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Good Friday

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Top Good Friday Articles

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  • The God Squad: Celebrate springtime, however you wish

    Thank you, dear readers, for your many kind comments on my column welcoming Pope Francis to the world of healing and hope. I'm truly excited to see his first humble and gracious acts, and I hope they presage a time of new beginnings and old continuities...
  • Easter week services and special events in Anne Arundel

    Easter week services and special events in Anne Arundel
    Holy Week services •Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer, 7606 Quarterfield Road in Glen Burnie, will host the following services: Passion/Palm Sunday services at 10:30 a.m. March 24. Maundy Thursday service of Holy Communion at 7:30 p.m. March 28....
  • The pope's Rome: Where Francis, the 266th pope, will live and rule

    The pope's Rome: Where Francis, the 266th pope, will live and rule
    ROME - "SILENZIO!" says the sign just past the massive bronze doors marking the entrance to St. Mary and the Martyrs Catholic Church in Rome, one of the two or three most important churches in Christian history. The sign reminds all that this is a house...
  • Carnett: Witnessing God and accepting him are two different things

    It was an incandescent moment of enlightenment. And I blew it off. Though a revelation for me personally, it served for a considerable time as just a way station for my life's journey, failing to change me in any substantive way. The "moment" I've...
  • Around Town: Easter Egg Hunt at the Sports Complex

    The annual Easter Egg Hunt and Family Fun Day will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Sports Complex at Huntington Beach Central Park, 18002 Goldenwest St. The free event is sponsored by the city of Huntington Beach Community Services...
  • Easter, Good Friday services scheduled at La Caņada United Methodist Church

    Easter, Good Friday services scheduled at La Cañada United Methodist Church
    The La Caņada United Methodist Church will host two services on Easter. The sunrise service begins at 6 a.m. on Sunday, followed by a service at 10:30 a.m. The church will also host a Good Friday service on March 29 at 7 p.m. featuring musical...
  • Annual Easter egg hunt returns

    Annual Easter egg hunt returns
    The annual Easter egg hunt will once again take place on Sunday at Laguna Beach High School's baseball field. The Easter Bunny will stop by at 12:30 p.m. for pictures. The egg hunt — some 2,000 eggs will be filled with candy and then hidden...
  • Jesus' crucifixion remembered in Havre de Grace Friday

    The annual Way of the Cross observance in Havre de Grace began at noon Friday, as participants walked to several points in the city in this decades old Good Friday tradition organized by the Susquehanna Ministerium. "This is my 21st year and it...
  • Cross and moon

    Cross and moon
    Recently, I was in west Orange County and saw the 199-foot-tall cross at First Baptist Church of Central Florida. I knew there was an upcoming full moon and Holy week was fast approaching. I wanted use the two elements of the moon and the cross in a...
  • King's Easter epistle on civil disobedience

    King's Easter epistle on civil disobedience
    This year is the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s decision to violate an injunction forbidding him to pray, sing or march in public in Birmingham, Ala. On Good Friday 1963 (which fell on April 12 that year), King led a march from...
  • Commentary: On Easter, we should ask what we've sacrificed

    I spent the first two weeks of Lent in Antigua, Guatemala, where during the "Cuaresma" (Lent) everything changes. Purple banners hang on the outside of churches, shops and even homes. On Fridays, the people flock from all over to fill the churches eager...