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Easter

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  • Official Vatican text of Pope Francis' Easter message

    Official Vatican text of Pope Francis' Easter message
    The following is the Vatican's official English-language translation of Pope Francis "Urbi et Orbi" Easter message, which he delivered Sunday in Italian from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica: "Jesus Christ is risen! Love has triumphed over...
  • Pope presides over Easter Vigil service amid martyr concerns

    Pope Francis presided over the solemn Easter Vigil service Saturday night amid mounting Vatican concern for modern-day Christian martyrs whose deaths have dominated this Easter season. Francis walked in the dark down an utterly silent St. Peter's...
  • 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....
  • Our say: Easter and Passover bring hope and renewal

     Our say: Easter and Passover bring hope and renewal
    Great holidays are reminders of things we can't afford to forget. Easter, the time of hope and renewal, comes around each springtime to tell us that just as nature was merely dormant during winter — not dead — the world can never be lost to...
  • Frequent showers to follow mild, dry Easter

    It won't be as warm as last year's Easter Sunday 79-degree high, but with temperatures in the mid-60s coupled with abundant sunshine, Easter 2015 promises to be a delightful one. The only drawback will be gusty southwest winds in conjunction with low...
  • Jerry Greene: MLB opening day means it's time for bobbleheads and gnomes

    Jerry Greene: MLB opening day means it's time for bobbleheads and gnomes
    Bobbleheads. Apparently they are never going away. When's the last time you saw a pet rock or Shrinky Dinks or, somewhat similar to bobbleheads, the gone-and-forgotten Weebles? But bobbleheads are bigger than ever — at least in Major League...
  • Archbishop Gomez to preside over blessing of the animals

    Archbishop Gomez to preside over blessing of the animals
    Archbishop José H. Gomez will preside over the traditional blessing of the animals at historic Olvera Street in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday afternoon, as part of Holy Week. The ceremony is scheduled for 2 p.m. at the Plaza on Olvera Street,...
  • At Easter, Hampton Roads residents undergo spiritual rebirth through baptism

     At Easter, Hampton Roads residents undergo spiritual rebirth through baptism
    While Easter today is often associated with brightly colored eggs, bunny rabbits and new spring outfits, for Christians in the early church, the holiday was traditionally associated with baptism. The practice of baptism at Easter may go back as early as...
  • Forecast: Easter to be breezy, slightly warmer

    Forecast: Easter to be breezy, slightly warmer
    Weather forecasters are expecting an Easter Sunday with temperatures in the low 60s and breezy conditions, with the possibility of wind gusts up to 30 mph. According to the National Weather Service, the high will reach 61 degrees, with southwest winds...
  • A grand affair: Sunday brunch at The Chamberlin

    A grand affair: Sunday brunch at The Chamberlin
    Sunday brunch should be a grand affair, and you can't get more grand than the dining room at The Chamberlin. Soarings ceilings, hand-painted moldings and plush fabrics contribute to its age-old elegance. "I can't think of a more elegant dining room in...
  • Why Resurrection Sunday is so important

    Happy Easter! Today, without a doubt is the most important day of celebration for Christians. Yet, I admit, when I hear the word "Easter," I cringe a little bit. Because when I think about "Easter," I first think about Easter egg hunts, bunnies, bonnets...