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12 min ago | ABS-CBN News

10 places where you can reflect this Holy Week

This Lenten season devotees will surely flock to different spiritual destinations where they can reconnect with God and also bond with their family.


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4 hrs ago | Examiner

Businesses brace for fish frenzy

FILLETS will be at the top of the menu for many who observe the Catholic tradition to eat fish on Good Friday.


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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Easter Egg Hunt Sunday At St. Jude Catholic

Easter Sunday masses at St. Jude Catholic Church, 930 Ashland Terrace, will be at 8 and 10:30 a.m., 12:15 and 5:30 p.m. all in English.


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Prince Albert Daily Herald

Churches work together to celebrate Good Friday

Instead of claiming their church is the cat's pajamas, a group Prince Albert churches are putting on a multidenominational service on Good Friday.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Manchester Journal

The Independent Investor

This Friday the stock and bond markets will be closed to commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, or so the theory goes.


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International Business Times

Maundy Thursday 2014: Top 5 Interesting Facts to Know about Last...

Maundy Thursday commemorates the day when Jesus Christ instituted the Eucharist during the Last Supper, an event that is described in the Holy Bible.


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Saipan Tribune

Preparations for Good Friday trek underway

Preparations for the Good Friday trek up Mt. Tapochau are well underway in celebration of Holy Week, when the island's Catholic faithful commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.


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Hucknall and Bulwell Dispatch

Good Friday service in Bulwell

An open-air service for Good Friday, organised by Bulwell Churches Together, will take place on the busy Main Street pedestrian zone today, starting at 10.30am.


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Staging - taltal' through street theater

COMMUNITY and street theater is alive in the Philippines during Holy Week. Various popular Catholic devotions transform the entire country into a living, interactive theater replete with superstitious beliefs, reunions and parties.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Life, Palm Sunday, Holidays, Philippines, World News,

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Rio Times

Celebrating 2014 Easter in Rio and Brazil

With Easter rapidly approaching, it is time for Rio residents to start planning for this special holiday.


Related Topix: Life, Easter, Holidays, South America, World News, Brazil, Uruguay Travel, South America Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel, Travel, Cake, Dessert, Food, Baked Goods

Hispanically Speaking

Cuban Government Makes Good Friday an Official Holiday

Cuba has now made Good Friday an official national holiday after restoring that Catholic feast as an "exceptional" measure when Pope Benedict XVI visited the island in 2012 .


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The Montgomery Advertiser

Holy Week Activities

Here are some of the activities: St. John's AME Church, 807 Madison Ave., will have preaching at 7 p.m. from the Rev.


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Harlan Daily Enterprise

Special services mark Holy Week

We are in the midst of Holy Week and will soon celebrate Good Friday, a religious holiday observed primarily by Christians commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary.


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ABC News

Where To Go for Easter and Holy Week

Easter is fast-approaching, and leading up to the springtime holiday is Holy Week, which, in Roman Catholic tradition, is the last week of Lent, taking place right before Easter .


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Visalia Times-Delta

Good Friday Walk

This Friday will see the unification of five downtown churches of varying denominations for a celebration of Good Friday -- a day observed by Christians as the anniversary of the crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ.


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Catholics reminded of Holy Week observance

AN OFFICIAL of the Archdiocese of Zamboanga has reminded the catholic faithful that going to the Mayor Cesar Climaco Freedom Park in Mount Abong-Abong during the Holy Week is for a sacrifice or penitence and not for a picnic.


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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Free Republic

Pope: During Holy Week, ask which Gospel character you resemble

Preceded by young people and clergy waving tall palm branches, Pope Francis began his Holy Week liturgies by encouraging people to ask themselves which personality in the Gospel accounts of Jesus' passion, death and resurrection they resemble most.


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Bishop McDonnell to celebrate Chrism Mass, Holy Week, Easter cathedral services; Way of Cross set

The Most Rev. Timothy A. McDonnell, bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield, will bless the holy oils used for sacraments, and at other special occasions, throughout the year, at a Chrism Mass on April 14 at 7 p.m. at St. Michael's Cathedral, 260 State St. According to a diocesan release, many priests will renew their ordination vows ... (more)


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Catholic World News

Text for Stations of the Cross will examine human suffering

In meditations written for the Way of the Cross, to be read on Good Friday during the traditional observance at the Roman Coliseum, Archbishop Giancarlo Bregantini of Campobasso-Boiano, Italy calls attention to the human suffering, and calls for "bridges of solidarity" to help those in need.


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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Leinster Express

Portlaoise news

Portlaoise Parish Roman Catholic: Tuesday, April 15 7.30pm in Parish Church. Novena Wednesday, 7.30pm Sr Breige McKenna Miracles Do Happen.


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