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In 1831, the pioneer families of Enoch Enloe Sr. and Lamon Short decided to settle near the area that eventually became Russellville after a wheel broke from one of their covered wagons. Four years later, several families gathered on a nearby farm to establish the community’s first church. The Baptist congregation then moved to an …

Father David Garcia, officially speaking, will tell you that he is retired after 46 years as Catholic priest. This, I will tell you, is very misleading. The publication this month of his book Preaching in the event of a pandemic: the pulpit in a year like no other is the final testament to the continued …

In an address to the Latin American Confederation of Religious (CLAR) last August, Pope Francis warned religious communities to avoid the “temptation to survive”. Concerned about “numbers” and “efficiency”, or nurturing a “murderous nostalgia” for earlier forms of piety and devotion, the Pope continued, spelling out the “siren song of religious life”. It’s not hard …

Rhodes State Offers Admission Events LIMA – Rhodes State College hosts two admissions events. Prospective students can visit Rhodes State College to learn more about the 70 academic and certificate programs offered by the college. There will be information about the admissions process, financial aid, scholarships, and academic program highlights from the faculty. The first …

Jeff, how was it for you to take this? JEFF CHU The decision to say yes to Dan and the children was not a difficult one. In fact, following and finishing the book was really difficult. But that’s the problem with friendship – I don’t think friendship is always easy. Sometimes friendship is going to …

Kristen keely-dinger Shana berkeley At the first 37208 special committee meeting, a resident summed up his life experience at 37208 by saying, “Either die or you go to jail. Despite this reality, there is a love network at work every day in North Nashville. Neighbors who have a little more buy groceries for neighbors who …

Hello, neighbors! Miranda Ceja here with a new edition of Laguna Beach Daily. First of all, the weather forecast for the day: Generally sunny and pleasant. High: 77 Low: 60. Saturday’s high tide is 6:55 a.m. at 3.94 feet. Low tide is 11:38 a.m. at 3.28 feet. Sunrise is at 7:08 a.m. and sunset is …

This week, as the world commemorates the first Yahrzeit Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks zt ”l, Chief Rabbi Emeritus of the United Hebrew Congregations of Great Britain and the Commonwealth, Dr Ari Berman, President of Yeshiva University, announced the establishment of the Rabbi Lord. Jonathan Sacks Center for Values ​​and Leadership founded by Terri and Andrew …

(Photo courtesy of Alpha Sigma Tau) Women’s Wellness Week is an initiative started two years ago by the former president of Alpha Sigma Tau who wanted to encourage students to take the time to focus on their emotional, physical, mental and spiritual well-being. Kyra BarryConnector editor For many students here at UMass Lowell, midterms are …

25 October 2021 Peta mccartney Sydney, Australia Australians are experiencing a ‘spiritual awakening’ during COVID-19, with a recent report showing they thought more of God, prayed more often, and reflected on the meaning of life. At a time when there was “faltering support for religious symbolism in public life” and the church was seen as …

In 2011 Risk inheritance has changed the board game forever. The brilliant adaptation of the classic strategy title created a new genre – the legacy genre – seemingly overnight. Today, a decade after its release, publisher Hasbro is developing Shadow forces of risk, a spiritual successor created with the help of famous designer Craig Van …

The coronavirus has changed the way we connect, especially older people who are at high risk of catching the virus. Fortunately, technology has made it possible to stay in touch with friends, family and other support networks, even during times when isolation is a safety measure. “Seniors depend on a multidimensional support network that enables …

Start your Halloween celebrations by exploring the Spirit Realm with three recorded mediums from famed New York City Lily Dale at the Academy Theater on October 29 at 7:30 p.m. Reverend Celeste Elliott, Reverend Colleen Vanderzyden and Kimberly Kelleher will spend the evening with the audience exploring messages from “the other side.” Kelleher began her …

