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Church of the Living Spirit On Sunday, Aloma Cason will speak at the Church of the Living Spirit. Services, beginning at 10:30 a.m. and lasting about an hour and a half, consist of a lecture, a healing service and a message service. The public is welcome and there is no gate fee for the ...

Faces of the Reformation: Martin Luther’s parents

On Nov. 10, 1483, a son was born to Hans and Margarethe Luder (Luther). Following Catholic tradition, they named him after the famous saint — Martin of Tours. Hans wanted the best for his son and sent him to school despite the financial hardships it caused for the copper miner. Both ...

Visitor from past a wonderful surprise

I have to tell you my schedule. I have to hand in my column by Tuesday at 2 p.m. That means I’m early for some things and late for other things. I had to wait for Easter. My column came out Saturday and Easter was Sunday. My friend David (from my Bible class) was alone, too, so we went to my ...

Faces of the Reformation

As an Augustinian monk, Luther fasted, prayed, attended and led Mass. Despite this holy life, he was in constant doubt of his salvation. Luther began concentrating his studies on the Bible rather than the Church Fathers. In 1514, while studying Paul’s letter to the Romans in his tower room ...

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Church of the Living Spirit On Sunday, Barbara Sanson will speak at the Church of the Living Spirit. Services, beginning at 10:30 a.m. and lasting about an hour and a half, consist of a lecture, a healing service and a message service. The public is welcome and there is no gate fee for the ...

Religion Briefs

Church of the Living Spirit On Sunday, Thomas Catsley will speak at the Church of the Living Spirit. Services, beginning at 10:30 a.m. and lasting about an hour and a half, consist of a lecture, a healing service and a message service. The public is welcome and there is no gate fee for the ...

Blessed Mary Angela to host Mass dedicated to Our Lady of Fatima

This year, the world will celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the Blessed Mary to the children at Fatima. Mary appeared to the children six times between May 13, 1917 and Oct. 13, 1917. Mary said she had been sent by God with a message for every man, woman and child living in our ...

Reformation celebration is ‘Eternal Celebration’

Alleluia, Christ is risen! He is risen indeed, Alleluia! A greeting and response that will be heard over and over again during these seven weeks of Easter. We once again celebrate the great event of Jesus’ coming back to life after three days in the grave. Think how the Reformation ...

Life is filled with many experiences

Let’s continue with short sentences that make us laugh or think. One day I counted the money in my wallet. It added up to $20. “This should hold me for awhile.” A voice came back and said, “Yeah, as long as you don’t leave the house!” Start out with the question, “What is ...

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Church of the Living Spirit On Sunday, Amanda DeSchong will speak at the Church of the Living Spirit. Services, beginning at 10:30 a.m. and lasting about an hour and a half, consist of a lecture, a healing service and a message service. The public is welcome and there is no gate fee for the ...

Faces of the Reformation include Luther’s wife

Since the past is best explored through the people who lived it, you will be introduced bimonthly to faces of the Reformation. Men and women passionate about the Reformation re-discovery of the Gospel — either for or against it. These iconic individuals used their unique vocations to ...

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Fredonia church welcomes four new members

On Sunday, March 12, the First United Methodist Church of Fredonia welcomed four new members. Each was presented with a wooden cross necklace handmade by a church member. The crosses were fabricated from wood removed from the altar area when it was redesigned. In addition to the meaning of the ...

Lutherans continue to celebrate the Reformation anniversary

If Martin Luther were alive today; if we could somehow bring him back from heaven to see what his reforming work has yielded, he might be disappointed. Luther’s mission was never to break away from the established Church and start anew, but to reform the existing Church, to correct the errors ...

Local residents inducted into National Honor Society at Mount Mercy

BUFFALO — On Tuesday, March 29 the McAuley Chapter of National Honor Society at Mount Mercy Academy hosted its annual induction. Four new senior and 27 new junior members were inducted, joining 12 previously inducted members. Membership in the National Honor Society is based on knowledge, ...

Religion Briefs

Blessed Mary Angela Church Rosary Society The Blessed Mary Angela Church Rosary Society will hold its next meeting on Monday, April 3 at 7 p.m. at the Lakeside Site Lyceum, 15 N. Pangolin St., Dunkirk. New members are welcome and encouraged to attend. St. Peter’s Episcopal Church There ...