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Easter

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  • Monday: Will you miss the snowbirds?

    Monday: Will you miss the snowbirds?
        Spring Break is over. The Easter holiday is over. It all means one thing. South Floridians get South Florida back. The college students are mostly gone. The snowbirds are mostly gone. Now, the roads might be a bit clearer, the restaurants...
  • Church art exhibit in Newport News focuses on representations of Easter-time transformation

    Church art exhibit in Newport News focuses on representations of Easter-time transformation
    One might expect to find representations of crosses, Jesus and lambs at a church-sponsored Easter art exhibit. But at Warwick Memorial United Methodist Church in Newport News, the messages of Eastertime, God's love and human transformation are represented...
  • On Easter, 2 stories of forgiving: She does; he will not

    On Easter, 2 stories of forgiving: She does; he will not
    As Jesus was dying, the Bible says, he forgave those who betrayed him, those who condemned him, those who killed him. For Christians, Easter Sunday is not only about the resurrection of Jesus Christ but also the central lesson of forgiveness. But...
  • 30 years later, nuclear threat gives urgency to plea for peace

    Thirty years ago this week, the mug shots of eight people were splashed across the front page of the Orlando Sentinel, mine among them. Calling ourselves the Pershing Plowshares, we had taken part in a spectacular Easter Sunday break-in of the then-Martin...
  • Peeps trivia to get you through Easter

    Peeps trivia to get you through Easter
    Peeps season is upon us, and no matter your opinion of the beady-eyed marshmallow creatures, they've become an unavoidable part of Easter celebrations. Fans will be happy to know the seasonal candies are going year-round. Starting May 1, Peeps will be...
  • Some see Christ's image in 'Treesus' stump before Easter

    Some see Christ's image in 'Treesus' stump before Easter
    Jesus Christ is everywhere during Holy Week, but one Floirda 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 Orlando homeowner said on the eve of Resurrection Sunday. "I find...
  • Miami's archbishop asks special prayers on Easter weekend for Cuban dissident

    MIAMI Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski has asked that masses at the Our Lady of Charity shrine say special prayers this weekend for Cuban dissident Sonia Garro and two others jailed without trial since shortly before a papal mass in Havana in 2012....
  • At Easter, Ukrainian church condemns Russian 'aggression'

    KIEV (Reuters) - As Russians and Ukrainians celebrated Easter on Sunday with their nations locked in conflict, the head of Ukraine's Orthodox Church condemned Russian "aggression" and said "evil" would be defeated. "Against our peace-loving nation, which...
  • Christians gather at Jerusalem church for lighting of 'holy fire'

    JERUSALEM – Thousands of people gathered at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem’s Old City on Saturday for the lighting of the “holy fire,” an annual ritual marking the Christian belief in the resurrection of Jesus Christ...
  • Union Baptist Church in Allentown hosts the Walking of the Cross

    Union Baptist Church in Allentown hosts the Walking of the Cross
    About two dozen members of Allentown's Union Baptist Church belted out hymns and clapped in rhythm as they carried a large, wooden cross through the city Saturday afternoon, commemorating Christ's road to Calvary. The joyful noise and energy brought...
  • Stillaguamish Valley pastors believe Easter message especially relevant for Oso mudslide communities

    ARLINGTON, Wash. Churches in the Stillaguamish Valley will celebrate Easter like they normally do. Pastors will deliver the message of Christ's resurrection from the grave, a triumph over sin, death and the devil. For Christians, the resurrection is a...