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The Irish Times
In a Word ... Francisnot forget about the poor . . . and that struck me . . . the poor, the poor . .
In a Word ... Francis
The Irish Times / Posted an hour ago
not forget about the poor . . . and that struck me . . . the poor, the poor . . .” Immediately “I thought of St Francis of Assisi. Francis was a man of peace, a man of poverty, a man who loved and protected creation.” That was how the name came to... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Faith shines on canvasboth of whom have been widely followed across the globe for their simplicity an
Faith shines on canvas
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 6 hours ago
both of whom have been widely followed across the globe for their simplicity and preachings – Sant Kabir and Francis of Assisi. This long-drawn project compelled John into searching and understanding the interconnectedness of everything that... Read more
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Brush News-Tribune
Community Calendar for Morgan CountySt. Charles Episcopal Church, 505 E. Eighth Ave., Fort Morgan. Bring pets for b
Community Calendar for Morgan County
Brush News-Tribune / Posted 8 hours ago
St. Charles Episcopal Church, 505 E. Eighth Ave., Fort Morgan. Bring pets for blessing in commemoration of St. Francis of Assisi. Info: 970-867-6228. Monday, Oct. 3 Noon. Alcoholics Anonymous Your Life Group meeting, at 208 W. Beaver Ave., Fort... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Summit County area calendar of eventshold a Bring Your Pets to Mass at 11 a.m. The outdoor Mass with pet blessing wi
Summit County area calendar of events
The Suburbanite / Posted 11 hours ago
hold a Bring Your Pets to Mass at 11 a.m. The outdoor Mass with pet blessing will commemorate the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi and his love of animals. Pets need to be on leashes or caged. Bring your lawn chair. In case of rain, take your pets... Read more
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Daily Journal
Religion News for Sept. 30will be distributed. Praise worship will be held at 12:45 p.m. with music by Ch
Religion News for Sept. 30
Daily Journal / Posted 21 hours ago
will be distributed. Praise worship will be held at 12:45 p.m. with music by Christine Kelly. •In honor of St. Francis of Assisi, Bernhardt will do a blessing of the animals in the parking lot at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. All are invited to bring their... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Community Calendar for Morgan CountySt. Charles Episcopal Church, 505 E. Eighth Ave., Fort Morgan. Bring pets for b
Community Calendar for Morgan County
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 23 hours ago
St. Charles Episcopal Church, 505 E. Eighth Ave., Fort Morgan. Bring pets for blessing in commemoration of St. Francis of Assisi. Info: 970-867-6228. Monday, Oct. 3 Noon. Alcoholics Anonymous Your Life Group meeting, at 208 W. Beaver Ave., Fort... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Politicians Flock to Spca Auckland’s Blessing of the Animalsthey represent, including a bird, ducks, a giraffe, a goat and a dog.The servic
Politicians Flock to Spca Auckland’s Blessing of the Animals
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
they represent, including a bird, ducks, a giraffe, a goat and a dog.The service, to celebrate the life of St Francis of Assisi, the Patron Saint of animals, has attracted a large variety of animals to the church through the years, including... Read more
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The Suffolk Times
Oysterponds news: Flag donations are soughtservice, Father Richard Hoerning will be blessing pets at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct.
Oysterponds news: Flag donations are sought
The Suffolk Times / Posted yesterday
service, Father Richard Hoerning will be blessing pets at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4 — the actual feast day of St. Francis of Assisi — outside the St. Agnes rectory garages. Please make sure dogs and cats are leashed or contained. All are... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
St. Francis Of Assisi Episcopal Church Announces "Blessing Of Animals" This SundaySt. Francis Day and the Blessing of Animals will be celebrated this Sunday from
St. Francis Of Assisi Episcopal Church Announces "Blessing Of Animals" This Sunday
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
St. Francis Day and the Blessing of Animals will be celebrated this Sunday from 1:30-4 p.m. at St. Francis Of Assisi Episcopal Church Campus, 7555 Ooltewah-Georgetown Road in Ooltewah. Admission is f and all faiths are welcome. "Bring your pet and... Read more
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GlaubeAktuell
GlaubeAktuell: Journal - Glaube,Liebe,HoffnungFranz von Assisi. Der Traum vom einfachen Leben Wer war Franziskus � und was h
GlaubeAktuell: Journal - Glaube,Liebe,Hoffnung
GlaubeAktuell / Posted yesterday
Franz von Assisi. Der Traum vom einfachen Leben Wer war Franziskus � und was hat der Mann aus Assisi uns heute noch zu sagen? Die katholische Kirche hat Franz von Assisi und seinen »Traum vom einfachen Leben« stets für sich vereinnahmt, seine... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Lesbian nuns renounce vows to get married after falling in love during a missionAmerica, met during a pilgrimage and belonged to the Franciscan order, which fo
Lesbian nuns renounce vows to get married after falling in love during a mission
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
America, met during a pilgrimage and belonged to the Franciscan order, which follows the disciplines of Saint Francis of Assisi - Pope Francis' namesake. The former nuns - whose surnames were not revealed because they requested anonymity - had... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Louisville could expand smoking ban to e-cigs and hookahwas killed when the SUV he was driving crashed and rolled down an embankment.
Louisville could expand smoking ban to e-cigs and hookah
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted yesterday
was killed when the SUV he was driving crashed and rolled down an embankment. Schaffner Elementary, St. Francis of Assisi and St. Xavier named National Blue Ribbon SchoolsSchaffner Elementary, St. Francis of Assisi and St. Xavier named... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
VIDEO | Mother gets her dying wish to see daughter perform at PRP High Schoolwas killed when the SUV he was driving crashed and rolled down an embankment.
VIDEO | Mother gets her dying wish to see daughter perform at PRP High School
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted yesterday
was killed when the SUV he was driving crashed and rolled down an embankment. Schaffner Elementary, St. Francis of Assisi and St. Xavier named National Blue Ribbon SchoolsSchaffner Elementary, St. Francis of Assisi and St. Xavier named... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Social media expert weighs in on clown craze threatening area schoolswas killed when the SUV he was driving crashed and rolled down an embankment.
Social media expert weighs in on clown craze threatening area schools
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted yesterday
was killed when the SUV he was driving crashed and rolled down an embankment. Schaffner Elementary, St. Francis of Assisi and St. Xavier named National Blue Ribbon SchoolsSchaffner Elementary, St. Francis of Assisi and St. Xavier named... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
VIDEO | Mother gets her dying with to see daughter perform at PRP High Schoolwas killed when the SUV he was driving crashed and rolled down an embankment.
VIDEO | Mother gets her dying with to see daughter perform at PRP High School
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted yesterday
was killed when the SUV he was driving crashed and rolled down an embankment. Schaffner Elementary, St. Francis of Assisi and St. Xavier named National Blue Ribbon SchoolsSchaffner Elementary, St. Francis of Assisi and St. Xavier named... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Things to do in Morgan Countyp.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, for a special blessing of the animals. This blessing will
Things to do in Morgan County
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted yesterday
p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, for a special blessing of the animals. This blessing will be held in commemoration of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals, who recognized the divine spark in the beauty of creation and all living creatures. This... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Program teaches gun safety for kids amid accidental shootings in Louisvillewas killed when the SUV he was driving crashed and rolled down an embankment.
Program teaches gun safety for kids amid accidental shootings in Louisville
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
was killed when the SUV he was driving crashed and rolled down an embankment. Schaffner Elementary, St. Francis of Assisi and St. Xavier named National Blue Ribbon SchoolsSchaffner Elementary, St. Francis of Assisi and St. Xavier named... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Kentucky State University opens doors for ITT Tech and St. Catherine College studentswas killed when the SUV he was driving crashed and rolled down an embankment.
Kentucky State University opens doors for ITT Tech and St. Catherine College students
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
was killed when the SUV he was driving crashed and rolled down an embankment. Schaffner Elementary, St. Francis of Assisi and St. Xavier named National Blue Ribbon SchoolsSchaffner Elementary, St. Francis of Assisi and St. Xavier named... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Blessing of the animals set for Saturdayby ordained officials at the interdenominational service are dogs and cats, all
Blessing of the animals set for Saturday
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 days ago
by ordained officials at the interdenominational service are dogs and cats, all greeted in the spirit of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals, said the event's founder. She won't go as far to say the animals are aware of the... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Schaffner Elementary, St. Francis of Assisi and St. Xavier named National Blue Ribbon Schools Schaffner Traditional Elementary School Schaffner Traditional...
Schaffner Elementary, St. Francis of Assisi and St. Xavier named National Blue Ribbon Schools
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
Schaffner Traditional Elementary School Schaffner Traditional... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Blessing of the pets SundayThe annual Blessing of the Animals will take place on Sunday Oct. 2, in conjunc
Blessing of the pets Sunday
Comox Valley Record / Posted 2 days ago
The annual Blessing of the Animals will take place on Sunday Oct. 2, in conjunction with the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi (patron saint of animals) at 11:30 a.m. at St. John the Divine Anglican Church fenced yard at 579 5th Street, Courtenay. Each... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Blessing of the Animals is Oct. 8Aspen Community Church will hold its Blessing of the Animals at 11 a.m. Oct. 8.
Blessing of the Animals is Oct. 8
The Aspen Times / Posted 2 days ago
Aspen Community Church will hold its Blessing of the Animals at 11 a.m. Oct. 8. “St. Francis of Assisi is known as the patron saint of animals, and it is customary for churches to hold ceremonies blessing animals near or on his feast day, which is... Read more
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Brush News-Tribune
Things to do in Morgan Countyp.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, for a special blessing of the animals. This blessing will
Things to do in Morgan County
Brush News-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, for a special blessing of the animals. This blessing will be held in commemoration of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals, who recognized the divine spark in the beauty of creation and all living creatures. This... Read more
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Daily Mail
Pair of former nuns are tie the knot in a civil partnership in Italypair met when when they were both nuns at the Franciscan order, named after the
Pair of former nuns are tie the knot in a civil partnership in Italy
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
pair met when when they were both nuns at the Franciscan order, named after the current Pope's namesake Francis of Assisi. A pair of former nuns are to get married in Italy after they fell in love during a mission and will become one of... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
North Adams OKs $50,000 toward Notre Dame Church repairsa $50,000 appropriation to potentially prevent the former Notre Dame Church fro
North Adams OKs $50,000 toward Notre Dame Church repairs
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 2 days ago
a $50,000 appropriation to potentially prevent the former Notre Dame Church from meeting the same fate as Saint Francis of Assisi. Backed by $50,000 in state funding, the expenditure is intended to stabilize the worst parts of the at-risk historic... Read more
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The Columbian
Animal blessings at Vancouver churchesVancouver – The Church of the Good Shepherd is honoring St. Francis of Assisi t
Animal blessings at Vancouver churches
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
Vancouver – The Church of the Good Shepherd is honoring St. Francis of Assisi this Sunday. The patron saint of animals died Oct. 3, 1226. People can bring their pets, so long as they’re properly restrained, to the 11:15 a.m. service at the Episcopal... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
Big Announcement: The end of something…do?Move out of the country. To Canada, I suppose?Canada? No! They’ll be overru
Big Announcement: The end of something…
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
do?Move out of the country. To Canada, I suppose?Canada? No! They’ll be overrun with American refugees. I’m thinking maybe Assisi, over there in Italy... You’d be willing to do that, relocate to Italy?It’s a sacrifice, but yes. Or Bruges, or... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Things to do in Morgan Countyp.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, for a special blessing of the animals. This blessing will
Things to do in Morgan County
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 2 days ago
p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, for a special blessing of the animals. This blessing will be held in commemoration of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals, who recognized the divine spark in the beauty of creation and all living creatures. This... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Community Calendar for Morgan CountySt. Charles Episcopal Church, 505 E. Eighth Ave., Fort Morgan. Bring pets for b
Community Calendar for Morgan County
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 2 days ago
St. Charles Episcopal Church, 505 E. Eighth Ave., Fort Morgan. Bring pets for blessing in commemoration of St. Francis of Assisi. Info: 970-867-6228. Monday, Oct. 3 Noon. Alcoholics Anonymous Your Life Group meeting, at 208 W. Beaver Ave., Fort... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
Religious activities: Sept. 25, 2016on Sunday, Oct. 2, after the 8 and 10:30 a.m. services. The event is part of t
Religious activities: Sept. 25, 2016
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 3 days ago
on Sunday, Oct. 2, after the 8 and 10:30 a.m. services. The event is part of the church’s celebration of St. Francis of Assisi, who is often associated with care for animals, as well as the poor, who formed the core of his ministry. The blessing... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Pope Francis makes it harder to become a saintASSISI, ITALY (VATICAN TV/CNN) - The Pope is making it harder to become a saint
Pope Francis makes it harder to become a saint
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 3 days ago
ASSISI, ITALY (VATICAN TV/CNN) - The Pope is making it harder to become a saint. Pope Francis has approved new regulations surrounding the Roman Catholic practice of appointing saints, the Vatican announced in a statement last week. These changes... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Weldon Valley newshome of her parents Carol and Kurt Heupel. Flu season is here, get your flu sh
Weldon Valley news
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 3 days ago
home of her parents Carol and Kurt Heupel. Flu season is here, get your flu shot! Church chat: Mass at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 801 Warren in Weldona will be held on Saturdays at 5 p.m. with Father Francisco J. Garcia.... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Things to do in Morgan Countyp.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, for a special blessing of the animals. This blessing will
Things to do in Morgan County
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 3 days ago
p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, for a special blessing of the animals. This blessing will be held in commemoration of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals, who recognized the divine spark in the beauty of creation and all living creatures. This... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Community Calendar for Morgan CountySt. Charles Episcopal Church, 505 E. Eighth Ave., Fort Morgan. Bring pets for b
Community Calendar for Morgan County
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 3 days ago
St. Charles Episcopal Church, 505 E. Eighth Ave., Fort Morgan. Bring pets for blessing in commemoration of St. Francis of Assisi. Info: 970-867-6228. Monday, Oct. 3 Noon. Alcoholics Anonymous Your Life Group meeting, at 208 W. Beaver Ave., Fort... Read more
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Ballard News-Tribune
Four-legged Blessingsdog frolic. Ink and Sally. Sunshine. Ballard Commons. One short. One tall. Both
Four-legged Blessings
Ballard News-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
dog frolic. Ink and Sally. Sunshine. Ballard Commons. One short. One tall. Both with sleek black coats. St. Francis of Assisi is the Patron Saint of Animals. His Saint Day is October 4th, generally celebrated on the closest Sunday. Given the... Read more
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Times News
St. Katharine church members gather for 125th anniversarycriticism during the hour-long ceremony. In April, the Diocese of Allentown an
St. Katharine church members gather for 125th anniversary
Times News / Posted 4 days ago
criticism during the hour-long ceremony. In April, the Diocese of Allentown announced the consolidation of St. Francis of Assisi and St. Katharine Drexel parishes into St. Joseph Parish, Summit Hill. Our Lady of the Angels Academy in Lansford was... Read more
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Times News
Food, crafts, art highlight Lansford Alive festivalattendance while well-known vocalist Angela Nardini sang for the crowd. The fo
Food, crafts, art highlight Lansford Alive festival
Times News / Posted 4 days ago
attendance while well-known vocalist Angela Nardini sang for the crowd. The former St. Katharine Drexel and St. Francis of Assisi churches came together to prepare homemade food, including local favorites haluski, halupki and bleenies. The line... Read more
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Christian Today
10 Challenging Quotes From St Francis Of Assisi That Will Change The Way You View Faith26 marks the birthday of Giovanni de Bernardino, better known by the name he ad
10 Challenging Quotes From St Francis Of Assisi That Will Change The Way You View Faith
Christian Today / Posted 4 days ago
26 marks the birthday of Giovanni de Bernardino, better known by the name he adopted later in life – St Francis of Assisi. St Francis of Assisi was canonised by Pope Gregory IX in 1228, two years after he died in 1226. The Italian friar... Read more
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birminghammail
Walsall school evacuated after chemical spilland teachers were evacuated from a Walsall school over fears of a chemical spil
Walsall school evacuated after chemical spill
birminghammail / Posted 4 days ago
and teachers were evacuated from a Walsall school over fears of a chemical spill. Staff and children at St Francis of Assisi College, in Aldridge, were led to safety at around 12.45pm. Firefighters and police were called to the 1,100-pupil... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Community News Briefsp.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, for a special blessing of the animals. This blessing will
Community News Briefs
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 4 days ago
p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, for a special blessing of the animals. This blessing will be held in commemoration of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals, who recognized the divine spark in the beauty of creation and all living creatures. This... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Group continues its push to reverse church closingthe Diocese’s decision to shutter a pair of Panther Valley churches — St. Katha