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona., October 19, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (“SRPMIC”) has awarded a grant of $ 50,000 to the Veterans Medical Leadership Council (VMLC), through its 12% gambling grant program. The VMLC supports all era veterans who have a verified and enhanced emergency need not supported by the VA. …

AUCKLAND, New Zealand – Since New Zealand closed its borders in March 2020, paving the way for one of the world’s most successful Covid-19 responses, the widebody jets that once carried its citizens to all corners most of the world have been redeployed for freight forwarding. And the vast majority of Kiwis have, throughout the …

Explore the New Hope White Lake Community Model Apartments, a 93,500 square foot campus and 95 senior apartments in White Lake Charter Township, Oakland County. We are really excited to present our model apartments to our seniors and their families as we prepare to unveil our brand new senior living community in White Lake, ” …

Community events in Poway, Rancho Bernardo and 4S Ranch. How to submit your event Email details (who, what, where, when, cost and contact information) to [email protected] The deadline is Friday noon. The articles are executed according to the available space. Questions? Call 619-806-7305. Thursday October 14 MEETING OF THE PUSD BOARD OF DIRECTORS – The …

Profession Rector Name of church or organization Saint-Jacques Episcopal Church Address Leesburg, Virginia job description St. James’ Leesburg is looking for its next rector. We are a vibrant and historic parish located in the heart of downtown Leesburg, which supports a deep sense of community as well as a small town atmosphere and charm. Loudoun …

Inauguration at LDS Casper Temple on October 9, 2021 (Gregory Hirst) CASPER, Wyo – Soil was mown on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ second Wyoming temple in Casper on Saturday. When Church President Russell M. Nelson announced in April that the Casper Temple would be built, it was news to the entire …

Photo: Al Torres Photography, Courtesy of Comcast In conjunction with Hispanic Heritage Month 2021, which takes place annually from September 15 to October 15, Comcast honors 8 volunteers from the Hispanic community who have demonstrated their commitment to Houston, its community organizations and more. We’ve teamed up with Comcast to shine a light on the …

As over-enrollment drives the college to fill all rooms on campus, places in language houses and other houses of special interest are part of the regular room draw. A unique part of the Middlebury experience is the opportunity to live in a university or special interest house where students pursue a common interest and share …

West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church celebrates 75 years! West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church proudly kicked off its 75th anniversary celebration on Sunday, September 19, 2021. Look for banners soon to be displayed on lamp posts in front of Rocky River Church, announcing that West Shore is “celebrating its birthday.” 75 years! The Diamond Jubilee celebration …

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) – October is National Depression Awareness Month, and Arkansas State University hopes to help students and the community improve their mental health. The university’s counseling center has scheduled online events this week to teach those with depression how to cope and encourage those struggling with issues like stress and anxiety to get …

LONDON (JTA) – Lindsey Taylor-Guthartz was a teenager when she began to feel Judaism calling her back. Her family had abandoned the synagogue, and by the mid-1970s they were living in Cornwall, about as far away from British Jewish centers as possible. She wrote letters to Jewish institutions and asked them to send her brochures. …

The day from the first spring buds to the fall leaves was the only season my dad and I spent together. The medical community at the time could neither diagnose his illness nor find a cure. He remained in the hospital for 28 days. As a believer, I think he had to pray to live. …

Members of the Ho-Chunk Nation, the Alliance for Justice and the Collaborative Reclaiming Sacred Spaces team visited the Pilgrim Center in April. Larry Littlegeorge, left, shares a map of the terrain. submitted photo The Pilgrim Center in Green Lake has been renamed “Daycholah Center” in honor of the Ho-Chunk Native Americans who first inhabited Green …

Printed submissions can be delivered to the Laurinburg Exchange office, emailed to [email protected] by 5 p.m. on Wednesday for inclusion in the following Friday’s edition. Be sure to include your event address and contact details as well as a phone number that editors can call for questions and clarification. Most events occurring outside the County …

