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The Galveston County Daily News: Faith

September 30, 2016

Faith

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Memories of Mother Teresa

Earlier this month, in Rome, Pope Francis said, “"We declare and define Blessed Teresa of Calcutta to be a saint and we enroll her among the saints, decreeing that she is to be venerated as such by the whole church."

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Friday 09/23/2016
Grace to hold groundbreaking of bell restoration project
Posted: September 23, 2016

At 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Galveston’s historic Grace Episcopal Church will hold a public groundbreaking and blessing for the start of the project to restore their 1895 bell tower.

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Children are an example of God's goodness, grace
Posted: September 23, 2016

Recently, I held Eli for the first time. Eli is my grandson, born Sept. 16 to our daughter Allison and son-in-law Noah. A Harvest Moon baby!

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Saturday 09/17/2016
Faith Events
Posted: September 17, 2016

Master list of faith events; don't touch; run whenever there's space

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Friday 09/16/2016
Center offers 'Waking Up to Life'
Posted: September 16, 2016

League City’s Chabad Bay Area’s Center for Jewish Life and Learning will offer “Waking Up to Life,” a seminar on gratitude, with a brunch at 10 a.m. Sept. 18. Advance reservations are $18 and include the seminar, brunch and a student take-away packet with the price at the door set at $25.

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What does God want?
Posted: September 16, 2016

When I listen to myself pray, and when I listen to others pray, it seems that most of what we say to God revolves around what we want. Sometimes our lists are heart-rending: healing from a deadly disease, comfort from the loss of someone we love or rescue for a marriage on the rocks. More often, they are day-to-day: a passing grade on the exam, strength to get through another day at work, safe travel. Sometimes they are trivial: a victory on the football field from our favorite team in the playoffs.

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Friday 09/09/2016
Feed Galveston: Local ministry to package 20,000+ meals Sunday
Posted: September 09, 2016

Tomorrow, Galveston’s First Lutheran Church will package up some 20,800 meals for the needy as part of an annual campaign they call Feed Galveston.

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On growing old
Posted: September 09, 2016

Soon, I will be 70. It comes as a bit of a shock.

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An evening of old songs to be held on isle today
Posted: September 09, 2016

Galveston’s God’s Kingdom and Restoration Ministries will sponsor, “An Evening of Old Songs, Hymns and the Top 100 Old Songs,” at 6 p.m. today at 4628 Avenue Q, featuring Carolyn Softly, John Cook, Voices of the Mainland and more.

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Tuesday 09/06/2016
Congregation B'nai Israel series a ‘gift’ to Galvestonians
Posted: September 06, 2016

This weekend, spiritual artist Cherie Ray will share her message of deepening spiritual connections and “Realizing Your Creative Soul,” allowing participants to discover their authentic voice — “the voice of their soul,” Rabbi Marshal Klaven said.

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