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Good Friday

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Top Good Friday 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...
  • AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America

    Countries around Latin America marked Holy Week with colorful processions and other traditional displays, some of them dating back centuries. The faithful in Pirenopolis, Brazil, organized an especially realistic passion play depicting Jesus' last hours....
  • Kitty Conley's Scratching Post

    Happy Birthday April 4 Dave Egofske April 6 Charlie Kaper As we start the Tridium, remember that the sin you want forgiveness from may be a sin — not one because of what you did but what you failed to do. And yes, we are our brother's keepers....
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • East Hartford edition community news

    East Hartford Adult and Continuing Education awarded mini-grant EAST HARTFORD - East Hartford Adult and Continuing Education was recently awarded a $500 mini-grant from the East Hartford School Business Partnerships to host two "Community Reading and...
  • 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...
  • Man, grandmother die in house fire as he tries to save her

    A man and his grandmother were killed in a Pennsylvania house fire after he ran back into the residence to try to save her, authorities say. Fire crews in Cambria County were called to the Revloc duplex Friday morning and found much of the building...