Several services to be offered during Holy Week in Durango, surrounding areas

Many area houses of worship will offer special services and activities for Passover and Holy Week, which will begin Sunday with Palm Sunday.A second schedule will run in the The Durango Herald’s...

DATE: March 30, 2012 | CATEGORY: Religion

Religion Briefs

St. Paul’s holding Family Sunday School St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 2611 Junction Creek Road, will host its monthly “Family Sunday School” from 9 to 10 a.m. Sunday. Activities will include Bible...

DATE: March 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Religion

Homeless gospel singer turns chart topper

ATLANTA – James Fortune used to watch his children sleep in the bathtub before he lay beside his pregnant wife at night in a motel, wondering how he was going to provide for his family the next...

DATE: March 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Religion

Durango has wild Irish saint, but not Patrick

Durango could be celebrating the holiday at St. Patrick’s Church if so many other mining communities had not beaten Durango to the honor, but it still wound up with a Celtic saint whose personality...

DATE: March 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Religion

Five states tangle with churches, gay-marriage

Foes and supporters of same-sex marriage are gearing up for five costly and bruising statewide showdowns in the coming months on an issue that evenly divides Americans.It’s an election year subplot...

DATE: March 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Religion

Religion Briefs

Christian Science Church to host talk March 19 The local Christian Science Church will sponsor a talk by Marceil DeLacy of Seattle called “Just What is Christian Science?” at 7 p.m. March 19 at the...

DATE: March 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Religion

Reading all about one’s faith

Parishioners at St. Columba Catholic Church are involved in a three-month project to renew their connection to their faith by doing something simple – reading.They are embarking on their first...

DATE: March 2, 2012 | CATEGORY: Religion

Religion Briefs

Purim festival, carnival to be held Sunday A Purim Festival Family Carnival and Celebration will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Congregation Har Shalom, 2537 County Road 203.From 4 to 5 p.m.,...

DATE: March 2, 2012 | CATEGORY: Religion

Religion Briefs

Mountain View begins Sunday evening service Mountain View Community Church has begun 5 p.m. Sunday services at its location, 377 County Road 122 behind Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School. Pastor...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Religion

Local Christians have something in common – Lent

Durango’s ecumenical Lenten services illustrate how Christians have more similarities than differences when observing one of the religion’s pivotal holidays.Ash Wednesday kicked off this week as...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Religion

Religion Briefs

Har Shalom to hold Jewish musician presentation “Jewish Characters of Music/Music of Jewish Character” will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 29 at Congregation Har Shalom, 2537 County Road...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Religion

UK minister slams ‘militant’ secularism

LONDON – When it comes to religion, British politicians tend to heed the famous advice of Tony Blair’s spin doctor, Alastair Campbell – “We don’t do God.” In contrast to the United States, the...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Religion

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