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  • No need for prayers, just do your job [Letter]

    No need for prayers, just do your job [Letter]
    I've been following the debate over the Carroll County commissioners opening their meetings with Christian prayer ("Carroll commissioners vote to halt sectarian prayers," April 8). For some reason, there are people who can't seem to get down to business...
  • Somber, tired-looking pope presides at Palm Sunday services

    Somber, tired-looking pope presides at Palm Sunday services
    VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - A tired and somber-looking Pope Francis led a Palm Sunday service before more than 100,000 people, opening two packed weeks of activities including Easter and the canonization of two popes. The faithful waved palm and olive...
  • Cardinal George celebrates Palm Sunday Mass at Holy Name

    Cardinal George celebrates Palm Sunday Mass at Holy Name
    Appearing to strike a balance between participating in Holy Week and following doctors' orders, Cardinal Francis George was at Palm Sunday Mass but avoided close contact with parishioners. "I will not be able to greet everybody as I like to do …...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Tolland Congregational Church Offering Easter Sunrise Service Again

    The United Congregational Church of Tolland is pleased to bring back the Easter tradition of a Sunrise Service for the second year in a row! "This will be a highlight of the Holy Week services at our church and we are delighted to be bringing it back as...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Good Friday Ecumenical Way Of The Cross On April 18

    Parishioners and clergy from the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany, Notre Dame and Saint Coleman Roman Catholic Churches; the Middlefield Federated Church and the United Church of Durham will observe the annual "Way of the Cross" at noon on Good Friday,...
  • Busy schedule planned for local Presbyterian church

    La CaƱada Presbyterian Church has chosen "Let's Journey Together to Jerusalem" as its theme for Holy Week and has a slate of offerings beginning with Palm Sunday this weekend. All events are open to the community. On Sunday, the Rev. Dr. Gary Dennis...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Holy Week Schedule at Church of the Epiphany, Durham

    The Church of the Epiphany, 196 Main Street, Durham is holding the following events and services during this Easter season. All are welcome! All are invited! Palm Sunday - April 13 9:30 a.m. - Begins in the parish hall with the blessing of the palms...
  • Churches around Lake County plan Holy Week services

    One of the most sacred times of the Christian calendar, Holy Week, begins Sunday and area churches are preparing special services and programs in observance of the holiday. For Christians, Holy Week begins with Palm Sunday services, which commemorate...
  • The God Squad: Finding connections in Passover and Easter

    Passover will be celebrated this year beginning on Monday evening, April 14, with the first Seder — the Passover meal. Easter Sunday this year falls on April 20 for all Christian denominations, and although this single Christian date for Easter will...
  • Maryland Film Festival 2014 lineup includes 'Ping Pong Summer'

    Maryland Film Festival 2014 lineup includes 'Ping Pong Summer'
    Next month's Maryland Film Festival will feature the local debut of "Ping Pong Summer," writer-director Michael Tully's coming-of-age tale set in Ocean City in the 1980s and starring Susan Sarandon, Lea Thompson, John Hannah and Amy Sedaris. Tully's...
  • Sports scheduling requires all the right moves

    The ball teetered on the lip of the 16th hole at Augusta National Golf Club. It was 2005, and after Tiger Woods' now-famous chip shot fell in for a birdie and Woods went on to win the Masters for the fourth time, Jim Michaelian made a decision. With...