lent

    King cakes are a great way to indulge before Lent
    At first sight, it comes across as, well, a little unusual. A large wreath-shaped cake bedazzled in vibrant shades of purple, green and gold — there's nothing subtle about it. It might be flavored simply with a touch of cinnamon sugar, or maybe it's...
  • Anne Arundel County religion briefs

    'Soup and Study' The Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer, 7606 Quarterfield Road in Glen Burnie,  will host "Lenten Soup and Study" on Wednesdays through March 28. Start time is 6 p.m. with a meal of soup, bread and dessert followed by the study video...
  • Pancakes are traditional Fat Tuesday fare

    Pancakes are traditional Fat Tuesday fare
    Come Tuesday, if you aren't marching in a parade or eating a King cake in celebration of Carnival or Mardi Gras, there's a good chance you'll be eating pancakes. That is the other traditional food of Fat Tuesday. Also known as Shrove Tuesday, the...