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Ash Wednesday

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  • 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).
  • 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...

    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...

    Ashes to Go a means to connect beyond church walls for Timonium cleric

    Ashes to Go a means to connect beyond church walls for Timonium cleric
    With a smudge of ash on his forehead and a friendly smile lighting up his face, the Rev. Kristofer Lindh-Payne will be spending Ash Wednesday greeting morning and evening commuters at the Ridgely Road light rail station. After a hearty "Good morning,"...

    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...