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Ekklesia
Brexit, bulldogs and self-congratulatory illusionVan Gogh are part of my birthright as are Elgar, Dickens and Turner. My spiritu
Brexit, bulldogs and self-congratulatory illusion
Ekklesia / Posted 7 hours ago
Van Gogh are part of my birthright as are Elgar, Dickens and Turner. My spiritual life owes as much to Martin Luther and Francis of Assisi as it does to George Fox. My generation welcomes a far freer and more accessible exchange of experience,... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Boulder energy worker claims to communicate with animalsa way for people to honor their pets and connect with other pet lovers in town.
Boulder energy worker claims to communicate with animals
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted yesterday
a way for people to honor their pets and connect with other pet lovers in town. Animals are blessed through a prayer to St. Francis of Assisi, a patron saint known for his love of animals. Wingerson will wish the pets health and joy. "Animal... Read more
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The Herald News
Plan your Memorial Day weekend with these Greater Fall River eventsfollow, on Main Street across from Fire Station No. 1. • The parade will assemb
Plan your Memorial Day weekend with these Greater Fall River events
The Herald News / Posted 3 days ago
follow, on Main Street across from Fire Station No. 1. • The parade will assemble on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 530 Gardners Neck Road and is scheduled to step off at 1 p.m. and will travel south onto Wilbur... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Berkshire Newsmaker: The Rev William Cyr, pastor of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish of North Adams— and the challenges along the way, perhaps none as dramatic and urgent than th
Berkshire Newsmaker: The Rev William Cyr, pastor of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish of North Adams
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 3 days ago
— and the challenges along the way, perhaps none as dramatic and urgent than this month, when the steeple of the unused St. Francis of Assisi Church was found to be structurally unsound and had to be immediately taken down. Cyr has been pastor in... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Harry A. Wenner Sr.the Wyoming Valley. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Nanticoke,
Harry A. Wenner Sr.
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
the Wyoming Valley. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Nanticoke, and had been a member of the former St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Nanticoke, where for many years he served alongside his wife as a Eucharistic... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Catholic Charities' new chapel highlights 'Church' within agencyit has been a work for such a long time. It is a day that is really big in our
Catholic Charities' new chapel highlights 'Church' within agency
The Oklahoman / Posted 5 days ago
it has been a work for such a long time. It is a day that is really big in our hearts," said Wallace, a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. She said the new chapel seemed more like a church than the chapel housed within the... Read more
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Ballard News-Tribune
The Narrowism of HeroismHarriet Tubman---guys like that. But squealing on someone else? A hero? It al
The Narrowism of Heroism
Ballard News-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Harriet Tubman---guys like that. But squealing on someone else? A hero? It all takes me back to the 7th grade at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School---a day I was very worried. After all, teachers did not normally tell a kid to stay after... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Demolition of St. Francis may facilitate sale of parcelNORTH ADAMS >> As St. Francis of Assisi Church falls, its value is likely
Demolition of St. Francis may facilitate sale of parcel
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 7 days ago
NORTH ADAMS >> As St. Francis of Assisi Church falls, its value is likely increasing. Any potential sale of the historic church at the corner of Eagle and Union streets, owned by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield, had previously... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
School Notesat Isaac Tripp Elementary School participated in a reading service project for
School Notes
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
at Isaac Tripp Elementary School participated in a reading service project for the St. Francis of Assisi Kitchen this spring. The 36 students who participated raised $2,135.66 to help feed the hungry. The top... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Diocese of Scranton honors Monsignor Joseph P. Kellydiocese’s Catholic Social Services in January after working there for a decade.
