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Lent

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  • For Orthodox Christians, red eggs embody the meaning of Easter

    For Orthodox Christians, red eggs embody the meaning of Easter
    On Sunday morning, as Christians in the region and around the world take part in the Easter traditions they enjoy, an observer might be tempted to ask: How do the ways they celebrate the holiday reflect its meaning?
  • John Ostrowski, sausage maker

    John Ostrowski, sausage maker
    John Ostrowski, a renowned Southeast Baltimore sausage maker who refused to sell his product to supermarkets for wider distribution, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Wednesday at Somerford Place Assisted Living in Columbia. The Lutherville...

    St. Leo's church leads Way of the Cross procession in Little Italy

    St. Leo's church leads Way of the Cross procession in Little Italy
    St. Leo the Great Roman Catholic Church continued the tradition of holding its Good Friday Way of the Cross celebration throughout Little Italy. Francene Bradford has attended the procession since it began in 2002. The Eastwood resident, who grew up...

    Windows at St. James — more than just light [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    About 30 years ago, the youth fellowship at St. James United Methodist Church fashioned a series of Advent "windows" — decorative inserts that nestle inside the building's glass windows — which the church displays every Christmas season....

    After 50 years, Whittaker's Flowers is closing

    When Chris Jablonski alerted me to the sign posted at Whittaker's Flowers in West Friendship, I let out a plaintive "Oh no." All good things come to an end but this one really hit me. After 50 years of quality service in West Friendship, Whittaker's...