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Lent

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  • Look for Full Snow Moon, International Space Station in night sky this week

    Look for Full Snow Moon, International Space Station in night sky this week
    The moon reaches its “fullest” phase at 3:26 p.m. today, so when it rises at about 6:05 p.m., it will be shining brightly, with clear skies expected. The International Space Station will meanwhile make a few passes over Maryland this week, but...
  • Swearing in

    Last week’s Hancock municipal election saw local veterinarian Dr. Dan Murphy re-elected to a ninth consecutive term as mayor.¬† He is now the longest serving mayor in Hancock history. Two citizens new to Town Council, Dr. Ralph Salvagno and Homer...
  • The Pope Retires

    The Pope Retires
    Pope Benedict XVI has unexpectedly resigned, citing “advanced age” as the reason. Benedict, who is 85 years old, is the first Pope to retire in nearly 600 years. He blamed his deteriorating body and mind for the decision, leading many to...
  • Roanoke Catholic has big challenge explaining Pope's resignation

    Roanoke Catholic has big challenge explaining Pope's resignation
     Locally, Catholics are shocked at the Pope's announcement he's stepping down. Teachers are reacting personally. And they're also trying to explain the religious and historical significance to their students. Shock was evident all over Roanoke...
  • Lenten observers take their Ashes to Go

    Lenten observers take their Ashes to Go
    Leta Dunham got her breakfast order to go at a Roland Avenue Starbucks Wednesday morning: a grande triple skim latte in her cup and, on her forehead, an ashen reminder that we are all destined to become dust. Dunham was among Ash Wednesday observers who...
  • Celebrate Ash Wednesday, Lent on your mobile devices

    Celebrate Ash Wednesday, Lent on your mobile devices
    Christians around the world are celebrating Ash Wednesday and relinquishing some luxuries for Lent, but those not giving up their technology can use their mobile devices to follow the religious tradition. Officials at AT&T gathered these apps that Android...
  • Ashes to Go at Laurel MARC station

    In a new twist on a centuries-old tradition, the Rev. Sheila McJilton of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church offered Ashes to Go at the Laurel MARC station during the morning commute on Ash Wednesday. "Ashes to Go is a way to bring the presence of God...
  • Ash Monday? Observing the holiday a little early

    Ash Monday? Observing the holiday a little early
    Christians across the world are celebrating Ash Wednesday today.  The holiday marks the beginning of Lent, a 40 day period where many Christians examine and rededicate their faith. Normally, it's a day of prayer, but some churches have nothing but...
  • Basketball league in need of sponsors

    Memorial Recreation Center is seeking coaches and sponsors for the Ruth Monroe Summer Basketball League in Wheaton Park. The league is looking for 10 sponsors each for the junior division (ages 10 to 13) and the senior division (ages 14 to 18). The...
  • Celebrate the Ravens with a Big Easy-influenced Super Bowl party

    Celebrate the Ravens with a Big Easy-influenced Super Bowl party
    Are you ready for some gumbo? At 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 3, when the Ravens take on the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII, much of Baltimore will be watching, either from their stadium seats in New Orleans or here at home. Ravens fans not...
  • Groundhog Day

    Will the groundhog see his shadow on Saturday? I sure hope not. I think he should sleep in because I am ready for an early spring. Washington Square UM Church begins holy season The Lenten season is soon upon us. Don’t forget to order doughnuts...