Diocese of Scranton honors Monsignor Joseph P. Kelly
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
diocese’s Catholic Social Services in January after working there for a decade. He continues as executive director of St. Francis of Assisi Kitchen, a position he uses to “generously serve the people of God,” Bishop Joseph C. Bambera said of the... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Deaconesses: Francis commissions study on female deaconsin the early church, but what their duties entailed is cloudy, said Sheila Prze
Deaconesses: Francis commissions study on female deacons
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 9 days ago
in the early church, but what their duties entailed is cloudy, said Sheila Przesmicki, lay ecclesial minister of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Booneville. “What we do know is that one of their main goals in the early church is in... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Bishop Rozanski to review demolition work at North Adams churchDeterioration on the steeple of the former St. Francis of Assisi Church in Nort
Bishop Rozanski to review demolition work at North Adams church
WWLP Springfield / Posted 10 days ago
Deterioration on the steeple of the former St. Francis of Assisi Church in North Adams. Image Courtesy: Diocese of Springfield NORTH ADAMS, Mass. (WWLP) – A 150 year-old Catholic church in North Adams is being torn down, and Springfield Bishop... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
New custodian of Holy Land vows to work for peace, dialoguethat his name alone carried weight, given that "Francis" is the namesake of bot
New custodian of Holy Land vows to work for peace, dialogue
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 10 days ago
that his name alone carried weight, given that "Francis" is the namesake of both the pope and the founder of his order, St. Francis of Assisi. He said: "We know the name implies a tireless commitment to building bridges, dialogue and peace." He... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Bishop to visit site of St. Francis demolition>> On Friday, Mitchell Rozanski, bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of
Bishop to visit site of St. Francis demolition
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 11 days ago
>> On Friday, Mitchell Rozanski, bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield, will visit the site of the St. Francis of Assisi Church demolition, which progressed enough on Thursday to allow nearby residents back into their homes and... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Dirt biker chargedspeeding on school property and Alcona streets Tuesday evening. Just before 6
Dirt biker charged
Barrie Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
speeding on school property and Alcona streets Tuesday evening. Just before 6 p.m., South Simcoe police officers at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School were approached by daycare staff about a dirt bike motorcycle being driven aggressively... Read more
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York Daily Record
Who will run with Trump? Some suggestionshasn't debased himself enough, is said to be interested, but he's the kind of j
Who will run with Trump? Some suggestions
York Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
hasn't debased himself enough, is said to be interested, but he's the kind of jerk who makes Christie seem like St. Francis of Assisi. John Kasich would help with voters who are on their meds, as he seems kind of sane, but then, he's kind of... Read more
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Raw Story
History shows the religious right’s batsh*t crazy version of Jesus isn’t unique to modern timesBernardino belonged to the Order of Friars Minor, known in the vernacular as th
History shows the religious right’s batsh*t crazy version of Jesus isn’t unique to modern times
Raw Story / Posted 13 days ago
Bernardino belonged to the Order of Friars Minor, known in the vernacular as the “Franciscans,” an order founded by St. Francis of Assisi, whose emphasis on poverty as a Godly virtue had presented a challenge to the Church during his lifetime.... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Slow demolition of St. Francis steeple likely to last through week>> Starting at the top of its 168-foot spire, workers on Monday began the
Slow demolition of St. Francis steeple likely to last through week
Bennington Banner / Posted 14 days ago
>> Starting at the top of its 168-foot spire, workers on Monday began the painstaking process of deconstructing St. Francis of Assisi Church. A crane stretched high in the air at the corner of Union and Eagle streets as crews battled chilly... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
St. Francis cross, bells to remain in North Adams — as will memories of beloved churchNORTH ADAMS >> Though St. Francis of Assisi will soon be gone, its cross
St. Francis cross, bells to remain in North Adams — as will memories of beloved church
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 14 days ago
NORTH ADAMS >> Though St. Francis of Assisi will soon be gone, its cross and bells will remain in North Adams. Following its removal from atop the church steeple early Monday, the cross will be donated to the North Adams Historical Society for... Read more
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Breitbart
Pope Francis: Human Beings Deserve More Compassion Than Cats and Dogshim and give him glory. Thus men owe them kindness,” it reads. “We should recal
Pope Francis: Human Beings Deserve More Compassion Than Cats and Dogs
Breitbart / Posted 14 days ago
him and give him glory. Thus men owe them kindness,” it reads. “We should recall the gentleness with which saints like St. Francis of Assisi or St. Philip Neri treated animals.” The Catechism also states, however, that it is “unworthy” to spend... Read more
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MLive.com