An influential retirement home provider and research organization are launching a new model of wellness, with hopes the approach will gain traction across the industry and attract and better serve a rising generation of seniors. The “Person-Centered Model of Wellbeing” was developed by Mather, a non-profit, non-denominational organization based near Chicago in Evanston, Illinois. Mather …

To save time and fuel, please call ahead (508-966-0398) to confirm your interest and participation in upcoming programs, as those without a registrant will be canceled; others can be postponed. Local historian Jim Buckley returns to Senior Center on Tuesday, Oct.5 at 11 a.m. He will talk about a brave woman from Bellingham and what …

(RNS) – The week after I got out, my mom pulled me out of high school early to take me to meet a pastor who claimed to be walking with people toward liberation from homosexuality. His name was Ricky Chelette and he is the executive director of Living Hope Ministries in Arlington, Texas. At the …

Representative Deborah Ross, D-North Carolina, speaks during a climate action dialogue with religious leaders in North Carolina on September 27. (EarthBeat screenshot) As Congress faces a critical week, with the nation’s biggest federal climate initiatives at stake in two multibillion-dollar legislative packages, a representative from North Carolina said religious communities could play a role. key …

FLINT, Michigan (WJRT) – Dorothy’s House of Coffee is focused on helping the community of Flint. Upon entering Dorothy’s House of Coffee in Flint, customers immediately notice that there is something different about the space. Owner Tim Goodrich is behind the counter, counting coffee beans and pouring hot coffee. Goodrich took over as host at …

CASPER, Wyoming (Wyoming News Now) – As the school year continues in Natrona County, Casper Christian School hopes to make a difference in the community. The school started with a simple idea, but very quickly, Mark Earwood, principal of the school, decided to leave his home in Dallas, Texas, and embark on a new adventure. …

On World Tourism Day, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath greeted the world and invited everyone to explore the state’s spiritual and heritage sites. With the removal of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions across the globe, the tourism industry is eager to recover from the losses seen during the pandemic. This year’s theme is to highlight the …

Nanaimo youth sounded the alarm bells about climate change at a rally this week. On Friday, September 24, a Fridays for Future climate rally and strike march at Diana Krall Plaza was hosted by the University of Vancouver Island Eco Club and the Nanaimo Climate Action Hub. Speakers at the event raised concerns about threats …

HARVARD – The Virginia Thurston Healing Garden Cancer Support Center, better known simply as “The Healing Garden,” is a magnificent facility set in eight acres of quiet woodland and beautiful gardens in the heart of Harvard, whose mission is to improve the quality of life for all those affected by cancer. “The Healing Garden is …

The emotion that permeates the collections of Commission can sometimes be hidden in their clean and elegant images. The trio of designers behind the brand, Dylan Cao, Jin Kay and Huy Luong, are thoughtful pragmatists whose lookbooks and other projects, like a gorgeous book of portraits of Asian men put up for sale this summer …

by Alexa Vargas Photo credit: Laura McCabe The pandemic certainly hasn’t stopped the women and girls of Wonder Girls from making a difference in their community! Launched in December 2020 by co-founders Natalie Maniscalco and Irene Zervoudis, Wonder Girls is a non-profit, after-school program that focuses on building confidence, leadership, community and business skills for …

The Heart of Oneness Holistic Expo expects over 5,000 attendees, over 100 holistic health providers and healers, workshops, presentations and more. Photo courtesy of Heart of Oneness Expo If you’re ready to get together again, look no further than the Heart of Oneness Holistic Expo. This family event aims to bring together a community of …

A welcome message from the Holy Family Retreat Center and Fr. David Cinquegrani, Director of the HolyFamily Retreat Center. Greetings to all of you. As we approach the start of a new retreat season, I want to take a moment to thank you for your support and involvement and to invite you back to the …

