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Good Friday

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  • Joyce Elaine Brace January 1, 1930 - March 29, 2013

    Joyce Elaine Beaumont Brace died in the early morning of Good Friday, March 29, 2013. She suffered a broken pelvis on Christmas Eve followed by a broken hip on March 11th which necessitated surgery. Unfortunately the surgery resulted in a paralyzing...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Commentary: Peace, justice through tighter gun laws

    Commentary: Peace, justice through tighter gun laws
    Most people remember the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in January for his birthday. We certainly do at Fairview Community Church. We always hold a special service in honor of his legacy. But remembering his birth and remembering his death are two...
  • Why can't the Ravens play on Rosh Hashana?

    Why can't the Ravens play on Rosh Hashana?
    I read with interest about the conflict between the Ravens' season opener and a Baltimore Orioles game scheduled to be played during the heat of the pennant race ("Scheduling conflict leaves NFL season opener here up in the air," March 19). As I...
  • Community Announcements: March 21

    Community Announcements: March 21
    Lincoln County Health Department staff meeting The Lincoln County Health Department will be closing at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27 for a staff meeting.   Lincoln County Homemakers Arts and Crafts Show Lincoln County Homemakers Arts and Crafts...
  • 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...