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99 Years & Counting!

Higashine
3 years ago

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This week, I am attending the annual convention of the National Council of Catholic Women. I have been serving on the Peoria Diocesan board since 2015; as President since 2016 (insert gasp!) Founded in 1920, NCCW has resources available for parishes across the country, and I am looking forward to meeting new friends and connecting…

#WorthRevisit: The Gift of the Holy Spirit

3 years ago

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Technically, I am not revisiting one of my old posts from this blog. However, I was blessed to write a guest blog post for WINE (Women in the New Evangelization.) I was participating in an online book club, discussing “A Walk in Her Sandals.” The book is a work of historical fiction, imagining what it…

Always be Ready

4 years ago

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This past Sunday, our parish held its annual Parish Picnic at a beautiful county park.  We celebrated Mass under the trees with a soft late summer breeze rustling through the trees (and knocking down plenty of acorns!)  Every family brings a dish to pass, and a crew of men spent all night Saturday with grills…

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