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Mali: an abducted Catholic priest is released

The Christian faithful of the diocese of Mopti in Mali express their joy at the release of the kidnapped Catholic priest, Father Léon Dougnon after more than three weeks in custody of his captors. By the editor of Vatican News Father Léon Dougnon, parish priest of Ségué in the diocese …

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Mary L. Codr | Seward Independent

Mary Louise (Hladky) Codr, 85, 8 months, 21 days old, of David City, formerly of Bee and Seward, died on Wednesday June 30, 2021, after a courageous battle with cancer at St. Joseph’s Court surrounded by her family. Mary Lou was born on October 9, 1935, on a farm near …

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Funeral services | Dubuque obituaries

Scott M. Berget, Wiota, Wis. – Visits: 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Darlington, Wis. Christian funeral mass: 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 13, at the church. Roger J. Bergfeld, Dubuque – Visits: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Leonard Funeral and Crematorium, 2595 Rockdale Road. …

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‘God is present’ even in the midst of great suffering

The partial collapse of a high-rise condominium in Surfside, Florida recently “brought so much sadness,” but it’s also an opportunity to respond with prayer and spread the Catholic faith, said Bishop Michael F. Burbidge on his “Walk Humblely Podcast” July 7th. It is human to wonder why such tragedies happen, …

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Ireland sees ancient Mass Rocks tradition reborn

Irish priests celebrated Mass at “Mass Rocks” in all 26 Dioceses of Ireland in honor of Irish Catholics who practiced their faith in secret when it was illegal to do so under British rule. All expressions of the Catholic faith were banned in Ireland between the 16th and 18th centuries …

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Duane D. Robinson – Rowley – Mix 94,7 KMCH

ROWLEY – Duane D. Robinson, 51, of Rowley, IA, passed away on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at the University of Iowa hospitals and clinics in Iowa City, IA. Duane was born October 18, 1969, the son of Bert D. and Shirlene K. (Simpson) Robinson. He graduated in 1988 from Independence …

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Frank F. ‘Jack’ Hanobic | News, Sports, Jobs

Frank F. ‘Jack’ Hanobic Franck F. “Jack” Hanobic, Jr., 73, of Hyner, died on Monday, June 28, 2021 surrounded by family at his home. Born June 2, 1948 in Renovo, he was the son of the late Frank “Henny” and Phyllis M. (Forbes) Hanobic, Sr. He graduated in 1966 from …

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bishop urges return to Sunday mass | Pandemic 2020

Bishop Christopher Coyne, of the Diocese of Burlington, announced the return of the “Sunday obligation” of Mass starting this statutory holiday weekend. The decision was announced in a letter to the Catholic community read at mass last weekend. Every Catholic who has reached “the age of reason” is again obliged …

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Helen Ruygt Obituary (2021) – Napa, CA

Helene A. Ruygt 1928- 2021 On June 19, 2021, Helen Ruygt passed away peacefully in her sleep at the age of 93. As the matriarch of the Ruygt & Van Winden families, she was a kind and caring soul, loved by many of her family and friends locally and in …

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Last mass at St Gérard church

Wellington Cardinal John Dew at the last mass at St Gerard’s. Cardinal John Dew comforted the tearful-eyed parishioners of Wellington’s iconic St. Gerard’s Church by calling on them “to believe that this is not the end, but to find something new and be surprised by the ways of God ”. …

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Local offers for Father’s Day 2021

GREEN BAY (NBC 26) – June 20, 2021 marks Father’s Day, an annual holiday to celebrate fathers everywhere. In northeastern Wisconsin, local businesses are running specials and promotions to celebrate dads. Here are some events in the area to celebrate dad: Green Bay Botanical Gardens offer free admission for all …

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Kudos to the Supreme Court of Religious Freedom

The Supreme Court ruled 9-0 Thursday that Philadelphia cannot tell a Catholic employment agency to violate its faith as a condition of its city contract – a victory for religious freedom. Yet, as Judge Samuel Alito writes in a 77-page article heart cry Okay, the faithful are no longer due …

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Senator Grassley Supports Biparty Resolution Encouraging Dairy Consumption and Recognizing Dairy Farmers – Mix 94.7 KMCH

WASHINGTON – Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) today joined Senators Roger Marshall, MD (R-Kan.), Kirsten Gillibrand (DN.Y.) and 13 colleagues to present a bipartite resolution in support of the designation of June 2021 as “National Dairy Month”. The resolution seeks to recognize the important role dairy products play in healthy diets …

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