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Lent

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  • 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...
  • Crow Moon on the rise

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:The moon is full tonight. It’s the third full moon since the winter solstice, making it the Lenten Moon, the Sap, Crow or Worm Moon. Take your pick; each one evokes something about the season we’re in.......
  • Cockeysville students' art complement Meyerhoff show

    Twelve students from Cockeysville Middle School are having their artwork displayed at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. The exhibition coincides with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's February concert series, which includes a multimedia performance of...
  • Short stacks for those longing for final feast before Lenten fast

    "Fat Tuesday," preceding the start of the Lenten season, is rooted in history. To prepare their homes for the solemnity of the sacrificial weeks of Lent, devout cooks purged their larders of decadent fats and sweets, offering them up in one last feast....
  • Three area churches celebrate Shrove Tuesday with pancake suppers

    The Christian season of Lent begins with Ash Wednesday and ends 40 days later (Sundays not included) with Easter. In the Middle Ages, celebrants fasted during Lent and thus indulged in richer foodstuff – for example, milk, eggs, sugar, and butter &#...
  • Visitors guide is not just for the county's out-of-town guests

    You don't have to be from out of town to take advantage of the newest Visitor's Guide to Howard County, produced by Howard County Tourism and available at their Welcome Center in the former Main Street Post Office, as well as other venues around the...
  • Elkridge: St. Augustine Knights of Columbus to host annual bull and oyster roast Feb. 18

    Wow ... can you believe that we are halfway through February already? And, it's been such a mild winter that my jonquils are already 4 inches out of the ground. I guess they're just as eager for spring as any of us. However, the word from "Puxatawney...
  • Lutherville: Thinking Day will help mark Girl Scouting 100th birthday

    Girl Scouting will celebrate its 100th anniversary on March 12, celebrating how Juliette Lowe brought scouting to Savannah, Ga., to start this wonderful program for girls in the United States. Our local Girl Scout Service Unit will celebrate Thinking Day...
  • Rodgers Forge: Lenten season brings slate of activities at area churches

    Now that Punxsutawney Phil has seen his shadow and we've all declared our love for family, friends and others at Valentine's Day, it won't be long before local Christians begin the six week observance of Lent. Our area churches will inaugurate the Lenten...
  • Anne Arundel County religion briefs

    'Soup and Study' The Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer, 7606 Quarterfield Road in Glen Burnie,  will host "Lenten Soup and Study" on Wednesdays through March 28. Start time is 6 p.m. with a meal of soup, bread and dessert followed by the study video...
  • Friday night means fun and games for family at Christ United Methodist Church in Baltimore Highlands

    Christ United Methodist Church will introduce the new month with a Friday Fun Night at 6:30 p.m. March 2. After a light meal, family games will commence at 2833 Florida Ave. • Lauren Brumbaugh prepares food before the regular Tuesday night Bible...
  • Tuesday is National Pancake Day at IHOP

    Tuesday is National Pancake Day at IHOP
    Tuesday is National Pancake Day at IHOP. Until 10 p.m., IHOP restaurants nationwide are offering guests a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes. In return for the free pancakes, guests are encouraged to make a voluntary donation to support the local...