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  • 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...
  • 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 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 events at Windermere Union Church

     
    Windermere Union Church, United Church of Christ, 10710 Park Ridge-Gotha Road, has several services and events scheduled for the Easter season.  On Palm Sunday, March 24 at 10 a.m., the service will include both, contemporary and traditional music, and...
  • 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...
  • Respect the name, and the whiskey

    For those of you not already far gone in drink, a few reminders as the saloons stretch St. Patrick's Day into a three-day binge.  If you must be familiar with the saint named Patrick, his nickname is Paddy, from the Irish Padraig. Thus St. Paddy's Day,...
  • Irish 'Bard of Peace' Tommy Sands back in Bethlehem

     
    A conversation with Irish folk singer Tommy Sands reveals yet one more reason why he is known by many as the “Bard of Peace.” The man who has dedicated his life to the struggle for peace in Northern Ireland has a voice that, even in...
  • Catholics surprised by Benedict's resignation

    Catholics surprised by Benedict's resignation
    Crystal Sewell knows what she wants to see in the next pope: a combination of the last two. "I'm a conservative soul," the 29-year-old Reservoir Hill woman said Monday after the midday Mass at St. Alphonsus Church in downtown Baltimore. "I feel like...
  • Touching Lincoln: 16th president spent most of his adult life in Springfield, Ill.

    Touching Lincoln: 16th president spent most of his adult life in Springfield, Ill.
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - "Be sure to use the handrail," national park guide Ronnie van Nostrand said as he led a small tour group upstairs in the only home Abraham Lincoln ever owned. "It's the same railing Mr. Lincoln used." We had all come to Springfield...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The weekend warm-up.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Welcome to the final weekend of July 2012. August is almost upon us, and, with it, the final opportunities to wring some fun out this sweltering summer. So, with that in mind, we'll dive right......
  • Friday Morning Coffee: Is the Freeh Report a game-changer?

     
    Penn State University, we turned to some experts for the long view. In a telephone interview yesterday, former Gov. Dick Thornburgh told us the report on the child-abuse scandal at Penn State will be required reading at colleges and universities across...