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Easter

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Top Easter Articles

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  • 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...
  • After years of roasting lamb for Easter, Kass finds peace

    After years of roasting lamb for Easter, Kass finds peace
    When I began roasting a whole lamb on Easter Sunday morning — and many of you have been reading along since that first lamb years ago — I'd worry my head off. With guests coming and me doing something I was unsure of back then, it was...
  • 'Holy Humor Sunday' at Deer Park UMC

    Deer Park United Methodist Church, at 2205 Sykesville Road, Smallwood, will observe "Holy Humor Sunday" at 8:30 and 11 a.m. April 12. An old Easter custom begun in the early centuries of Christianity was "Bright Sunday," a laughter-filled celebration of...
  • Rev. Wm. Louis Piel: In the light of the empty tomb

    Our neighbor George who has been thinking about resurrection and new life recently commented that he had met his old friend David at the Westminster Post Office. Apparently while waiting to purchase some stamps, they got into a discussion about the...
  • AP testing, Easter and relief school: Letters

    AP testing, Easter and relief school: Letters
    AP testing snub For Florida to rank No. 3 in the nation for its outstanding pass rate is an absolute triumph for students, families and teachers across the state. The percentage of students even attempting this rigorous course of study has almost...
  • Reader feedback April 9: Youth Challenge, Easter

    Youth Challenge woes • Dennis, Newport News: I read your article about the Youth Challenge and the financial troubles they're having (Thursday, April 2). I hope that you can and will keep this at the forefront. I've used them several times as I'...
  • Making lemon bars out of lemons; or pie crust with Saltines

    Last week, I hinted that I would be sharing the recipe for the dessert I took to my family's Easter dinner in this week's column, but Easter weekend didn't go as planned. My son came down with a stomach bug Saturday, which took up a lot of my time and...
  • Families who celebrate both Easter and Passover

    Families who celebrate both Easter and Passover
    With Easter over and Passover ending Saturday, InterfaithFamily online magazine's latest survey found that 49 percent of Jewish families also celebrate Easter. But 59 percent said their observation of Easter was purely secular -- all Easter baskets...
  • Megachurches reach 'unchurched' by creating smaller campuses

    AKRON, Ohio Once again, Easter Sunday proved to be the day that seats in most churches are filled and the day that the unchurched are most likely to show up. "Easter Sunday is our Super Bowl. I tell pastors, if you don't have visitors on Easter, you don'...
  • An egg-cellent time to learn about ecology

    An egg-cellent time to learn about ecology
    The Arboretum Egg Hunt April 4 at the Evanston Ecology Center attracted about 450 people who searched for brightly colored eggs to benefit the center and its programming. "I'm not sure it could be any better for early April," said Brekke Bounds, an...
  • Pope, thousands brave rain for Easter in St. Peter's Square

    In an Easter peace wish, Pope Francis on Sunday praised the framework nuclear agreement with Iran as an opportunity to make the world safer, while expressing deep worry about bloodshed in Libya, Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa....