Who is your neighbor?

The Valley’s Interfaith Council hosts “Day of Religious Understanding” ■ By Elyse Askari / Reporter One piece of baggage that diversity tends to lug along is misunderstanding. Differences between races, classes and religions are something all people face and have to decide how to handle. For the people involved in the Day of Religious Understanding…

The meaning of Good Friday

■  Metro Services / Contributed Good Friday is a Christian holiday that is celebrated every year on the Friday preceding Easter Sunday. Good Friday commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary, the location outside of Jerusalem’s walls where the crucifixion took place. Though Good Friday is considered a holiday and is…

From promises to victories

The Boxing for Christ program’s journey onward ■ Elyse Askari / Reporter Honesty is a very valuable trait. From youth, most people are told not to make promises that can’t be kept, and for some, like founder of San Jacinto’s Boxing for Christ Sonia Ramos, this general guideline has become a devoted lifestyle. “I built…