| Mar 25, 2013
| 1:54 PM
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...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 10:43 AM
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...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 10:28 PM
The La Cañada 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...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 2:13 PM
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,...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 2:55 PM
Evidence about a stain found in the trunk of Casey Anthony's car may be admissible during her upcoming first-degree murder trial, Orange-Osceola Chief Judge Belvin Perry ruled Thursday.
The order is one of several key rulings expected from Perry on...
| Nov 20, 2010
When the renovated St. James Catholic Cathedral is dedicated Saturday, the new stained-glass windows will feature a few familiar faces — Jesus Christ ... the Virgin Mary ... and Archbishop Thomas Wenski.
Wenski, dressed in his red bishop's robes...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 2:19 PM
Led by Bishop John Noonan, hundreds of Catholics from the Diocese of Orlando marked Good Friday at Lake Eola Park by participating in the Stations of the Cross, a 14-part ceremony that depicts Jesus' death.
Amid sunny skies and warm temperatures, the...
| Dec 11, 2011
Simon Sebag Montefiore's epic survey of Jerusalem's sanguinary history does not inspire confidence in the civilizing qualities of religion. The pile of corpses accumulated over millenniums from the persecutions both perpetrated and endured by all three of...
| Apr 8, 2012
Alice Brown remembers the moment of dread when doctors diagnosed her with cancer. She imagines her terror and despair were much like what Jesus felt when he was sentenced to die on the cross.
Surgery, radiation and chemotherapy seemed to defeat the...
| Apr 22, 2011
"Hard boiled eggs" is a top phrase on the all-powerful Google trends page this Good Friday, not surprising given Easter's "egg-stravaganza" is just two days away. But when it comes to "hard boiled" eggs I'm rather hard boiled myself. Don't do it.
| Apr 6, 2012
| 10:01 AM
Because it's Good Friday, and because we all need a pick-me-up after this morning’s sour jobs data, here's yet another video of Warren Buffett doing his song-and-dance routine. This time, the venerable investor is singing "I’m only a Paper...