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Good Friday

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Top Good Friday Articles

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  • Thousands Flock To Easter Mass At St. Pat's

    Thousands Flock To Easter Mass At St. Pat's
    Approximately 3,000 of the faithful here and from across the country packed St. Patrick's Cathedral for Easter Sunday Mass. Archbishop Timothy Dolan reminded worshippers that "God has the last word," saying the joy of Easter will forever trump the evil...
  • Schaefer making one final tour through Baltimore

    Schaefer making one final tour through Baltimore
    William Donald Schaefer — the former mayor, governor and comptroller who left an indelible mark on Baltimore — is back in the city for one last tour Monday afternoon. His body was being driven by motorcade past old haunts and spots...
  • Good grief! Thieves target people paying their respects at cemetery

    It was Good Friday afternoon at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Cemetery in North Lauderdale. As people were paying their respects to departed friends or family members, a trio of crooks were busy turning some mourners into crime victims, authorities said,...
  • The Christian case for environmentalism

    The Christian case for environmentalism
    The world's two billion Christians have just completed Holy Week, celebrating the final days, death and resurrection of Jesus. This year, the global celebration of Earth Day coincided with Good Friday, giving many of us an additional perspective on this...
  • Green movement is a false prophet

    In his article about Christian environmentalism ("Confluence of Good Friday, Earth Day a reminder of our duty to protect God's creation," May 3), Bishop John R. Schol, alluding to "Green Dragon" views of environmentalism as "actively anti-Christian,"...
  • Man Caught in Good Friday Church Robbery

    Man Caught in Good Friday Church Robbery
    The Sacramento Police Department arrested 28-year-old William Castro for robbing Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Police say at 5 a.m. on Good Friday, Castro robbed parishioner Santiago Ramirez at gunpoint as he exited the bathroom, and stole $2,...
  • 'Surfing Madonna' mosaic artist speaks out

    'Surfing Madonna' mosaic artist speaks out
    ENCINITAS, Calif. -- The man behind the Encinitas "Surfing Madonna" mosaic that mysteriously appeared on the wall of a train underpass on Good Friday came forward Wednesday. It was no coincidence that the Virgin of Guadalupe delivered the message to...
  • South Florida's Catholic leaders see hope in Cuba's Good Friday announcement

    South Florida's Catholic leaders see hope in Cuba's Good Friday announcement
    After Cuba's announcement Saturday that it will honor Pope Benedict XVI's request for the Good Friday holiday this year, Catholic leaders in South Florida responded with elation — seeing it as a possible door to further change on the communist...
  • Cross dating back to 1895 vandalized at Bridgeport parish

    Cross dating back to 1895 vandalized at Bridgeport parish
    A copper cross that has stood at a Bridgeport Catholic parish since 1895 was vandalized overnight, according to police and the pastor. “It’s very shocking,’’ said the Rev. Donald Craig, pastor of St. Mary of Perpetual Help...
  • The Orioles' blasphemous home opener

    I am disappointed to see that the Orioles have selected April 6th as the opening for their home season. The revelry and celebration that accompanies the home opener contrasts to the solemn nature of Good Friday and the reflection of Passover, which begins...
  • Good Friday schedule and closings

    This schedule will be in effect Friday: Government offices Closed in Anne Arundel and Carroll counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis. Open in Baltimore, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties. Courts Open in all jurisdictions. Libraries...