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Pentecost

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  • News of the Weird: Even mass murderers need friends

    News of the Weird: Even mass murderers need friends
    Norway is home to perhaps the most inmate-friendly prison in the world (as mentioned previously in "News of the Weird"), but the correctional system has an imminent crisis, as Anders Behring Breivik (the confessed killer of 77 people last year) is nearing...
  • 84th annual Academy Award nominees

    84th annual Academy Award nominees
    The nominees for the 84th annual Academy Awards were finally announced. The nine nominated movies for the best picture of the year are:"The Artist","The Descendants","Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close","The Help", "HUGO", "Midnight in Paris","...
  • Oscar Nominations for 2012

    Oscar Nominations for 2012
    All my friends think I wake up early for the Oscar nominations. It’s baffling how little they know me. I love nothing more in life than sleeping in. And why wake up early to pull an Elvis and shoot the TV screen at the idiotic nominations that...
  • Religion column: Christ is the true rock of our church

    When gazing at a wall calendar, the following information stands out. Yes, there are the seven days of the week on top and the dates of the month below. But what also stands out are the special events that are depicted on the dates in which they fall....
  • DA: Death Penalty Sought For Grandma, Stepmom Who Ran Girl to Death

    DA: Death Penalty Sought For Grandma, Stepmom Who Ran Girl to Death
    ETOWAH COUNTY, AL (KTLA) -- Alabama prosecutors will seek the death penalty against a grandmother who authorities say forced her granddaughter to run as punishment for eating chocolate, an official said Tuesday. Joyce Garrard, 46, is facing a capital...
  • Pitching a roomy tent

    Pitching a roomy tent
    Very Rev. Douglas McCaleb Title: Dean of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Miami. Other community posts: Member, Partnership for Homeless, Episcopal Charities, Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. Education: Bachelor's of arts degree, University of...
  • New in paperback: : Getting personal

    "The Journals of John Cheever" edited by Robert Gottlieb (Vintage) "Good Friday. I neither fast nor make any observations of this somber time. I roam from the post office to the church, unsober. The central altar is dark, but on the left the priest has...
  • FAQ about the Catholic Church

    How can the pope claim to be always right? He can't, and doesn't. As the head of the worldwide church, his opinions carry strong authority. But only when he delivers a pronouncement ex cathedra -- from the chair of Peter, believed to be the first pope --...
  • Luxembourg: modern, idyllic and battle-tested

    When I set out to visit the smallest countries in Europe, I put Luxembourg at the top of the list. Among the Continent's mini-states, it comes to mind maybe as quickly as Fredonia, from the 1933 Marx Brothers movie, "Duck Soup." Then I opened my atlas...
  • Chanticleer tours California's mission era music

    Chanticleer tours California's mission era music
    MOST California schoolchildren learn the basic facts about the state's mission history in the fourth grade. Established from 1769 to 1823 by Franciscan monks from Spain to spread the Roman Catholic faith among the area's Native American population, the...
  • Jacksonville selected to host 2011 international prayer event

     
    The International Board for the Global Day of Prayer has chosen Jacksonville-First Coast  to serve as the worldwide anchor city for the 2011 religious event.  The annual event will take place on Pentecost Sunday, June 12, 2011 at Jacksonville Munic...
  • Religion Briefs

    St. Bede's Catholic Church At 1 p.m. May 22, the choirs of St. Bede the Venerable Church and East Los Angeles College, and Music Director Anthony Lupica, organists George Klump and Barbara Klump, pianist Lucy Nargizyan and the St. Bede Chamber Orchestra...