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Steven Gahagan Obituary (1965 – 2022) – Davenport, IA

Steven J. Gahagan July 22, 1965 – January 15, 2022 DAVENPORT-A Memorial Mass to celebrate the life of Steven J. Gahagan, 56, of Davenport, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 15, 2022 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Davenport. The family will welcome friends on Saturday from …

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Funeral mass for the Trappist P. Léandre Dosch

Friday, January 14, 2022 By Marie Mischel Intermountain Catholic A Christian burial mass for Father Leander Edward Dosch, OCSO was celebrated on January 7th at Villa St. Joseph. The celebrant was Fr. Lourduraj Gally Gregory. The concelebrants were Mgr. Colin Bircumshaw, vicar general; Father Kenneth Vialpando, vicar of the clergy; …

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The church is not a museum

iStock-rparys I recently had the chance to take an after Christmas trip to France, a place that I have long admired for its Catholic culture and intellectual heritage. Although most of my time was spent among the museums, gardens and boulevards of Paris, a priority destination for me was the …

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Church Basketball League celebrates 76 years of getting kids playing

FAIRMONT, W.Va. – The Greater Fairmont Council of Churches celebrates 76e year of their basketball league. Children playing in the Greater Fairmont Council of Churches basketball league (Image WBOY) Every Saturday and Sunday, teams representing different churches in the area compete in a friendly basketball game at the Barnes Learning …

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Sharon L. Harshberger | News, Sports, Jobs

Harshberger Sharon L. Harshberger, 67, in Altoona, died Wednesday at UPMC Altoona after a long illness. She was born in Cheverly, Maryland, daughter of the late William C. and Anna Marie (Sanker) Allshouse. Sharon married John G. Harshberger on November 18, 1978 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Surviving …

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Victorian Catholic Diocese Convicted Vicarious Child Sexual Abuse in Landmark Decision | Victoria

The Catholic Church’s unsuccessful attempt to argue that it was not responsible for a priest’s abuse of a five-year-old, because it took place during after-hours “social” visits , was described as “ruthless” by the survivor and an “affront to common sense” by a judge. Last month, the Supreme Court of …

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Hilda Marie Gordon | News, Sports, Jobs

Hilda Marie Gordon, 92, formerly of Altoona, died at Garvey Manor Nursing Home, Hollidaysburg on Sunday following a brief illness. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Rudolf and Anna (Schneider) Vorndran. She married Glenn B. Gordon on July 22, 1950, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Altoona. …

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Stolen statues in Woodland Park, nativity scene of the NJ church – CBS New York

WOODLAND PARK, NJ (CBSNewYork) – A thief targeted a church in New Jersey, stealing pieces of its nursery. The crime happened Sunday night outside Holy Cross Catholic Church in Woodland Park. READ MORE: Mayor-elect Eric Adams presents COVID-19 plan for New York City as Omicron registers spike (credit: Church of …

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Pastors in East Germany call for shots despite protests

CHEMNITZ, Germany – The pastor opened the wrought-iron doors of St. Petri’s Church in the German city of Chemnitz and sighed in relief when he saw the long line of people waiting in the cold for coronavirus vaccines. Together with the parish council, Reverend Christoph Herbst had invited a relief …

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