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Easter

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Top Easter Articles

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  • Candlelight vigil marks the start of Easter season

    In the dark of a church, filled with a crowd of hushed worshippers, a flame is lit. A fire blazes to gently illuminate a spot in the darkness. Then slowly, as candle meets candle, the light spreads throughout the congregation, small but bright pools of...
  • Day of 2,000 Easter eggs: Lincolnwood's annual hunt gets kids hoppin'

    Day of 2,000 Easter eggs: Lincolnwood's annual hunt gets kids hoppin'
    When the fire truck blares its horn during the annual Easter egg hunt in Lincolnwood's Proesel Park, the seasoned egg-hunters know what to do. Run as fast as you can and scoop up as many colored plastic eggs as possible before they're all gone....
  • PEEPshow becomes Easter tradition

    PEEPshow becomes Easter tradition
    Eloise Marsh scampered from one exhibit to the next, eager to see what creations had been made from the same kind of Peeps she had found in her Easter basket earlier in the day. "I had a Peep for breakfast," said Marsh, 4, of Silver Spring. "But I had...
  • Easter sunrise service held in Putnam

    The Rev. Gil Bourquin from the Putnam Baptist Church arrived at the Riverview Market Place at 6 a.m. on Easter Sunday. He set up microphones, placed speakers on chairs, lined up electrical cords and prepared for the interfaith sunrise service scheduled...
  • Easter Bunny hops by for lunch in Libertyville

    Easter Bunny hops by for lunch in Libertyville
    A very special celebrity guest drew nearly 150 people for two seating of lunch April 4 in Libertyville. The Easter Bunny himself was the headliner for a "Lunch with the Bunny" at Adler Lodge, which also included an egg hunt and mini-parade. The...
  • Egg tree a tradition for Geneva woman

    Egg tree a tradition for Geneva woman
    Liz Haythorne of Geneva has had an Easter egg tree ever since she was a young girl. "In all the years the house has been in the family we have missed only a couple of years. Regardless of the weather it always seems to get done," she said. Haythorne...
  • Easter's appeal -- hope and forgiveness

    Two Christian saints died last week, and I can only imagine the Easter they are experiencing this morning in heaven. The first, the Rev. Robert Schuller, was the renowned preacher of what critics called a "soft Gospel." He started the megachurch movement,...
  • Hinsdale Easter hunt offers a field of colored eggs for harvest

    Hinsdale Easter hunt offers a field of colored eggs for harvest
    The skies were sunny and the ground dry which made for perfect Easter egg hunt weather Saturday morning in Hinsdale. Waiting for the signal to start, children lined up on the sides of the field in Robbins Park where several hundred plastic eggs had been...
  • Emanuel, Garcia campaign throughout Chicago on Easter weekend

    Emanuel, Garcia campaign throughout Chicago on Easter weekend
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia marked a frenetic final weekend of campaigning by making their cases to voters everywhere from Sunday church services and Easter egg hunts to street demonstrations and Wrigley Field. With the...
  • Tinley Park Easter visit 'special' for Archbishop Cupich

    Tinley Park Easter visit 'special' for Archbishop Cupich
    Celebrating Easter Sunday Mass at St. Julie Billiart Roman Catholic Church in Tinley Park, Archbishop Blase Cupich told parishioners that “the risen Lord is present in our midst” and that “God's grace” was in their hearts. People...
  • Southland families celebrate Easter with church services, egg hunts

    Southland families celebrate Easter with church services, egg hunts
    Southern California families came together on Easter Sunday to celebrate in many ways, including with a traditional sunrise service in Huntington Beach, special masses at downtown Los Angeles' Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels and a host of charity...