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Time is ticking and while some of you already have Spring fever, Mother Nature is still biting at the bit for some last-minute winter weather. We might just get another chance during the first full week of March. SNOW SO FAR The past three years...
WDBJ7 ReporterChristians across the world are celebrating Ash Wednesday today. The holiday marks the beginning of Lent, a 40 day period where many Christians examine and rededicate their faith. Normally, it's a day of prayer, but some churches have nothing but...
Anchor/ReporterMillions of Christians around the world are celebrating the most sacred time leading up to Easter. In Roanoke, hundreds attended a noon service at St. Andrews Catholic Church to usher in the Lenten Season also known as Lent. The next 40 days will...
— In a city where even funerals turn into parties, New Orleans rarely lacks for an excuse to strike up the band, boil up some crayfish and swirl together a daiquiri. But with the Super Bowl and Mardi Gras landing this month, New Orleans never has...
Email your faith briefs to email@example.com. Include an address for the event and a phone number where you may be reached. Deadline is noon Wednesday. ABERDEEN ALLIANCE CHURCH 1106 S. Roosevelt St., 605-225-9724, aberdeenalliance.org....
In Nick Flynn’s new book, “The Reenactments,” the memoirist and poet delivers a meditation on the peculiar experience of watching his life story become a movie. Starring Robert De Niro, Julianne Moore and Paul Dano, the Paul Weitz-...
Sometimes when a trial is over, a couple of jurors will approach Judge Joan Lefkow and make a sympathetic or admiring remark that lets her know that they know her story. She figures they've Googled her and found it, though some may have been around...
The Religion WorldRev. Katharine Jefferts Shori, head of the Episcopal Church in the United States and 15 other countries, is visiting the Central Florida diocese for the first time since she became presiding bishop in 2006. Shori is scheduled to visit St. Gabriel's...
L.A. NOWResponding to protests over his attendance at the conclave in Rome to elect a new pope, Cardinal Roger Mahony told Catholic News Service this week that the Vatican told him to come to Rome and participate....
L.A. NOWAs surprise washed over Catholic parishioners Monday after the resignation announcement by Pope Benedict XVI, retired nun Mary Dispenza was left saddened that Cardinal Roger M. Mahony will have a hand in picking the pontiff's successor. Mahony, who was...
The Ravens — our champions! They are still topics of discussion as are those Super Bowl parties. Mary Lee and Dick Hilgartner divided their time between parties. They had great fun with friends from St. Pius X, out in Phoenix, for the first half...
After one of Scott Estler's two daughters returned from a church Appalachia Service Project years ago, the pastor recently recalled, she was so moved by the poverty she told her dad she didn't want anything for Christmas. Such displays of concern and...
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