After 34 years with outspoken social and political activist Tom Goldsmith at its helm, the First Unitarian Church in Salt Lake City turns to a pastor and a contemplative educator trained at Harvard Divinity School to help them chart their course. to come up. But as interim pastor, Reverend Ian White Maher will not replace …

North Carolina Governor Calls For Civility As School Boards Continue To Pull COVID Precautions Gov. Roy Cooper said he was troubled by the feverish tone many school board meetings have reached in recent weeks with parents and politicians battling mask warrants and COVID precautions. “Threats, bullying, intimidation. None of this belongs to our public schools, …

NEW DELHI: Online spiritual wellness firm Emerging Vision on Tuesday raised $ 4 million as part of its Series A funding round led by Lightspeed Venture Partners. With this round, the company has raised a total of $ 5 million to date. He will use the proceeds of the round to scale up his operations. …

Members of the Marie-Jeunesse Family are photographed during mass at Notre-Dame-de-Foy church in Quebec City on January 31, 2017. A judge of the Superior Court of Quebec authorized an appeal on September 13, 2021 collective against the congregation for “spiritual abuse”. Photo CNS / Philippe Vaillancourt, Presence A Quebec Superior Court judge cleared a class …

The side of the Moss Arts Center was transformed into a performing arts stage on Friday September 17 and Saturday September 18. BAND LOOP, innovators of vertical dance, took off by sliding through the windows of the arts center. The dancers performed elegant flips and emotional rotations on Friday in front of a crowd of …

The Koi Nation, a federally recognized tribe based in Sonoma County, has announced plans to turn a 68-acre vineyard southeast of Windsor into a $ 600 million casino complex, one of largest of its kind in Northern California. The 90-member Pomo Tribe intends to transform the land approximately half a mile from Shiloh Ranch Regional …

When we become Christians, we must forsake the way of the world. We must stop being the greatest in the eyes of the world. Jesus tried to explain and point out to his disciples. The disciples knew it was wrong, but sometimes they were still competing for the top spot. I think the apostle Peter …

The Knights organize Sunday breakfast The Knights of Columbus at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church will be hosting a Sunday breakfast from 8:30 am to 11:00 am at the church, 790 26½ Road. The menu includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, cookies and gravy, coffee, tea, and lemonade. The cost is $ 7 for adults …

FIRST FRIDAY CLUB: The First Friday Club of Greater Youngstown Lecture Series will host the Reverend Bob Bonnot on October 7 at the Avion on the Water Banquet Center, 2177 W. Western Reserve Road, Canfield. Bonnot, Executive Director of the Association of Catholic Priests of the United States and Pastor Emeritus of Christ Notre Sauveur …

A few days after sending my quarterly contribution to the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, I received a press release announcing the closure of the LaVarnway unit. The announcement surprised me, eliciting a reaction similar to finding out that a childhood friend you hadn’t seen for decades had passed away. Growing up in the …

On screen and off, Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA shares how his career unfolded and how he evolved as a man. Wu-Tang Clan’s Birth Quick Recap: The group, originally from Staten Island, includes original members RZA, GZA, Ol ‘Dirty Bastard, Method Man, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Inspectah Deck, U-God, and Masta Killa. Rza (Robert Diggs) founded the band …

“She’s a minor celebrity,” one of the sisters joked, introducing me to the man who would valet our car. It was the feast of St. Francis, 2016, and a benefactor was treating us to steaks at the Ditka restaurant. My heart was grateful, but I often felt like I was walking around town with a …

Orange ribbons are banging on the rear-view mirrors of the cars. Native drums on the speakers. The landscape slowly changes from flat yellow plains to huge green trees and, finally, to mountains. Our spiritual journey is at our doorstep. I feel it’s spiritual. Prayer, purification and ceremonies. Teach and share as we meet people. They …

Summary of position The Minister of Youth and Families will provide Christian education programs for young people and their families as part of a holistic approach to lifelong learning, in collaboration with staff and parishioners. Through ongoing community and training programs including, but not limited to: Sunday training groups, weekly college and high school youth …

