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Easter

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  • Worshipers fill Dr Phillips Center in Orlando for Easter Sunday services

     Worshipers fill Dr Phillips Center in Orlando for Easter Sunday services
    The acoustics at the First Presbyterian Church of Orlando might be good, but the church choir had never had the opportunity to have their voices reach to the rafters like it did Sunday. The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts hosted about 5,...
  • Easter resurrection for Jesus and a church

    Easter resurrection for Jesus and a church
    Easter Sunday was small congregations outside on folding chairs for sunrise services and large churches meeting in public facilities — First Baptist Orlando worshipping in the Amway Center and First Presbyterian of Orlando at the Dr. Phillips Center...
  • Kids swim for eggs at 'wet' Easter event at Gurnee pool

    Kids swim for eggs at 'wet' Easter event at Gurnee pool
    About 75 children swam, dog-paddled or rode colorful water wings to grab plastic eggs floating in the FitNation indoor swimming pool on April 4, at Gurnee Park District's first such event of its kind. Park District Program Director Kara Moss said the...
  • With Easter, why quibble over the details?

    Once again it is Easter week. I may kid around about things, but I love Easter. It is not so much the jelly beans and the chocolate bunnies, either, it is the whole bit about "He is risen!" that does it for me. I love the miracle and I believe in it....
  • Special services, festivals to mark Easter Sunday

    Special services, festivals to mark Easter Sunday
    Easter Sunday dawned cool and cloudy in Los Angeles ahead of several events scheduled in and around downtown to mark the Christian holiday, including a brunch of ham and jambalaya for the homeless, egg hunts and games for children, and special services in...
  • Thousands commemorate 10th anniversary of Fallston playground

    Families came by the carload early Saturday morning, creating a convoy that backed up traffic at least two miles. The occasion was the 10th anniversary of Annie's Playground in Fallston, an expansive venue dedicated to 6-year-old Annie Cumpston, who was...
  • Pope, thousands brave rain for Easter in St. Peter's Square

    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....
  • Packing the pews: Easter Sunday church services see boost in attendance

    Packing the pews: Easter Sunday church services see boost in attendance
    Today is a Sunday unlike any other. Stylish pastel hats have been dusted off, and the dresses and suits for special occasions have been pulled out of closets. Mothers tend to their daughters' hair; fathers and sons prepare with a stop at the barber....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...