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Easter

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Top Easter Articles

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  • Bach Collegium San Diego gives Handel's 'La Resurrezione' life

    Bach Collegium San Diego gives Handel's 'La Resurrezione' life
    Handel wrote two Easter oratorios. One is the "Messiah," taken over by Christmas, the extravagant "Hallelujah" chorus so well suited to the season. The other is in every conceivable way not the "Messiah" and all but ignored until recently because Handel...
  • My Time: Children make Easter memories for seniors

    My Time: Children make Easter memories for seniors
    Armed with bags, baskets and pails, almost 30 children tackled the task of finding more than 250 Easter eggs recently at the Annapolis Senior Activity Center. These children were the grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-nephews and nieces, and...
  • Easter ad, Rubio and Red Cross: Letters

    Easter ad, Rubio and Red Cross: Letters
    Grateful for Easter ad I was bewildered and saddened at the April 8 letter to the editor by Robin Westbrook criticizing the Hobby Lobby ad, which appeared at the back of Section A on Easter Sunday. There was no mention of the holiday on the front page...
  • Letters to the editor

    District 230 slate says thanks The "230 United" team of school board candidates — Rick Nogal, Pat O'Sullivan, and Denis Ryan — extends its thanks and appreciation to the Consolidated High School District 230 community for the support and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...