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Lent

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  • HdG to celebrate Mardi Gra with parade Tuesday

    Laissez les bons temps roulez, dear readers, Join me Tuesday, Feb. 12 for the Havre de Grace Mardi Gras Parade at 6:30 p.m. down Bourbon Street from the high school, to Washington Street into downtown, ending on St. John and Warren streets at Legion...
  • Grace, St. Timothy Lutheran churches become one

    Grace, St. Timothy Lutheran churches become one
    For more than 50 years, St. Timothy Lutheran Church was Lenna Sheridan's church home. Sheridan joined the Timonium congregation in July 1960, just five years after it opened. It was a robust church for most of Sheridan's time there, she said. She was...
  • Lisbon/Woodbine: Lisbon Pre-school slates bingo fundraiser

    The Lisbon Pre-kindergarten will hold a Designer Bag Bingo, which is the school's major fundraiser, on Feb. 22 at St. Michael's Catholic Church. Lisbon Pre-kindergarten is a cooperative preschool located in the social hall of Poplar Springs United...
  • Forgers' safe schools, recycling and decorating efforts shine

    Hear more about our fantastic Rodgers Forge Safe Routes to School program on Jan. 30. The evening will begin at 7 p.m. in the Rodgers Forge Elementary School Library. At that time, members of the committee, a program of the Rodgers Forge Community...
  • Church forgoes new Easter outfits to assist prison re-entry

    Worshipers at a West Baltimore church donated more than 1,000 pieces of clothing to a prison re-entry program as part of their Easter Sunday services. Members of the Empowerment Temple Church were asked to forgo buying new outfits for Easter in favor...
  • Celebrating Maryland Day, birthdays, anniversaries

    Happy Maryland Day, dear readers! On March 25, the English ships Ark and Dove landed in St. Mary's, loaded with the first colonists for Lord Baltimore to settle here in 1634 as a Catholic colony. March 25 is a national holiday in Greece. Greeks and...
  • Girl Scouts thinking about Asia -- and a Bronze Award [Lutherville]

    Girl Scouts thinking about Asia -- and a Bronze Award [Lutherville]
    Our local Girl Scout Thinking Day, which was enjoyed by girls from Daisy Scouts through Seniors last month, was planned and executed as part of Junior Troop 2264's Bronze Award. The girls chose Asia as the theme, rather than a single country. According to...
  • May the luck of the Irish be in Havre de Grace

    Uh, oh, dear readers! Unlike Julius Caesar, beware of the Ides of March, today, March 15. March is Read Across America Month. Check out a book from our local public library, 120 N. Union Ave., 410-939-6700. Happy St. Patrick's Day on Sunday, March...
  • Hundreds join archbishop for Mass to celebrate Pope Francis

    Hundreds join archbishop for Mass to celebrate Pope Francis
    Three deer scurried past the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen as Steve Thomas and his wife, Debbie, arrived for Sunday Mass to celebrate the new spiritual leader for Roman Catholics worldwide, Pope Francis. The symbolism struck the Arbutus man, who said the...
  • March arrives to celebrate Women's History and American Red Cross

    It's March, dear readers! Will the old adage of lions and lambs ring true? Will we be in like a lion an out like a lamb, or in like a lamb and out like a lion? One never knows. Will March be traditionally windy? Hold onto your hat and we shall see....
  • The best of Mardi Gras and Shrove Tuesday

     
    So, what are you giving up for Lent? Lotion? Make it matter!My best bet (and thanks to my Twitter correspondent @suitandsoot) for Mardi Gras/Shrove Tuesday is in Waverly.It's the Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper at St. John's in the Village. Dinner......
  • Orthodox Lent starts today; spring cleaning, too

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Today is the first day of the Great Lent in the Eastern Orthodox tradition. It’s also known as “Clean Monday,” a reference to the obligation among the faithful to cleanse themselves spiritually through fasting...