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6 hrs ago | Blue's News

Out of the Blue

Ooops, I'm off by a day! At first I thought today is Good Friday, but now I realize it's actually Maundy Thursday.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Fiji Village

Methodist Church trying to bridge differences in society

The Methodist Church of Fiji said it is trying to go beyond the differences in society and find ways in which everyone can work together.

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Related Topix: Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Holidays

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Bluffton Today

Easter: A sign of new life

Jean Tanner/For Bluffton Today At St. Luke's United Methodist Church, a wooden cross is draped with a purple shroud signifying penance on Ash Wednesday at the beginning of Lent, 40 days before Easter.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Fruits, Food, Wedding

Examiner.com

When does Lent end?

As Holy Week begins, a few parishes begin receiving calls as to when Lent will finally be over.

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Related Topix: Life, Christmas

Sun Apr 13, 2014

KFVS12

Palm Sunday kicks off Holy Week for Christians

Palm Sunday starts the Christian observance of Holy Week and Easter, one of the most important observances for that religion.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Grand Island Pennysaver

Share the love, pass the buns

On Wednesday, April 16, St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Lewiston will distribute homemade hot cross buns.

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Related Topix: Lewiston, NY, Cross, Crime Movies, Thriller, Life, Holidays

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Advocate

Faith Works: Special services and Sundays

Christians who have given up things for Lent are in the last few days of their discipline; pray for them.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Fasting, Health

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Daily Caller

Global warming now literally part of religion

Global warming "skeptics" have long joked that belief in man-made global warming is a "religion."

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Activism, Life, Holidays, Conservative Political News, US News

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Independent.ie

Mind Your Step

I had two interesting conversations with two very different men during the past week.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Celebrating Easter traditions within the Christian community

ARGUS Candles are a nearly permanent fixture inside San Jose Catholic Church in Carlsbad, where parishoners have open access to the church during the Easter season.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Life

Fri Apr 04, 2014

IcNetwork

Aled Blake on Pro Life campaigners

Everything you need to know about the new European Cup: What the demise of the Heineken Cup means for Wales Rugby correspondent Simon Thomas takes you through the key changes and issues ahead of the new Rugby Champions Cup being officially unveiled Now that Sir Bruce has semi-retired his dancing shoes, the race is on to find a new Strictly Come ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tess Daly, Abortion, Life, Holidays, Opinion

The Jersey Journal

Stanley Congregational Church in Chatham plans Palm Sunday and Easter services

The congregation of Stanley Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, located at 94 Fairmount Ave. in Chatham, began the Lenten journey by celebrating Ash Wednesday with the Inclusive Community.

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Related Topix: Chatham, NJ, Life, Holidays, Florham Park, NJ

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Examiner.com

Eggs take center stage at Easter time

The ancient practice of giving out eggs for spring or new year celebrations was borrowed by Christians and given religious meaning.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Fasting, Health

The Mississippi Press

Seafood eateries experience 'controlled chaos' on Fridays during Lent

If you are in the mood for seafood on a Friday over the next couple of weeks, you will probably have to stand in line at just about anywhere in town that has seafood on the menu.

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Related Topix: Pascagoula, MS, Life, Holidays

Sun-Star

Lizares: Pusher for Christ

AS YOU ride down our streets, you might chance upon a pair of wheelchairs walking through our highways.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Philippines, World News,

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Market Wire

Highlights and Hotels for Holy Week in Antigua, Guatemala

Thousands of people from around the world will soon congregate along the cobblestoned streets of Antigua, Guatemala to celebrate Semana Santa or Holy Week leading up to Easter.

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Marietta Times

40-day pledge

During Lent, the 40 days between Ash Wednesday and the Thursday before Easter, many people pledge to "give something up" as a way to grow closer to God during the Lenten season.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Food, Candy

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Church listings for Fremont County

This will be followed by Lenten services at 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesdays, April 2 and 9. For more information, call Pastor Daniel Kletke at 275-0111.

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Related Topix: Fremont County, CO, Life, Holidays, Florence, CO, Canon City, CO

The Victoria Advocate

Lenten faster: Giving up radio, junk food

Since Ash Wednesday, the first day of the 40-day season, the Advocate has featured Christians in the Crossroads observing the holy season of spiritual renewal and sacrifice.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Lenten faster: Giving up radio, junk food

Since Ash Wednesday, the first day of the 40-day season, the Advocate has featured Christians in the Crossroads observing the holy season of spiritual renewal and sacrifice.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays

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