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Easter

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Top Easter Articles

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  • Commentary: Easter contains answers for all of life's struggles

    I have a friend who is pretty tough when it comes to her opinions about Christians, partly because she grew up in a very repressive Christian tradition that justified all kinds of abuse and nonsense in the name of the Bible. As a result, she takes every...
  • Easter fun at Robbins Park

    Easter fun at Robbins Park
    Kids will be off and running at the free Easter Egg Hunt, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 4 at Robbins Park, 7th St. and Vine St., Hinsdale. "We spread the eggs out in the open field and mark it off by age group," related recreation supervisor Heather...
  • Peeps come to life at Hollywood hotel

    Peeps come to life at Hollywood hotel
    There will be a Peeps show at the Diplomat Resort and Spa in Hollywood. The famed Easter candy will adorn the lobby and restaurants as it's incorporated into an untraditional, family-friendly art show. The Diplomat has collaborated with 15 students from...
  • Lake churches gearing up for Palm Sunday, Easter services

    LEESBURG — Frontier Church is offering a new spin on an old tradition by hosting a community Easter-egg hunt at night. But area children shouldn't fret about being able to locate several thousand eggs hidden by church members once the sun sets...
  • The God Squad: Springtime offers paths to rebirth, salvation

    Passover and Good Friday fall on the same day this year (April 3), and Easter Sunday and the second day of Passover are also on the same day (April 5). Although Easter Sunday was on the same day for all Christian denominations last year, that will not...
  • Bethlehem Moravians continue Easter service traditions begun in 1742

    Continuing customs begun by its first congregation 273 years ago, the Moravians in Bethlehem will observe Holy Week and Easter in a traditional and unique manner. Harper's Weekly, in its March 31, 1888 issue, published a wood engraving of Easter morning...
  • On Easter Island, face to face with the moai

    On Easter Island, face to face with the <i>moai</i>
    Stepping out of our 20-passenger bus on a hot January morning, we spotted them across a grassy field: six stone statues of strange-looking men. Or gods. Or chiefs. Most were as tall as two basketball players, one standing on the other's shoulders....
  • Religion News for March 28 to April 4

    Sunday Palm/Passion Sunday services St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, 4 Wallace Manor Road, Edgewater, will begin Holy Week with two services of hymns, lessons, and the Eucharist celebrating Jesus' entrance into Jerusalem and the Passion narrative...
  • Bunny makes for extra fun at H.B. Easter egg hunt

    Bunny makes for extra fun at H.B. Easter egg hunt
    Children and their families turned out in droves to celebrate spring and Easter at Huntington Beach's Easter Egg Hunt & Family Fun Day on Saturday at the Central Park Sports Complex. Kids could search for sweet treasures during a series of egg hunts,...
  • Good Samaritan alerts St. Charles family to fire on Easter Sunday

    Good Samaritan alerts St. Charles family to fire on Easter Sunday
    Easter Sunday could have become one of the worst days of Fred and Rita Muellers' lives. Instead, Rita Mueller said, it became the day she met her guardian angel and discovered what great neighbors she has. The Muellers and their daughter, son-in-law and...
  • Crowds gather for annual White House Easter egg roll

    Crowds gather for annual White House Easter egg roll
    President Barack Obama kicked off the annual White House Easter egg roll Monday and used the occasion to tout the fifth anniversary of first lady Michelle Obama's campaign to get kids to eat healthy and exercise. The theme of this year's egg roll is...