Group continues its push to reverse church closing
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
the Diocese’s decision to shutter a pair of Panther Valley churches — St. Katharine Drexel in Lansford and St. Francis of Assisi in Nesquehoning — and shutter Our Lady of the Angels Academy school. “Both of my children attended Our Lady of the... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
By SEAN BARRONNE. The 3-hour community-outreach program was to bring more people to the chur
By SEAN BARRON
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 4 days ago
NE. The 3-hour community-outreach program was to bring more people to the church and celebrate the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, noted Anne Martin, event chairwoman. Many U.S. churches celebrate the feast Oct. 4 or in late September to honor the... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Non-profit news: Week of September 26, 2016$4 children 6 to 10; free for children under 6. Ken Low at 201-906-5319 or Denn
Non-profit news: Week of September 26, 2016
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 4 days ago
$4 children 6 to 10; free for children under 6. Ken Low at 201-906-5319 or Dennis Orosz at 201-791-6149. St. Francis of Assisi Church will host a beefsteak comedy night at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at 110 Bergen Ave., Ridgefield Park. Dinner and show by... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Bethesda, St. Edward plan annual blessing of the animalsin attendance; a hedgehog and hamster among the smallest. The blessing celebra
Bethesda, St. Edward plan annual blessing of the animals
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
in attendance; a hedgehog and hamster among the smallest. The blessing celebrates the life and faith of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals and nature. After the blessing, the teen group will sell dog treats to raise money for a... Read more
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Minda News
Terrorism denies God(Speech delivered at the “Thirst For Peace: Religions and Cultures in Dialogue”
Terrorism denies God
Minda News / Posted 5 days ago
(Speech delivered at the “Thirst For Peace: Religions and Cultures in Dialogue” in Assisi, Italy on September 18-20, 2016, on the Panel Discussion “Terrorism Denies God.” Pope Francis addressed some 400 participating leaders from various religions... Read more
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Minda News
Islam promotes and desires peace, with justice and dignity, for all human beings(Speech delivered at the International Meeting “Thirst For Peace: Religions and
Islam promotes and desires peace, with justice and dignity, for all human beings
Minda News / Posted 5 days ago
(Speech delivered at the International Meeting “Thirst For Peace: Religions and Cultures in Dialogue” in Assisi, Italy on September 18-20, 2016, on the Panel Discussion “Terrorism Denies God.” Pope Francis addressed some 400 participating leaders... Read more
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Minda News
Quevedo, Murad: extremism should not be identified with religion itselfthe panel discussion “Terrorism Denies God” during the “Thirst for Peace: Relig
Quevedo, Murad: extremism should not be identified with religion itself
Minda News / Posted 5 days ago
the panel discussion “Terrorism Denies God” during the “Thirst for Peace: Religions and Cultures in Dialogue” conference in Assisi, Italy last week. “Pope Francis has spoken of extremists in various religions. We should not identify extremism with... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Around the Towns, Sept. 25, 2016at 5 p.m. will be led by the Rev. Edward K. Erb. It is conducted each year in o
Around the Towns, Sept. 25, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
at 5 p.m. will be led by the Rev. Edward K. Erb. It is conducted each year in observance of the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi. The annual animal blessing holds a special place in the hearts of Father Erb and his wife, Susan, as does the local... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘World thirsts for peace’, Pope tells religious leadersASSISI, Italy: Pope Francis said Tuesday the world “thirsts for peace” after pr
‘World thirsts for peace’, Pope tells religious leaders
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
ASSISI, Italy: Pope Francis said Tuesday the world “thirsts for peace” after praying with faith leaders for an end to religious fanaticism and indifference to the plight of war victims. “We do not have weapons” to end wars and stop those who commit... Read more
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Times News
Canon lawyer provides voice for parishioners— basically the Catholic Church’s appeals court. She has also taken up the case
Canon lawyer provides voice for parishioners
Times News / Posted 6 days ago
— basically the Catholic Church’s appeals court. She has also taken up the case of two other local churches, St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Nesquehoning and Our Lady of Lourdes in Weatherly. When the parishioners mark the 125th anniversary of... Read more
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