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Ash Wednesday

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  • 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 Road to Towson University's SECU Arena.
  • No need for prayers, just do your job [Letter]

    No need for prayers, just do your job [Letter]
    I've been following the debate over the Carroll County commissioners opening their meetings with Christian prayer ("Carroll commissioners vote to halt sectarian prayers," April 8). For some reason, there are people who can't seem to get down to business...

    Church leadership changing in Hampden area

    Church leadership changing in Hampden area
    As Sandra Carnes, 77, walked up Roland Avenue to attend Sunday services at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Hampden, the Rev. Bonnie McCubbin, 27, the new pastor, was there to greet her with a hearty "Hello there!" "She's a lot younger" than...

    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...

    Ash Wednesday's rituals and symbols [Commentary]

    In our religious relationships there are frequently rituals and symbols: the sign of the cross, prayers, special embraces, a kiss. These customs are expressions of our humility, love and heartfelt needs. Many people who seldom go to church make a...