Washtenaw Elementary Science Olympiad draws thousands of studentsthe information provided on various maps. "It might sound like hard work, whic
Washtenaw Elementary Science Olympiad draws thousands of students
MLive.com / Posted 15 days ago
the information provided on various maps. "It might sound like hard work, which it is, but it's fun," Goldberg said. St. Francis of Assisi students Nate Fabriga and Lydia Zajchowski both competed in the "photon phun" and "gravity racer" events.... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Evacuations surprise visitors, residents of North Adamsevacuated by public safety officials late Saturday night after engineers and ci
Evacuations surprise visitors, residents of North Adams
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 15 days ago
evacuated by public safety officials late Saturday night after engineers and city staff deemed the nearby former St. Francis of Assisi Church to be in imminent danger of collapsing. Mark and Lisa retrieved from their belongings and, luckily,... Read more
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The New Yorker
Just a Little Onetell that the crash is coming when I start getting tender about Our Dumb Friend
Just a Little One
The New Yorker / Posted 15 days ago
tell that the crash is coming when I start getting tender about Our Dumb Friends. Three highballs, and I think I’m St. Francis of Assisi. But I don’t believe anything is going to happen to me on these. That’s because they’re made of real... Read more
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Bennington Banner
In North Adams, 'iconic' church steeple on verge of topplingADAMS — Following a partial collapse earlier this week, city and church officia
In North Adams, 'iconic' church steeple on verge of toppling
Bennington Banner / Posted 16 days ago
ADAMS — Following a partial collapse earlier this week, city and church officials fear the steeple atop the former St. Francis of Assisi Church is in danger of collapsing. The steeple, a hallmark of the city's iconic skyline, will be at least... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
In North Adams, 'iconic' church steeple on verge of topplingADAMS — Following a partial collapse earlier this week, city and church officia
In North Adams, 'iconic' church steeple on verge of toppling
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 16 days ago
ADAMS — Following a partial collapse earlier this week, city and church officials fear the steeple atop the former St. Francis of Assisi Church is in danger of collapsing. The steeple, a hallmark of the city's iconic skyline, will be at least... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Church listings - May 14M.Div., Pastor, 380-6359. Worship: 10:15, Sunday Mornings at the WV School Comm
Church listings - May 14
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 16 days ago
M.Div., Pastor, 380-6359. Worship: 10:15, Sunday Mornings at the WV School Community Room, 911 North Avenue, Weldona. St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church: Sunday Service: 7 a.m. Mass. Goodrich Weldon Valley Presbyterian Church: 24159 1st St.,... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Catholic social teachings call to the dignity of creationwork and care for the environment is wonderfully addressed in Laudato Si' inspi
Catholic social teachings call to the dignity of creation
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 16 days ago
work and care for the environment is wonderfully addressed in Laudato Si' inspired by the "Canticle of Creation" by St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of ecology. This encyclical is primarily a message of hope and a call to action. In the... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Voices of Faith: The truth about true friendshipJesus' love and the grace of our Lord truly unites us. What a blessing such ho
Voices of Faith: The truth about true friendship
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 17 days ago
Jesus' love and the grace of our Lord truly unites us. What a blessing such holy friendships are in my life. Louisa Parsons is the rector at St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church. She married her college sweetheart and they have two grown childr... Read more
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Tucson Weekly
Guest Opinion: Vote No on Prop 123fool some of the people all of the time, but you can’t fool all the people all
Guest Opinion: Vote No on Prop 123
Tucson Weekly / Posted 17 days ago
fool some of the people all of the time, but you can’t fool all the people all of the time.” The final quote is from St. Francis of Assisi. “Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible, and suddenly you are doing the... Read more
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Times News
Nesquehoning woman will be new Marian principala shared responsibility toward helping students set expectations for their achi
Nesquehoning woman will be new Marian principal
Times News / Posted 17 days ago
a shared responsibility toward helping students set expectations for their achievement,” Susko said. “As a member of St. Francis of Assisi Church in Nesquehoning, I believe that my religious commitment and my educational experiences in... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Why the Manhattan skyline will glow red Thursday nightThe Helmsley Building, Pastai, EOLO, Church of Saint Francis Xavier, Church of
Why the Manhattan skyline will glow red Thursday night
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 18 days ago
The Helmsley Building, Pastai, EOLO, Church of Saint Francis Xavier, Church of Saint Paul the Apostle, Church of Saint Francis of Assisi, Sak’s Fifth Avenue, and Viacom, according to Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC), which is leading the... Read more
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The Alliance Review
John J. Holland Sr.He retired to Lake Placid, Florida, and was an active member of St. Francis of
John J. Holland Sr.
