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GALLERY: Spokane area Easter photos

Submit your Easter photos by emailing Tracy.Simmons@spokanefavs.com! Tracy SimmonsTracy Simmons is an award-winning journalist specializing in religion reporting and digital entrepreneurship. In her approximate 20 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her pocket and found some of her favorite stories aboard cargo ships in New …

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Fascinated by Fire

Many startling self-revelations can occur through the process of entering seminary. The battery of psychological exams, including the 600-question, entirely true-false formatted exam called the Minnesota Multi-phasic Personality Inventory, or MMPI, proved especially enlightening for me. The MMPI is designed to flag those candidates with severe pathologies. In short, it’s …

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General Conference uplifts faith

Twice a year members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints come from all over the world to gather in Salt Lake City and recharge their faith. General Conference took place over the weekend and Spokane resident MaryBeth Wagstaff said it left her feeling inspired and encouraged. “It …

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BRIEF: Youth group focuses on living in a multicultural community

A new youth group, organized by Jacob's Well, will help junior and high school students learn about Spokane's multicultural community.  The group, Youth Connections, is led by an Israeli/Palestinian immigrant living in Spokane.  According to Jacob's Well, “Youth Connections is a new group starting to help young people from different …

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Ecumenical Good Friday service celebrates the Easter mystery

On Friday evening, the sanctuary at Our Lady of Lourdes Cathedral will slowly get darker and darker, symbolizing the crucifixion of Jesus and the suspense of his resurrection. It’s the second year the church has hosted the Ecumenical Tenebrae Prayer Service, which will be celebrated by five of Spokane’s Christian …

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