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Staff WriterValley residents celebrate Easter in a wide variety of ways but for most, it’s a chance to bring family closer. “It’s getting together with family, reminding them that Jesus died for us, and we should be grateful, not just now but...
Staff WriterAs many celebrate Fat Tuesday today, others are even more enthusiastically looking forward to Ash Wednesday tomorrow. Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent, a period of 40 days leading up to Easter and is observed by several denominations of...
What do Mardi Gras, barbecue and $47 million for the local economy have in common? They are all parts of the CalFresh Challenge sponsored by the Imperial Valley Food Bank. CalFresh (formerly known as food stamps) is the government food benefit for...
Staff WriterCALEXICO — The good times are set to roll Friday as the 15th annual Mardi Gras Beer Tasting Xperience and Business Expo returns along with the already sold-out Calexico Senior Mardi Gras occurring the same night. There are limited tickets still...
Staff Writer, Copy EditorUnlike many of the conversations 14-year-old Samantha Gutierrez typically has with her classmates about the things they want and desire out of life, the chatter Wednesday went in a different direction. As the start of the Lenten season, Gutierrez said Ash...
At St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Holtville we have mid-week services twice a year, during the season of Advent leading up to Christmas, and Lenten services as we approach the celebration of Easter. When our children were young our Sunday school...
The Hartford CourantThere's an iPhone app for confession. Password protected, of course. You can't tell it your sins, receive forgiveness, and fulfill the Roman Catholic sacrament of penance, or reconciliation. But the Confession app — billed as "the perfect aid for...
Parents and caregivers of children with special needs can now get a free break, thanks to a new kids program at First Presbyterian Church of Eustis through a partnership with Nathaniel's Hope, an Orlando-based outreach organization. The church, at 117...
SouthingtonWhen asked to collect flip flops as a Lenten project for the children living on the rural sugar cane villages of the Dominican Republic, the students at Saint Dominic's School answered with a resounding YES. Collection boxes were placed in each...
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Tribune reporterUnable to overcome the disgrace of a sexual misconduct accusation, Bishop Matthias, head of the local diocese for the Orthodox Church of America, has announced he will step down Monday, leaving a vacancy in Chicago just weeks before Orthodox Christians...
firstname.lastname@example.orgWith Catherine “Katie” Stevens’ 99th birthday behind her, the calendar is closing in on her centennial birthday. March 13 marked the last birthday Stevens’s age could be counted in double digits. She said she received many floral...
An anonymous tipster clued me in to a downtown Allentown curiosity — a Hungarian church making Catholic pizza. Catholic pizza? What's Catholic pizza? Regular pizza shaped like a cross? Or, because of the Hungarian twist, could it be strudel filled...
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