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Good Friday

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  • Church news in the region

    CHESTERTON Liberty Bible Church: 824 N. Calumet Ave. — Good Friday Tenebrae worship will be at 6 and 8 p.m. April 3. Child care will be provided for the 6 p.m. service. Easter Sunday worship is at: 7:45 a.m., 9 a.m., 10:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m....
  • Easy-to-make sweet rolls perfect for Easter morning

     Easy-to-make sweet rolls perfect for Easter morning
    There's a reason fresh-baked sweet yeast breads are beloved. The fresh-from-the-oven aroma is comforting and a warm roll filled with a sweet filling is a superb way to start a special day. Perhaps that's why the Easter season features an abundance of...
  • Pictures in the News | April 3, 2015

     
    Today, we present a 'Good Friday' edition of Pictures in the News. Christians all over the world are marking the Holy Week with re-enactments and episodes of Jesus of Nazareth's life ahead of Easter Sunday celebrations...
  • Church close to starting first feature film

    Church close to starting first feature film
    A feature film to be shot in the Fox Valley area this spring is not likely to be nominated for many Oscars a year from now. But if it can help take the gospel into the world outside the church, the way movies like "Fireproof" and "Facing the Giants" and...
  • Miller's solution without a problem

    We're not sure exactly what it was that got Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller so worked up last week that he hijacked a bill hearing to demand that lawmakers find a "solution" — with less than two weeks left in the legislative session —...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Kiss and get out

    Kiss and get out
    The idea came to me like a dare. I was in Jerusalem, with a couple of hours to spare on Orthodox Good Friday. I had arrived in Israel a week earlier but had not yet seen the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, said to be on the site of both Jesus' crucifixion...
  • Procession 'a humbling experience' for Elgin residents

    Procession 'a humbling experience' for Elgin residents
    Sunshine broke through the clouds ever so briefly as young girls placed their hands on the cross then walked in silence to complete the Good Friday Way of the Cross procession down Division Street in Elgin's downtown. "It's a humbling experience," Arley...
  • Hundreds participate in Living Stations of the Cross in Aurora

    Hundreds participate in Living Stations of the Cross in Aurora
    For 36 years, Maria Miranda has attended a procession on Good Friday that retraces the steps of Jesus before his crucifixion. She saw her first Living Stations of the Cross procession when she was around 8 years old in Jalisco, a western Mexico state....
  • Church members take faith to the streets

    Church members take faith to the streets
    EAST CHICAGO – For Luis Cortez, Friday was an experience he is not likely to ever forget. Cortez, an East Chicago resident and member of the Our Lady of Guadalupe parish at 3510 Deodar St. in the Indiana Harbor neighborhood, took part in the...