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Easter

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  • Religion Notes for March 25

    Religion Notes for March 25
    Religious services for Holy Week, performance and more. Antioch Raffle: With every purchase, customers of God's Will Resale Shop will be entered to win an Easter basket with chocolates, champagne, jelly beans and more at 500 E. Depot St. The drawing...
  • Methodists to host Easter event

    At 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Pastor Elaine Cho will preach at La Cañada United Methodist Church about Joseph of Arimethea burying Jesus in his own new tomb. Titled “The Last Consideration,” Cho’s sermon addresses the courage it took for this...
  • Decorating Ukrainian Pysanky Easter eggs

    If Ukrainian legend is to be believed, the fate of the world lies in the hands of those who continue the tradition of creating Pysanky Easter eggs. According to the legend, there lives a chained monster who - if his bonds are loosened - releases evil into...
  • Turn Center's Easter Fest moves to larger location

    Turn Center's Easter Fest moves to larger location
    The annual Easter Fest by the Turn Center in Northlake moved to West Leyden High School this year after outgrowing Grant Park Recreation Center. "Last year we had close to 800 people," said Pastor Larry Perez of U-Turn Covenant Church in Northlake,...
  • Nun too fun, Sister explains Easter

    Nun too fun, Sister explains Easter
    The great thing about improvisation is one never knows what to expect. Improv will be the assignment for two shows Saturday when "Sister's Easter Catechism: Will My Bunny Go to Heaven?" is at Moraine Valley Community College's Fine and Performing Arts...
  • Homemade Easter candy: Lehigh Valley bakers share recipes

    Homemade Easter candy: Lehigh Valley bakers share recipes
    On a recent rainy Saturday afternoon, a candy-making operation was fully underway. Stacy Sterner of Kutztown was rolling chocolate-dipped, egg-shaped, cream cheese goodness into crushed peanuts. Her daughter, Kim Hoffner of Bethlehem, was helping melt...
  • AP PHOTOS: On Greek island, rockets mark Orthodox Easter

    It's pure rocket science, and residents of this Greek island village love it. While church bells ring in Orthodox Easter, thousands of homemade rockets streak across the night sky of the Aegean island of Chios as rival Vrontados parishioners target...
  • Letters: A longer stay on Easter Island is best

    The only problem with stopping at Easter Island on a cruise is that one doesn't spend enough time there to see everything ["Going Stone Crazy," by Millie Ball, April 5]. It is far from anywhere, but a trip there combined with either the Galápagos...
  • With candles, prayers, Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter

    Across the world, Orthodox Christians are celebrating Easter, commemorating the day followers believe Jesus was resurrected 2,000 years ago. Roman Catholics and Protestants marked Easter last Sunday, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. Eastern...
  • For the Orthodox, Easter is still to come

    For the Orthodox, Easter is still to come
    In the sanctuary of St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, a cross made of candles flickered above a table that would soon become a symbolic tomb covered with the Plaschanitsa, a shroud bearing the image of Christ. It was Friday evening, and the faithful...
  • Orthodox Christians mark Easter this weekend

    Orthodox Christians mark Easter this weekend
    They've been abstaining from meat, dairy and egg products for weeks, and this weekend they'll dive into a feast like no other on their religious calendar. Orthodox Christians observe Easter this Sunday, a week later than most of their fellow...