The Alliance Review / Posted 19 days ago
He retired to Lake Placid, Florida, and was an active member of St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church in Lake Placid, Florida. A 1951 graduate of Alliance High School, John was employed at American Steel Foundry as a production machine foreman and... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Weldon Valley newsas an exchange student. If you would like to know more about hosting a student
Weldon Valley news
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 20 days ago
as an exchange student. If you would like to know more about hosting a student contact Meredith Chapin. Church chat: St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Weldona has mass each Sunday at 7:00 a.m., with Father Frank Garcia. All the mothers... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Follow the aroma, it’s Cajun Fest!and other Cajun delicacies. And when your mouth begins watering, don’t hesitate
Follow the aroma, it’s Cajun Fest!
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 21 days ago
and other Cajun delicacies. And when your mouth begins watering, don’t hesitate to follow your nose – straight to St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, where Cajun Fest will take place. You, your friends and neighbors are all invited and... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
New executive council for secular Franciscan orderGeck, OFS; Suzanne Deshayes, OFS; Marilyn Krier, OFS; Vincent Hoefler, OFS; and
New executive council for secular Franciscan order
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
Geck, OFS; Suzanne Deshayes, OFS; Marilyn Krier, OFS; Vincent Hoefler, OFS; and Francy Simants, OFS. In the words of St. Francis of Assisi, "Those who are put in charge of others should be no prouder of their office than if they had been... Read more
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The Manila Times
The cheating is on, shall we let it continue?we end with God. In philosophy, we call this our First and Last End. We are ne
The cheating is on, shall we let it continue?
The Manila Times / Posted 25 days ago
we end with God. In philosophy, we call this our First and Last End. We are never to veer away from this. Sister Death, as Francis of Assisi calls her, interrupts our journey only to transport the good and faithful servant to another world where... Read more
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Leominster Champion
May 6, 2016Leominster, passed away April 25, 2016 in Keystone Center in Leominster. The fu
May 6, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 25 days ago
Leominster, passed away April 25, 2016 in Keystone Center in Leominster. The funeral was held April 29, with a Mass in St. Francis of Assisi Church in Fitchburg. Interment followed in St. Bernard’s Cemetery. Arrangements were under the care of the... Read more
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Leominster Champion
~ Passings ~ | May 6, 2016Leominster, passed away April 25, 2016 in Keystone Center in Leominster. The fu
~ Passings ~ | May 6, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 25 days ago
Leominster, passed away April 25, 2016 in Keystone Center in Leominster. The funeral was held April 29, with a Mass in St. Francis of Assisi Church in Fitchburg. Interment followed in St. Bernard’s Cemetery. Arrangements were under the care of the... Read more
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The Brown and White
Appeal puts fate of to-be-closed Easton church in limbohas proposed. Hale has been involved in saving many of them. His interest in s
Appeal puts fate of to-be-closed Easton church in limbo
The Brown and White / Posted 25 days ago
has proposed. Hale has been involved in saving many of them. His interest in saving churches started when his church, St. Francis of Assisi, closed in 2006 in Lee, Massachusetts. "That didn't need to happen," he said. "I was not given the... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
News Digestthe beauty of nature, and seventh- and eighth-graders created Earth Day greetin
News Digest
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
the beauty of nature, and seventh- and eighth-graders created Earth Day greeting cards. Students also learned about St. Francis of Assisi, an Italian saint considered to be the first environmental activist. Located at 138 Spit Brook Road in... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Weldon Valley Newsas an exchange student. If you would like to know more about hosting a student
Weldon Valley News
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 26 days ago
