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Good Friday

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  • Christ's sacrifice makes this a very 'Good' Friday

    Q: Why is the day on which Jesus died called "Good Friday"? I don't see anything good about it, to be honest. -- J.W. A: From one perspective, you're right; there certainly doesn't seem to be anything good about that last Friday, when Jesus was condemned...
  • Arundel school system announces inclement weather plan for next school year

    Arundel school system announces inclement weather plan for next school year
    The county Board of Education has approved changes in the 2014-2015 school year to help address the handling of inclement weather closings. Under revisions approved by the board May 7, five days are built into the calendar for weather closings, up...
  • In Theory: When one's compass starts to turn

    Earlier this month, the publication Scientific American reported that a series of studies at both Harvard University and the University of Utah showed that people are more likely to make ethical decisions in the morning than they are as the day wears on....
  • Irish president welcomed by Queen Elizabeth II on historic visit

    LONDON — In a historic first, the president of Ireland began a state visit to Britain on Tuesday to mark the growing reconciliation between his nation and the one that long ruled it from afar through centuries of oppression and rebellion. After...
  • Holy Land Experience: Free showings of 'The Passion of the Christ' set

    Holy Land Experience: Free showings of 'The Passion of the Christ' set
    Holy Land Experience, the Bible-themed attraction near the intersection of Interstate 4 and Kirkman Road in Orlando, will host free screenings of 2004's "The Passion of the Christ" between Good Friday and Easter Sunday. The film, starring Jim Caviezel...
  • No need for prayers, just do your job [Letter]

    No need for prayers, just do your job [Letter]
    I've been following the debate over the Carroll County commissioners opening their meetings with Christian prayer ("Carroll commissioners vote to halt sectarian prayers," April 8). For some reason, there are people who can't seem to get down to business...
  • 'Heaven is For Real' review: Minister in the middle

    'Heaven is For Real' review: Minister in the middle
    ** (out of four) There's at least one indisputable truth in "Heaven is for Real," stated by Reverend Todd Burpo (Greg Kinnear): "What we believe changes what we perceive." Of course it does. It's the reason some will see that the film is based on a...
  • Free admission, Easter Egg hunt at Polasek Museum

     Free admission, Easter Egg hunt at Polasek Museum
    WHAT: In commemoration of Good Friday, April 18 this year, the Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens will offer free admission from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Visitors can view the many liturgical works created by sculptor Albin Polasek, including "The...
  • United Methodist Church celebrating Holy Week in LCF

    United Methodist Church celebrating Holy Week in LCF
    La Caņada United Methodist Church celebrates Holy Week with a Good Friday service at 7 p.m. April 18, an Easter sunrise service Sunday at 5:45 a.m. in the church's outdoor amphitheater, and the regular 10:30 a.m. worship service led by Pastor Elaine Cho...
  • For Good Friday, Marian Anderson's incomparable performance of 'Crucifixion'

    For Good Friday, Marian Anderson's incomparable performance of 'Crucifixion'
    On Easter Sunday 75 years ago -- April 9, 1939 -- Marian Anderson gave a concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial for a crowd of about 75,000 who braved the cool weather, and a huge national audience listening on radio. The African American...
  • Wide area of Mexico hit by earthquake; preliminary magnitude put at 7.2

    Wide area of Mexico hit by earthquake; preliminary magnitude put at 7.2
    MEXICO CITY -- A powerful earthquake shook a wide area of Mexico on Friday, terrifying residents and sending many fleeing into the streets. There were no initial reports of injuries and only minor damage in the capital, though information from elsewhere...