| Apr 10, 2014
Moraine Township is partnering with Sunset Foods in Highland Park this Friday and Saturday in a special food drive entering the Passover and Easter holidays, highlighting a growing food insecurity in the community.
Hours will be 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. both...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 6:29 AM
Easter Sunday lands on April 20 this year, so it's a good idea your cat doesn't get the munchies.
Easter lilies, a potted staple of the holiday, are highly poisonous to cats, the Chicago Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center warned days ahead of...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 7:27 AM
Holy Cross Catholic Church in Deerfield defines itself by the phrase "go make a difference."
That spirit is particularly manifested during the Christian season of Lent, which began Wednesday and lasts through Easter Sunday. The church has scheduled a...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 9:59 AM
Easter, said the Rev. Thomas Baldonieri, pastor at St. James Parish in Highwood, "is truly a joyful time of the year, especially after participating in the Lenten practices of prayer, fasting and alms-giving."
Capping Holy Week, area churches are...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Highland Park wants to work with area clergy to meet the needs of the community's most vulnerable residents.
Mayor Nancy Rotering recently met with seven religious leaders in what is believed to be the city's first meeting of its kind. Rotering...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Fun things to do in Tinley Park, Orland Park, Frankfort, Mokena and Bolingbrook from April 11-22.
Prizes for best Easter bonnets, an egg hunt and craft show will be part of the Tinley Park Bunny Hop from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday,...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Jesus Christ is everywhere during Holy Week, but one Orlando woman thought she was going crazy when she saw his image in the bark of a dead tree in her front yard.
"It's Treesus," the homeowner, Kim, said on the eve of Resurrection Sunday. "I find it...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 2:46 PM
A new teaching area at Peck Farm Park now officially bears the name of Ralph Dantino, a Geneva alderman and park district supporter who helped create the expansive park around the new dock.
A crowd of family and friends gathered at Peck Farm on a...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 11:06 AM
Imagine a menacing 30-foot tall Easter Bunny with five-foot long buck teeth, and you can begin to understand what it was like to be Clair Shumon Turner.
She is Pauline Ignas' tiny toy poodle, one of about 30 dogs participating in the recent Winnetka...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:44 AM
This weekend, Central Florida children will search high and low for eggs the Easter Bunny leaves behind. Above, the Easter Bunny (also known as Barbara Fleming) offers a treat to Ronnie Jones during the 1964 Easter Parade.
| Apr 20, 2014
I go to Mass almost every Sunday, but I try to avoid the big holidays. Especially Easter. In most Christian churches, Easter is a kind of triumphalistic affirmation of Christian certainty. My sense is that the Resurrection is not a celebration; it is a...