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Saturday, 9/18: Free food and supplies!

Here is the list for Saturday, 9/18, on where you can find what you need:. • Maria Immacolata Catholic Church, 246 corporate dr., Houma. Hot meal and supplies, 12-3pm. Spread the word. 600 meals. • Houma’s Where the Heart Is massive giveaway event in Montegut (click for more info) •...
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At Bushnell Park, activists decry environmental racism and call on Connecticut to ‘be a leader when it comes to solving the climate crisis’

Environmental activists decried environmental racism and called on the state government to take more meaningful action against climate change Saturday afternoon before a crowd of about a hundred at Hartford’s Bushnell Park. Speaking from the park’s band shell, in front of signs that read “Fossil fuels make us sick” and “End environmental racism,” Angel Serrano, an organizer for the CT Citizen ...
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The Spokesman-Review

‘For a sacred purpose’: Works by Harold Balazs find a new home at St. Luke Lutheran Church

During Sunday service last week, Pastor Jim Johnson of St. Luke Lutheran Church in north Spokane held a dedication of several key pieces created for the church’s new sanctuary. Among the newly polished objects on the dedication list were an altar, a baptismal font and a 65-year-old series of sculptures called Easter 1-8 created by the late Harold Balazs.

Sunday Boredom Busters: September 19th

SIOUX FALLS, SD (KELO) — It’s the final round of the Sanford International at Minnehaha Country Club in Sioux Falls. Gates open at 7 a.m. Players start teeing-off at 10:15 a.m. The trophy presentation is scheduled for 5:15 p.m. Other tournament-related activities include The Sanford International Children’s Walk at 10 a.m. at Sanford Children’s Hospital and a Junior Clinic at the lower driving range of the country club at 11 a.m. There’s free parking for the tournament in the former Sears and Yonkers parking lots at The Empire Mall. Shuttles run every 15-minutes.
Lima News

Debbie and Alvie Langhals

COLUMBUS GROVE — Mr. and Mrs. Alvie Langhals celebrates 50 years of marriage with a renewal of wedding vows at St. Anthony’s in Columbus Grove. Langhals and the former Debbie Evans were married September 17, 1971, at St. Gerard’s Catholic Church in Lima by the Rev. Theodore Heyburn. They are...

The Controversial Popes in the History of Catholic Church

Photo by Eleonora Patricola(Source: Unsplash) In the 2,000-year history of the papacy, several pontiffs were recorded as having committed atrocities using the popedom. Other reports argue that some of these allegations against the popes were due to political rivalries during their reign. However, some controversies were too severe to conceal.

Marilyn Benishek

Marilyn A. Benishek, of Antigo, died Friday, September 17, 2021, at home with her husband by her side. She was born on April 5, 1937, in Antigo, a daughter of Alois and Anna (Johanek) Bina. She married Robert Benishek on June 1, 1957, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Antigo. He survives.

Agnes Mader

Agnes Mader, of Antigo, died Thursday, September 16, 2021, at The Bay at Garden View and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on June 3, 1928, in Lincoln County, a daughter of John and Teresa (Steckbauer) Bloechl. She married Robert Mader on October 11, 1949, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Antigo. He preceded her in death on February 5, 2016.
Great Bend Tribune

Maria C. Arias 1947 - 2021

Maria C. Arias, 73, passed away September 17, 2021, at the University of Kansas Health System - Great Bend Campus. She was born on December 15, 1947, at Francisco I. Madero, Zacatecas, Mexico, to Pedro Ibarra and Maria Chayres. A Great Bend resident since 1992, Maria was a homemaker. She...

Reta Audrey Marie Szabo

Reta Audrey Marie Szabo (Gilbert) It is with heavy hearts that the family of Reta Szabo announces her passing on February 21, 2021. Left to treasure her memory is her loving husband Link, having just celebrated 59 years of marriage. Cherished mother of Jim (Alison), proud Nan of Brenden and Blair, whom her world revolved around. Survived by her sisters Colette Goode (Roger) of Corbeil, ON and Jan Groneng (Martin) of Peterborough, ON, in-laws Ernie and Paulette Szabo, Aurel and Shirley Szabo, Pat and Gord Turrie. She is survived by many nieces and nephews, with special mention to her niece Pierrette Palmquist of Traverse City, Michigan. Predeceased by her parents Ernie and Alice Gilbert, sister Marie Debrie, brother Ernie, and in infancy, brothers Jim and Donald.

The Seven Gifts Of The Holy Spirit Explained

Christianity has many mysteries, from the Nativity to the Cross, Divine Providence to the Holy Trinity (via Banner of Truth). Some events prove hard to comprehend, such as Pentecost, when the first believers of Christ broke into a thunderous torrent of foreign languages. In the process, the Gospels say they brought the message of Jesus to awestruck, multilingual passersby, per PBS. At the heart of the Pentecostal mystery? Another hard to fathom concept ... how the Holy Spirit fits into the mix and what it does.

Frederick "Fred" H. Frazier

Frederick "Fred" H. Frazier, 85, passed away Wednesday, September 15, 2021 with Pat, his wife of 62 years, by his side. He was born to Carl and Lucille (Fish) Frazier on September 23, 1935 on the family farm, just south of Coldwater, Kansas. He grew up in this small farming town, alongside his 4 siblings: Denton; twin sister-Barbara Sue; Margaret Jo; and Don. Growing up in Coldwater, Fred was known as "Hugh" or "Brother" and Sue was known as "Sissy". He was one of 19 students in the Coldwater High School graduating class of 1954. As a young man, he worked as a ranch hand and sold seed packets door to door, before joining the Navy in January of 1955. His first ship was the USS Pine Island, which was sent to the Pacific area, traveling to Hong Kong, the Philippines, and Korea. Later, he was stationed in Port Hueneme, California, where he served in the US mobile construction battalion, working as a clerk in the Civil Engineer Core Officer's School. There, he met Pat Martinez, who worked as a clerk in Officer Personnel. They married on New Year's Eve 1958 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Santa Barbara, California, and honeymooned in Las Vegas. In January 1959, the couple moved to Wichita, Kansas when Fred was discharged from the Navy. Fred attended Wichita State University, getting his first job with the Federal Land Bank. He went on to work for several companies in Wichita as a bookkeeper and/or office manager over his career. Fred's second and most favorite career, was driving a school bus for the Wichita and Goddard school districts.