as an exchange student. If you would like to know more about hosting a student contact Meredith Chapin. Church chat: St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Weldona has mass each Sunday at 7 a.m. with Father Frank Garcia. The men of the Knights... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Take and Read: Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poorof this vision requires spiritual conversion. Boff offers living "cardinal eco
Take and Read: Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 28 days ago
of this vision requires spiritual conversion. Boff offers living "cardinal ecological virtues," as exemplified by St. Francis of Assisi, as the pathway forward. Prayer was St. Francis' entrée to his self-understanding as an ontological... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Guruve School Scoops U.S.$100 000 Stem Prizeto high tech knowledge driven economy. 2. Makusha Kudakwashe (Marist Brothers,
Guruve School Scoops U.S.$100 000 Stem Prize
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
to high tech knowledge driven economy. 2. Makusha Kudakwashe (Marist Brothers, Matabeleland North) 3. Tsikayi Nigel (St Francis of Assisi High, Mashonaland East 4. Mavhunga Cosmas (Chipindura High, Mashonaland Central) 7. Maphosa Ngonidzashe... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Funeral Notices9:30 a.m., St. Mary's Visitation Church. Interment: Dunmore Cemetery. Friends m
Funeral Notices
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
9:30 a.m., St. Mary's Visitation Church. Interment: Dunmore Cemetery. Friends may call today, 4 to 8 p.m. Memorials: St. Francis of Assisi Kitchen, 500 Penn Ave., Scranton, PA 18509. Condolences: www.mazurfuneralhome.com. MATTICKS, ANN MARIE,... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Half century in hair, Carbondale man teaches new barbersservices to veterans at Gino Merli Center, children connected with the United N
Half century in hair, Carbondale man teaches new barbers
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
services to veterans at Gino Merli Center, children connected with the United Neighborhood Center, and clients of the St. Francis of Assisi Kitchen. They accept other walk-ins for a requested donation of $5 as they help eager students get the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Sharon A. Potter, Town of Hamburg senior clerk typistby two daughters, Michelle Galloway and Lisa; a sister, Kathy Carlini; and a br
Sharon A. Potter, Town of Hamburg senior clerk typist
The Buffalo News / Posted 30 days ago
by two daughters, Michelle Galloway and Lisa; a sister, Kathy Carlini; and a brother, Jerry Kostrzycki Jr. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9:30 a.m. Monday in St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 4263 St. Francis Drive, Athol Sprin... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
N.J. Catholic diocese is getting a new bishop Tuesdaythe eve of Checchio's ordination and installation,there will be a celebration o
N.J. Catholic diocese is getting a new bishop Tuesday
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted a month ago
the eve of Checchio's ordination and installation,there will be a celebration of Evening Prayer at the Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi, Metuchen, beginning at 6 p.m. The Metuchen cathedral is the bishop's seat. About 900 people from the... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
East Rutherford K of C to hold annual golf outingearly. Contact Wayne Ricigliano at 201-531-0632 or Wayne4524@comcast.net, or Pa
East Rutherford K of C to hold annual golf outing
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted a month ago
early. Contact Wayne Ricigliano at 201-531-0632 or Wayne4524@comcast.net, or Pat Brislin at 201-638-0309 or landollgimpy@aol.com. Make checks payable to St. Francis of Assisi KofC 4524 and mail to Wayne Ricigiliano, 544 Union St., Carlstadt,... Read more
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The Christian Post
Is Christianity to Blame for Everything Bad in the World?bear Christian names, as they were founded to show forth Christian love. I was
Is Christianity to Blame for Everything Bad in the World?
The Christian Post / Posted a month ago
bear Christian names, as they were founded to show forth Christian love. I was born in St. Francis Hospital — as in St. Francis of Assisi. Speaking of St. Francis, he is the name sake of the city across the bridge from Oakland, San Francisco.... Read more
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Times News
Panther Valley newsset for 7 p.m. on June 7. Health screening The Omega Health Screen will be of
Panther Valley news
Times News / Posted 1 months ago
set for 7 p.m. on June 7. Health screening The Omega Health Screen will be offered from 7 to 9:30 a.m. on Saturdayat St. Francis of Assisi Church, 140 W. Mill St. To register, call 1-800-776-6342. The screening is sponsored by the Nesquehoning... Read more
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