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Lent

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  • Hampton Roads worshippers let their Lent observances focus on preparation, giving

    Hampton Roads worshippers let their Lent observances focus on preparation, giving
    Mark and Selena Van Hout, along with their six children, will give up some things in the next 36 days. But the Lenten season is about more than that, they say. "Mark's family traditionally gave up candy, soda, popcorn, and ice cream since they were...
  • Intersections: Rituals offer continuity and perspective

    It's been more than a decade since my grandparents died. Every so often, I take a different route to get home to pay homage to the place they once called home, a place that became the centerpiece of so many childhood memories still burning vibrantly in my...
  • Tuesday's Calendar

    Tuesday's Calendar
    TILL THURSDAY Paso Robles Grand Tasting Tour The Paso Robles wine county is coming to the Newport Beach area for a series of wine-related events. For information and tickets to the various events, visit www.pasowine.com. TUESDAY Help Your Family...
  • Tuesday's Calendar

    TILL THURSDAY Paso Robles Grand Tasting Tour The Paso Robles wine county is coming to the Newport Beach area for a series of wine-related events. For information and tickets to the various events, visit http://www.pasowine.com. TUESDAY Help Your...
  • Tuesday is National Pancake Day at IHOP

    Tuesday is National Pancake Day at IHOP
    Tuesday is National Pancake Day at IHOP. Until 10 p.m., IHOP restaurants nationwide are offering guests a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes. In return for the free pancakes, guests are encouraged to make a voluntary donation to support the local...
  • 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...