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  • Filipinos nailed to cross in Easter ritual frowned on by church

    CUTUD, Philippines (Reuters) - Nearly 20 Filipinos and a Danish filmmaker were nailed to crosses to re-enact the crucifixion of Christ on Good Friday, a practice the Roman Catholic Church frowns upon as a distortion of the Easter message.
  • Christ's sacrifice makes this a very 'Good' Friday

    Q: Why is the day on which Jesus died called "Good Friday"? I don't see anything good about it, to be honest. -- J.W. A: From one perspective, you're right; there certainly doesn't seem to be anything good about that last Friday, when Jesus was condemned...

    Walking Day, Spring Fling, 5K and walk coming up in Perryville

    Lots of events are coming up in Perryville: May 1 – National Walking Day starts at 4 p.m. at the Perryville Park. May 17 – The Spring Fling (note the new date), 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the grounds of the Community Fire Company of Perryville,...

    Church of Nativity to host Easter Mass at Towson U.

    Church of Nativity to host Easter Mass at Towson U.
    For many Christians, Easter morning is a time when churchgoers flock to their places of worship to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. One church in Timonium, however, is sending its parishioners away — specifically, 3 miles south along York...

    United Methodist Church celebrating Holy Week in LCF

    United Methodist Church celebrating Holy Week in LCF
    La CaƱada United Methodist Church celebrates Holy Week with a Good Friday service at 7 p.m. April 18, an Easter sunrise service Sunday at 5:45 a.m. in the church's outdoor amphitheater, and the regular 10:30 a.m. worship service led by Pastor Elaine Cho...