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Good Friday

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  • Way of the Cross, egg hunt highlight HdG Easter activities

    On April 6, Good Friday, the Susquehanna Ministerium will sponsor the Good Friday Way of the Cross beginning at Jean Roberts Park (railroad bridge), 503 St. John St. from noon until 1 p.m. For details, phone 410-939-2464. Havre de Grace Parks and...
  • O's open on Good Friday?

    This will not sit well with many Oriole Fans. In the past, Opening Day was on the Monday after Easter Sunday. Good Friday was a solemn day for Christians to head to church. Where was the needed sensitivity that would have avoided this? What I don't...
  • RoCKing Passover

     
    In this week's Free Market Friday post, Robert of Cross Keys contemplates a mixed marriage -- and a mixed cupboard. Here's RoCK. LV So here we are in Holy Week. As I’ve mentioned before, I’m in a mixed marriage in......
  • Wanted: bouillabaisse for Lent

     
    Carlos sent me this request for bouillabaisse for Lent, which I said I would post to get some ideas from you:I had a tough time finding a restaurant serving this great french fish soup. Rusty Scupper says they do, as......
  • 'Saving us more than saving them'

    Thirty-five years have come and gone since Dan Schuster, just out of high school in Reisterstown, discovered something about the concrete business — he could do it better himself. In the early 1970s, Mr. Schuster was an upstart contractor with a...
  • Christ's death and resurrection are equally important for our salvation

    Q: In your opinion, which was more important, Jesus' death on the cross or His resurrection from the dead? Some of us were talking about this the other day in our small group Bible study, and we couldn't come to any conclusion. -- Mrs. R.L.K. A: Both...
  • Finding common ground

    An interfaith event recently took place. Coral Gables Congregational Church and Florida International University's School of International and Public Affairs and its Program in the Study of Spirituality hosted their annual interfaith lecture. The event,...
  • In Syria's capital, residents recall a sectarian tolerance gone by

    In Syria's capital, residents recall a sectarian tolerance gone by
    DAMASCUS, Syria — The thud of mortar shelling alternated with tolling church bells Friday as the Christians of this capital's ancient Bab Touma district marked Good Friday amid extremely tight security. The Easter Week processions that once...
  • Greek Christians mark rare Good Friday in Turkish north Cyprus

    Greek Christians mark rare Good Friday in Turkish north Cyprus
    FAMAGUSTA, Cyprus (Reuters) - Hundreds of Greek Orthodox pilgrims, some coming home after 40 years of forced exile, commemorated the crucifixion of Jesus in a rare Good Friday service in northern Cyprus on Friday. Held in this medieval walled city in the...
  • Northern Ireland police arrest man in Belfast shooting

    BELFAST (Reuters) - Northern Ireland police have arrested a man in connection with the shooting of a prominent former member of a hardline republican splinter group. Tommy Crossan, a leading opponent of a 1998 peace deal in the British province who had...
  • Pope Good Friday service underscores plight of the suffering

    Pope Good Friday service underscores plight of the suffering
    ROME (Reuters) - The plight of immigrants, the poor, the sick, the elderly, unemployed and prisoners dominated Pope Francis' Good Friday service at Rome's Colosseum as he led Catholics around the world in commemorating the day Jesus died. The pope, in...
  • Christians gather in Jerusalem to celebrate Good Friday

    Christians gather in Jerusalem to celebrate Good Friday
    JERUSALEM – Thousands of Christian pilgrims from all over the world filled the narrow streets of the Old City of Jerusalem on Good Friday to celebrate on the site they believe Jesus was crucified and buried over 2,000 years ago. The pilgrims...