Rosemount Police Officer aims to shine the light, gain the trust of the community On a recent disturbance call, Rosemount’s new police officer, Andrew Graff, received comments from a resident who said he and a colleague calmed the disturbance situation and reassured them. Graff was sworn in to serve the community and Rosemount Mayor Bill …

Mgr. Pierre-André Pierre (right) is deputy director of the National Center for the Haitian Apostolate. The retired auxiliary bishop Guy Sansaricq (left), before his death, had appointed the Monsignor to replace him as director of the group. (Photo: courtesy of the Haitian National Apostolate Center) WINDSOR TERRACE – The death of retired Auxiliary Bishop Guy …

Rooted In Love and Truth is a holistic wellness company providing breathing exercises, sound healing, reiki practices and educational sessions to BIPOC communities for spiritual healings and the betterment of societies. Miami, Florida – Soul communities seem to be a myth these days. Since interactions between people often end up being intimidating and resentful, it …

WELCOME: Reverend Jeanie Collins leads the congregation of the First Presbyterian Church in Tuckerton. (Photo by Pat Johnson) Reverend Jeanie Collins has always focused on the big questions: why are we here, what is my purpose, why bad things happen? In her ministry to Rutgers University students, RUSpiritual, she facilitated discussions of the big questions, …

By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN Afya Sanaa is a healing center and community space where Minnesota residents who identify as Black, African, or African American can find solace, security, and fellowship to begin their healing journey. Located at 1549 University Avenue West, in the heart of Midway, the start-up celebrated its grand opening on May 8, 2021 …

For 33 years, I have ministered in the field of education. I was an elementary school teacher for eight years, then served as an elementary school principal in Missouri and Iowa for 25 years. Eventually, as the general manager of a consolidated Catholic school system in Iowa, I helped consolidate three Catholic schools under one …

22nd Sunday in ordinary time, August 29 (year B) Deuteronomy 4: 1-2, 6-8; Psalm 15; James 1: 17-18, 21-22, 27; Mark 7: 1-8, 14-15, 21-23 The teaching of Deuteronomy left no room for maneuver. The very survival and prosperity of the Israelites in the land they entered depended on one thing: the careful and conscientious …

You’ve probably never heard of Blair Adams, but he was perhaps one of the most important Christian thinkers in recent memory, and he was certainly one of the most visionary. Adams, who died July 27 of cancer at the age of 77, founded Homestead Heritage, a Christian community now based in Elm Mott, Texas, four …

HANCOCK, Michigan (WLUC) – The University of Finlandia on Friday announced updated plans for her return to class this fall. Information from the university, its “FinnU Vacc to School Challenge”, is below. “We are part of a community here at Finlandia University. Rooted and open, we are dedicated to academic excellence, spiritual growth and service. …

Today, the topic “Relighting” suggests that the fire has gone out, cooled, has become indifferent, or in some cases may be completely extinguished. To re-ignite, that is to say to bring back alive; stir the embers; in this case it means reviving and bringing back to spiritual life. “Rekindle the fire” is a time when …

Melissa Bills has been appointed director of quorum ministries and pastor of Luther College. Ordained in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Bills has served as associate pastor of the First Lutheran Church in Decorah since 2013. His ministry is dedicated to educating people through journeys of faith and training and promoting the role of …

On June 12, Deborah Lewis was officially installed as the Rabbi of the Jewish Community of Santa Ynez Valley and a celebration was held in her honor. Deborah Lewis was ordained on May 31, installed June 12 By Pamela Dozois [email protected] The Santa Ynez Valley Jewish community has a new rabbi, Deborah Lewis. She was …

MANSFIELD: Dianne Osgood, 82, of Mansfield, a wife of noble character, started her days with fierce loyalty to her family and endless compassion for everyone. The joy of her heart was to be “mom” to her 5 daughters, “Bammy” to her 13 grandchildren and “Bammy the Great” to her great-granddaughter, all of whom surrounded her …

