Candle of Peace

Peace is not something you wish for; it’s something you make, something you do, something you are, and something you give away. John Lennon

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Candle of Hope

It is the beautiful task of Advent to awaken in all of us memories of goodness and thus to open doors of hope. ~Pope Benedict XVI

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Fun Facts

We thought you’d enjoy some fun facts about Thanksgiving! After all, it’s only 6 days away!

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Thankful for Thanksgiving

Food Banks and Thanksgiving: The Importance of Giving during the Holiday’s

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Joe Mallamaci – 173rd Airborne Division

Our final Veteran for the day is Joe Mallamaci. We called and interviewed him so he could answer a couple of questions for us. Instead of a question and answer, he went on and told us some special memories he had while serving in Vietnam with the 173rd Airborne Division in 1967.

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Veterans Day

It’s hard to believe, but Monday is Veterans Day. The month of November is almost halfway done, and it seems as though we have so much to do before Christmas. However, we need to remember to thank those who have fought or are still fighting for our country. There are numerous ways we can observe Veterans Day – here are a few that we came up with!

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Catholic Roots of Halloween

It’s always exciting when we discover a new parish or diocese to follow on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. A couple of weeks ago I began to follow the Diocese of Syracuse on Twitter. They have a hashtag that they use called #CatholicFactsFriday. Some fun facts are that Michelangelo is the most famous and accomplished Catholic artist in history, or 15% of hospitals in the US are Catholic hospitals, or even that the Vatican is 108 acres. One #CatholicFactsFriday that made me stop and think was that Halloween has Catholic Roots. Needless to say, I did my homework and discovered that it is true!

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