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Archive for October 2019

Friday, November 1 is a holy day of obligation

Friday, November 1, All Saints Day is a holy day of obligation. Saturday, November 2, All Souls Day Some churches have several different Mass times listed for each day. This list will be updated periodically through the week. Some Mass times for All Souls Day, November 2 are also shown. If your church is not…

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‘Tis the season for hanging out in the cemetery

November is the month of the Holy Souls in Purgatory. As Christians, we believe that the dead are not gone. Their bodies have died, but their souls live on forever. We believe that Jesus will come at the end of time to judge all human beings who have ever lived. This is called the general…

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Catholic Schools positions available

Principal: Holy Savior Menard High School Holy Savior Menard seeks an enthusiastic, dedicated and qualified principal to minister in leadership for a school community of more than 400 students in Grades 7 – 12. The successful candidate must be committed to balancing the strong traditions of the historic and only diocesan school with embracing new…

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Father Robert Garrione dies

Reverend Robert Garrione, 69, of Alexandria, passed away on Oct. 19 at Summit Retirement Center in Alexandria. Born on February 24, 1950, in Salina Kansas, Father Garrione was ordained a priest of the Roman Catholic Church in 1989. Father Garrione served as Administrator of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Campti and its…

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You are just 59 beads to freedom!

We live hectic lives in a chaotic world. All this can lead to a confusion that fogs the mind, unsettles the soul, and leads to poor decisions. Amidst such chaos and confusion, we long to hear God’s voice with greater clarity. God wants to put things in order. He wants to rearrange our priorities. If…

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