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Aberdeen: Warm a Neighbor Event a Success

19 Feb, 2021
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Since 2015 we have partnered with Sioux Falls Christian Radio Station, Life 96.5, to focus on our Warm a Neighbor Project. Each month, the radio station highlights a non-profit to address a local need.  They ask their listeners to help this organization by donating items. We have been fortunate to grow this partnership each year and be one of their “January ministries,” collecting warm winter items for clients at Caminando Juntos, our Latino ministry in Sioux Falls. Our partnerships have grown for this event each year. This year, Billion Automotive and Nyberg’s Ace…

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Dubuque: Paula Schwendinger in Virtual Ministry to Immigrants

Dubuque: Paula Schwendinger in Virtual Ministry to Immigrants
18 Feb, 2021
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Pictured above: From a distance, Sister Paula Schwendinger works closely with others in planning the weekly Spanish Mass in Dyersville, Iowa.  Jesus asks us to be present to those in need of help, regardless of whether or not they belong to our social group … he challenges us to put aside all differences and, in the face of suffering, to draw near to others with no questions asked. ~Pope Francis In 2015, Sister Paula Schwendinger initiated HOME ministry, Hispanic Outreach Ministry of Evangelization. She began with small groups of Bible sharing in various…

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New Windsor Sister Dale McDonald on Catholic Schools Week

18 Feb, 2021
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  [caption id="attachment_2480" align="alignleft" width="150"] Sister Dale McDonald[/caption] Earlier this month more than 6,000 Catholic Schools observed the 47th annual Catholic Schools Week (CSW), albeit remotely and safely, during the pandemic. In various ways, schools are virtually celebrating their mission: providing value-added education that focuses on the lifelong development of moral, intellectual, physical, and social values for their students. While social distancing protocols have canceled many of the public celebrations at statehouses and other public places, a special national tradition continues. Each year a resolution is introduced in both houses of Congress during CSW…

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Union: Presentation Learning Center in Los Angeles Makes Christmas Brighter

Union: Presentation Learning Center in Los Angeles Makes Christmas Brighter
18 Jan, 2021
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This past Christmas was like no other, yet it was very familiar in many ways.  The social outreach group at Presentation Learning Center crocheted 150 caps, scarves and blankets which were given to USC Medical Center and our local convalescent home in mid-December.  While we couldn’t pass the items out to the patients personally this year, we heard from the staffs that they were gratefully received.  During this terrible COVID-19 surge in Los Angeles, even a small gift of comfort is important to raise hearts and spirits. Our annual Christmas toy giveaway was…

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Virtual Opportunities from Mount St. Anne’s Retreat & Conference Centre

Virtual Opportunities from Mount St. Anne’s Retreat & Conference Centre
18 Jan, 2021
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Inviting you to join us as the New Year unfolds! Traveling in person is indeed off our radars for a while. We here in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, invite you to explore with us some of these wonderful Zoom opportunities at Presentation Sisters’ Mount St. Anne’s Retreat and Conference Centre in Ireland from the comfort of your home.   Mount St Anne’s Retreat and Conference Centre Killenard, Portarlington, Co. Laois, Ireland Web Site: www.mountstannes.com Tel: 0578626153 (or 011-353-57-862-6153 from North America) Upcoming Events SPRING COURSES ONLINE:  All are at 19.00-21.00 (UTC) on ZOOM Mindful Mystic…

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