Details Through Andrew Kennard July 22, 2021 WASHINGTON – The Home Office announced on July 15 that it will begin consultations with leaders of tribal and indigenous Hawaiian communities on a revised regulation implementing the law on the protection and repatriation of Native American graves (NAGPRA). The proposed regulations will reshape the processes by which …

Seven nonprofits in Monmouth County have applied for 2021 A Community Thrives grants and are raising the required matching funds for the final exam. A Community Thrives is the fundraising and granting initiative of the Gannett Foundation and the USA TODAY NETWORK, which includes The Asbury Park Press and app.com. In 2020, three Monmouth County …

NEW YORK, July 20, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Rabbi Steven Blane to once again conduct his Jazz Quartet for High Holiday Services at the iconic Bitter End in the West Village on Rosh Hashanah Tuesday September 7, and Yom Kippur Thursday September 16 at 10:30. Here is a link to High Holidays at The …

Join a network of entrepreneurs, leaders and business owners to grow your faith and your career. Are you running a business? Running a small business? You might be an ideal candidate for the annual SENT scholarship. SENT Ventures calls on Catholic leaders and entrepreneurs to apply for their one-year virtual scholarship. Among other things, the …

TRINIDAD, Colorado – Mt. The Carmel Wellness and Community Center is pleased to announce the expansion of its main campus in downtown Trinidad. Open on Sunday July 18, Sister Blandina Wellness Gardens hopes to bring to the heart of Trinidad a majestic outdoor setting for health and wellness programs, spiritual reflection, family entertainment, cultural celebrations …

Receive instant alerts for news on your actions. Claim your 1-week free trial for StreetInsider Premium here. Lack of Accountability in Persecution of Tai Ji Men by Rogue Bureaucrats Continues Unjust Affair for 24 Years Action Alliance to Redress 1219 is a partner of the International Summit on Religious Freedom (IRF) 2021 WASHINGTON, DC, July …

There is growing concern that the deadly attacks in the Kerio Valley, which have left 12 dead and displaced hundreds of families, are being fueled by spiritual leaders who offer blessings and swear an oath to bandits before they do. organize raids. Spiritual leaders, called laibons by local communities, plan raids and give instructions to …

Longmont City Council officially took note Tuesday evening of the indigenous peoples who originally lived and managed the land the city now occupies. Council members voted unanimously to adopt an official “Land Recognition Declaration” which reads, “We recognize that Longmont is within the traditional territory of the Cheyenne, Arapaho, Ute and other indigenous peoples. We …

“So encourage each other and build yourself up like you’re already doing. »- 1 Thessalonians 5:11 When the Vidalia United Methodist Church burned down early on Sunday morning, the Miss-Lou community and many across the state of Louisiana rallied around the church congregation and immediately began looking for ways to help them. to get back …

Actor and collector Cheech Marin’s long-awaited art center in Riverside, Calif., Has appointed María Esther Fernández as its inaugural artistic director. It will debut at the Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art & Culture in August. Fernández was most recently chief curator and deputy director of the Triton Museum of Art in Santa Clara, California, …

Details Through Indigenous News Online Staff July 11, 2021 LAS VEGAS – Five Indigenous-owned businesses announce the launch of REZ Kids Run which was created to benefit the National Center Scholarship Fund. The inaugural event kicks off ahead of the 40 Under 40 celebrations during RES 2021 at the Paris Hotel and Casino in Las …

By Edgar Mendez Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service This story was originally published by Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, where you can find other stories about fifteen neighborhoods in the city of Milwaukee. Visit milwaukeenns.org. Salvation Army chaplains witness a balloon release for a young victim of a Milwaukee shooting. “I say a prayer for myself and …

