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Good Friday

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Top Good Friday Articles

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  • Polasek Museum's 2013-14 season

    Polasek Museum's 2013-14 season
    The Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens is, of course, the great repository of the work of the great Czech-American sculptor. But its gallery hosts rotating exhibitions of work by other artists. There are also special events scheduled all year, a...
  • News of the Weird: Electric Chastity Belt

    News of the Weird: Electric Chastity Belt
    To counter the now-well-publicized culture of rape in India, three engineers in Chennai said in March that they are about to send to the market women's anti-rape lingerie, which will provide both a stun-gun-sized blast of electricity against an...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Remembering the message of Good Friday

    Remembering the message of Good Friday
    Friday, many Christians observed Good Friday. One church's re-enactment of the death of Jesus Christ got the attention of a lot of people. That reanactment, at Roanoke Valley Cathedral of Peace, has taken place for the last three years.  It brings...
  • 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...
  • Scattered showers for Saturday

    Scattered showers for Saturday
    Another great day for us in the Ozarks!  The rain moved out just in time to spare most of the day.  This evening is looking nice.  The rain will hold off until late so if you are going out for Good Friday services or just to spend some time outside, you...
  • The Week in Pictures | March 25 – March 31, 2013

     
    The Week in Pictures from around the world....
  • 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...