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- Church Briefs: Jan. 26, 2013
HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE: Metamorphosis of Sis Hopkins curing Gay Nineties
The four daughters of the Rev. Jacob Smock and his wife Caroline were attractive and very talented.
HISTORICAL TREASURE: 20th century brought a great interest in excursion boats
As 2013 ushers in the Year of the River, many stories will be told of commercial traffic on the Wabash River. For example, in 1853 a record number of 108,833 traveled from Vigo County to points south, and steamboat traffic was at its peak.
Sisters of Providence to host “A Winter Night of Prayer”
The Sisters of Providence invite people of all faith traditions to St. Mary-of-the-Woods for “A Winter Night of Prayer” in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel from 7 to 10 p.m. on Jan. 24.
- CHURCH BRIEFS: Jan. 19, 2013
Providence Food Pantry serves more than 250 families each month
Several years ago, David Franklin of West Terre Haute was in the local IGA.
THE JOY LADY: Want to join me in my journey of studying humility?
I’ve been reading Debbie Macomber’s, “One Perfect Word.”
Evangelist to lead revivals at two churches
The Rev. Gary Ickes will be holding an eight-day, two-Sunday revival Jan. 6 to 13 at Independent Nazarene Church in Farmersburg.
Sister celebrates 80th anniversary
One Sister of Providence of St. Mary-of-the-Woods recently celebrated her 80th anniversary as a member of the Congregation. Sister Frances Joan Baker is a native of Washington.
No matter what our circumstances, there is no excuse not to pray
I studied Latin in high school. OK, I sat through four years of Latin class.
Three Sisters of Providence celebrate 75th anniversary
Three Sisters of Providence of St. Mary-of-the-Woods recently celebrated their 75th anniversary as members of the Congregation. They are Sisters Jane Bodine, Beatrice Hoberg and Catherine Livers.
CHURCH BRIEFS: Dec, 29, 2012
Sisters of Providence join Year of River celebration; plan Taize prayer gatherings
The Sisters of Providence of St. Mary-of-the-Woods are joining in partnership with the 2013 Year of the River celebration.
THE JOY LADY: At this season of distractions, let’s remember the greatest gift
It’s Christmas. That means … fudge … Santa … cookies … shopping … candy canes … overspending … chocolate-covered cherries.
CHURCH BRIEFS: Dec. 22, 2012
Newest group makes commitment to become Providence Associates
Eleven individuals made their first commitments as Providence Associates during a Eucharistic Liturgy recently at St. Mary-of-the-Woods.
- CHURCH BRIEFS: Dec. 15, 2012
THE JOY LADY: I don’t have to understand why God made me this way
I spent a lot of years trying to change my personality in order to please others. I thought they couldn’t possibly want such a wacky, off-beat, scatter-brained, sometimes shallow and sometimes irreverent woman like me sharing their planet.
Marshall plans Christmas dinner
Marshall First United Methodist Church is planning its annual Community Christmas Dinner for Dec. 25 in the church fellowship hall.
Church to host Angela Lilly Trio
The Independent Nazarene Church will be hosting the Angela Lilly Trio from Hutsonville, Ill., on Dec. 23.
Fundraising allows ministry to move forward
Recent fundraising will allow Covenant Cooperative Ministry to own the building that houses its Christian Outreach Services at 122 S. 10th St.
Sisters of Providence schedule Advent services
The Sisters of Providence of St. Mary-of-the-Woods have announced a schedule of Advent services as a prelude to the Christmas season.
THE JOY LADY: As often as possible, quote: ‘For to us a child is born …’
Many times I have been accused of finding humor in situations where there should be no humor.
- CHURCH BRIEFS: Dec. 8, 2012
Church to present Live Nativity Play
Union Christian Church’s annual Live Nativity Play will run at 6:30, 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
St. Joseph Parish cookbook sales aid food bank
Copies of “Feeding the Flock” are moving faster than white chicken chili as a historic parish raises money for a local food bank.
- Sisters of Providence announce schedule for Advent services
THE JOY LADY: What are our reactions to the teachings of Jesus?
The Sermon on the Mount. Three chapters in Matthew. Lessons in living straight from the mouth of Jesus.
- CHURCH BRIEFS: Dec. 1, 2012
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