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Lent

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  • Consignment sale and horsemanship at fairgrounds [West Friendship]

    Mark your calendar for the 19th annual Consignment Sale and Auction, which benefits the Howard County Antique Farm Machinery Club in West Friendship. The big auction is set for April 26, beginning at 9 a.m. at the Howard County Fairgrounds. Farm...
  • Ashes to Go a means to connect beyond church walls for Timonium cleric

    Ashes to Go a means to connect beyond church walls for Timonium cleric
    With a smudge of ash on his forehead and a friendly smile lighting up his face, the Rev. Kristofer Lindh-Payne will be spending Ash Wednesday greeting morning and evening commuters at the Ridgely Road light rail station. After a hearty "Good morning,"...
  • Harford churches prepare for start of introspective season with Ash Wednesday

    Harford churches prepare for start of introspective season with Ash Wednesday
    After yet another snowstorm this week, spring seems a long way off, but theologically speaking, it could be just around the corner. "I told the congregation Sunday that, given the weather lately, Lent means 'springtime,'" the Rev. Craig McLaughlin, of...
  • As Lent approaches, watching for 'the Francis effect'

    As Lent approaches, watching for 'the Francis effect'
    Given all the excitement his papacy has generated, the approach of the first full Lenten season under Pope Francis resonates particularly with Catholics — even fallen-off Catholics — who prefer to see faith as social activism and not as Sunday...
  • Darlington-Dublin Community Council to meet March 19

    The March meeting of the Dublin-Darlington Community Council will be held at the Conowingo Visitor Center on Wednesday, March 19, at 7 p.m. The guest speaker will be Morita Bruce, president of Friends of Harford. Her topic will be how community input...
  • Daisy Troop 5962 participates in Dublin UM worship service

    Daisy Troop 5962 participated at the Dublin United Methodist Church worship service on Girl Scout Sunday. A good job was done by all, parents along with their leaders should be proud. The March meeting of the Dublin-Darlington Community Council will be...
  • Lenten observers take their Ashes to Go

    Lenten observers take their Ashes to Go
    Leta Dunham got her breakfast order to go at a Roland Avenue Starbucks Wednesday morning: a grande triple skim latte in her cup and, on her forehead, an ashen reminder that we are all destined to become dust. Dunham was among Ash Wednesday observers who...
  • Therapy gardens at homes and hospitals sprout up as their healing qualities are understood

    Therapy gardens at homes and hospitals sprout up as their healing qualities are understood
    Virginia Thorndike strolls through the garden in front of her Monkton home each morning, carefully observing the ways the flowers have changed from the previous day. She sums up the feeling that overcomes her: "Gratitude." Thorndike designed her...
  • A season of faith in Harford [Editorial]

    Like Passover and Easter, it is a cornerstone religious holiday and a movable feast based on the phases of the moon. Like Passover and Easter, the people who celebrate it identify themselves as the spiritual children of Abraham. The religious observance...
  • March over for food and fun before Easter bunny's arrival later this month

    Spring forth as taste tempting meals, planned with budding appetites in mind, pepper local church calendars: Hop over to Violetville United Methodist Church, 3648 Coolidge Ave., Saturday, March 9, for breakfast with the Easter Bunny, 9 a.m. to noon....
  • Concord Point Lighthouse seeking volunteers for the season

    Change your clocks, dear readers! Sunday is Daylight Savings Time – set your clocks forward one hour, or you will be like the white rabbit in "Alice in Wonderland," late for a very important date. Grace Place Serving Center will serve a free,...
  • Share lessons of Lent during fellowship hours at churches [Column]

    Walking the path leading us to Holy Week is more meaningful when shared with fellow believers. The Greater Lansdowne Interfaith Partnership provides a way by hosting Wednesday evening get-togethers throughout the 40 days of Lent, with potluck suppers at 6...