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Lent

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  • Ravens — and Super Bowl parties — still talked about [Rodgers Forge]

    The Ravens — our champions! They are still topics of discussion as are those Super Bowl parties. Mary Lee and Dick Hilgartner divided their time between parties. They had great fun with friends from St. Pius X, out in Phoenix, for the first half...
  • Look for Full Snow Moon, International Space Station in night sky this week

    Look for Full Snow Moon, International Space Station in night sky this week
    The moon reaches its “fullest” phase at 3:26 p.m. today, so when it rises at about 6:05 p.m., it will be shining brightly, with clear skies expected. The International Space Station will meanwhile make a few passes over Maryland this week, but...
  • St. Philip's to bring Ashes to Go to Laurel MARC commuters on Ash Wednesday

    St. Philip's to bring Ashes to Go to Laurel MARC commuters on Ash Wednesday
    In a new twist on a centuries-old tradition, St. Philip's Episcopal Church will offer Ashes to Go at the Laurel MARC station during the morning commute on Ash Wednesday. From 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. on Feb. 13, the Rev. Sheila McJilton will be available on...
  • In Dublin news, community council to meet, Wheels for Work seeking vehicle donations

    The Darlington/ Dublin Community Council will hold their monthly meeting this Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m. at the Conowingo Visitors Center. Arden McClune will give a presentation on the Parks & Rec Element of the Master Land Use Plan. The March...
  • Howard County Catholic leaders react to Pope Benedict's resignation

    Howard County Catholic leaders react to Pope Benedict's resignation
    With the sudden and abrupt news of Pope Benedict XVI's resignation from the papacy, leaders in Howard County reacted much the same way as the rest of the world: with shock and surprise. "In this day and age, they serve until they're called home by the...
  • For Harford's Catholics, Lent means looking inward, as church looks for new leader

    For Harford's Catholics, Lent means looking inward, as church looks for new leader
    For Harford County's Catholic residents, the annual Lenten season is a time to reflect on how they can improve as people. "It's a much more intense look than just our daily routines," said Father Bill O'Brien, pastor of the Church of St. Patrick in...
  • Mardi Gras parade lights up Havre de Grace

    Mardi Gras parade lights up Havre de Grace
    Bourbon Street was lit up with brightly colored floats, costumes and lights for Mardi Gras Tuesday night. New Orleans was full of pageantry as well. For the sixth straight year, Havre de Grace held its annual Mardi Gras parade on the Tuesday before...
  • Ashes to Go at Laurel MARC station

    Ashes to Go at Laurel MARC station
    In a new twist on a centuries-old tradition, the Rev. Sheila McJilton of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church offered Ashes to Go at the Laurel MARC station during the morning commute on Ash Wednesday. "Ashes to Go is a way to bring the presence of God...
  • Celebrate the Ravens with a Big Easy-influenced Super Bowl party

    Celebrate the Ravens with a Big Easy-influenced Super Bowl party
    Are you ready for some gumbo? At 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 3, when the Ravens take on the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII, much of Baltimore will be watching, either from their stadium seats in New Orleans or here at home. Ravens fans not...
  • Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock: Jack Feezer, 93, has a lot to recall in his memoir

    Few can picture the 1920s except through movies and old photographs, but 93-year-old John F. "Jack" Feezer Jr. was there, and he is sharing his story in a newly-published memoir, "A Life Well-Lived, Well-Loved, Well-Earned." Feezer is a one-time...
  • New Orleans hums with Super Bowl and Mardi Gras

    New Orleans hums with Super Bowl and Mardi Gras
    — In a city where even funerals turn into parties, New Orleans rarely lacks for an excuse to strike up the band, boil up some crayfish and swirl together a daiquiri. But with the Super Bowl and Mardi Gras landing this month, New Orleans never has...
  • Column: Feast on Tuesday evening before fasts begin for Lent

    Shrove Tuesday feasts continue the tradition of days when devout Christians purged their larders of fats and sweets to prepare for the dietary restrictions of the Lenten season. Savor the delicious fare on Feb. 12, the day before Ash Wednesday, at: &#...