Unlike cats who bury their droppings and dogs who squat and poop at the closest spot, foxes seem to be more playful and creative where they leave their business card. Favorite spots on our property are on our redwood deck, at our back door, and under our clothesline. However, they often choose large boulders that …

Catch the opening night of Little shop of horrors After disappearing last year due to the pandemic, Zilker Theater Productions returns with another summer musical for its 62nd season. Little shop of horrors opens Friday evenings at Hill Country Galleria in Bee Cave and runs Thursday through Sunday through August 14. Entrance is always free, …

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – A violent insurgency engulfed the United States Capitol just six months ago. United States Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick has died and other Capitol Police officers are still healing. Investigators are still scouring videos and social media documenting the attempt to disrupt Congress’ claim of President Joe Biden’s victory. Just six months ago. …

The Tibetan Buddhist community celebrates the birthday of the Dalai Lama on Tuesday. The 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, turned 86 today. He was born on July 6, 1935 in Tibet and arrived in India in 1959. He calls himself the “son of India”. Many Indian leaders, including Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his …

STATEN ISLAND, NY – Amid a sweltering heatwave, the Staten Island Council of Jewish Organizations (OCOG) gathered at the Aur Torah Sephardic Congregation of Staten Island in New Springville on Wednesday for a day of action and kindness to pay tribute to the victims of the condo collapse in Surfside, Florida. Sadly, at least 20 …

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo – When the painter Hilary Balu was studying at the Academy of Fine Arts in Kinshasa, one of the most populous cities on the African continent, he knew all the masters: Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci etc. until his program turns to the royal portrait. He marveled at the 16th century …

The city of Brockton, once a booming industrial city, has long been eclipsed by Boston, its larger and wealthier neighbor to the north. But things are changing. Brockton is affordable, growing and more diverse than ever. To add to the excitement, the city is home to Massachusetts’ most promising rap collective in years, Van Buren …

Becky Frederick welcomes women to the MDCCW Virtual Convention at St. Martin of Tours Church in Martinsville.(Photo provided) MADISON – “This convention shows the unity of our Catholic women as well as your deep commitment to the Catholic faith and your individual parishes,” said Mgr. Duane Moellenberndt, spiritual advisor for the Diocesan Council of Catholic …

On Shabbat afternoon March 25, 1911, the upper floors of the Jewish-owned Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in Lower Manhattan caught fire. Due to the building’s structural flaws, the number of people working at the time, and the lack of responsive emergency personnel, 146 lives were lost in just 18 minutes. As labor lawyer Jonathan D. Karmel …

Dr Rania Awaad was participating in a virtual religious program this Ramadan when the discussion turned into an unexpected question: Is it religiously okay to say a prayer for someone who has committed suicide? Suicide is a complex and delicate subject that Awad, as director of the Muslim Mental Health and Islamic Psychology Laboratory at …

A spate of minor subdivision permit applications have received denial requests from the Coeur d’Alene Tribal Council, reflecting a new awareness of growth and demand for real estate, officials said. The opposition is not typical of the tribe, Kootenai County director of community development David Callahan said in a recent meeting with commissioners. Initially, he …

The following statement was issued by Metropolitan Archbishop Borys Gudziak. On behalf of Bishops Andriy Rabiy and Ivan Bura, clergy, religious and faithful of the Archparchy of Philadelphia, I greet Bishop Basil Losten and celebrate the 50th anniversary of his episcopal service. This half-century of dedication to God and to the Church has been rich …

What happens when you bring together 80 children, 80 adults, and a community in need of simple spiritual service? This is “Camp Cadiz”, now in its 11th year – and with no signs of slowing down. With the collaboration of 14 local churches, the last three days of good weather have been spent reaching out …

After five years as captains of the Salvation Army Kroc Center in Suisun City, Majors Randy and Tracie Hartt will be stepping down for new positions in Sonoma County. The Hartts will be transferred to the Salvation Army’s Santa Rosa Corps and their last day at the Kroc Center will be Sunday, where they will …