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Bishop to ordain three as deacons

May 13, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG – Bishop Mark . more »»

Trinity Lutheran to host ninth annual Spring Fling

May 13, 2016 Trinity Lutheran Church, 408 N. Sixth St., will hold its ninth annual Spring Fling from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. May 21. Food, games, entertainment and a petting zoo will highlight the event. more »»

Ten to receive Prince Gallitzin Cross

May 13, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown will recognize 10 individuals with the 2016 Prince Gallitzin Cros. more »»

Caring for your car, a ministry of love and auto parts

May 13, 2016 LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — At closing time on a Saturday, a day the car repair shop isn’t usually open, they were still working on brakes and waiting for parts and sweeping up. more »»

Hicks UMC to hold its spring festival

May 13, 2016 Hicks United Methodist Church, 1211 Third Ave., Duncansville, will hold its annual spring festival from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 21, in conjunction with the borough’s Community Yard Sale. more »»

Religion Briefs

May 13, 2016 New York Officials: Candles possible cause of NYC church fire NEW YORK — Fire department officials say candles may have caused a recent blaze that destroyed a historic New York City church. more »»

Jehovah Witnesses attend seminar about faith

May 6, 2016 Jehovah Witnesses from the two Altoona congregations were among the 10 congregations from Central Pennsylvania who attended a weekend Bible seminar recently at Grantville Christian Assembly Hall of ... more »»

Reluctant traveler sets aside objections to visit grandkids

May 6, 2016 With my apologies to Hamlet, “To go or not to go — that is the question. more »»

Spiritual notes

May 6, 2016 Our Lady of Lourdes Knights of Columbus will sponsor a pancake breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon May 15 at the church. Cost is $5, and takeouts are available. more »»

On this date

May 6, 2016 50 YEARS AGO: May 6, 1966 — Ground was broken for a $750,000 terminal for the Ward Trucking Corp. on 22 acres in Greenwood. Ward’s was founded in Altoona 35 years ago by William W. more »»

Clergy invited to seminar on domestic violence

April 29, 2016 Domestic violence is seldom a subject for a sermon, but it is a subject the church community would be well-suited to address. more »»

Teens go to D.C. to help others

April 29, 2016 By Linda T. Gracey lgracey@altoonamirror.com People often go to Washington, D.C., to check out the monuments and museums and learn a little about America’s history. more »»

Services set for day of prayer

April 29, 2016 Several area events are planned for the 65th annual National Day of Prayer on Thursday. The theme for the day is “Wake Up America. more »»

Mineral Point church bell survives flood, fire

April 29, 2016 A church bell that survived an historic flood as well as fire is on display at the Johnstown Flood National Memorial in South Fork. more »»

Spiritual notes

April 29, 2016 Simpson-Temple United Parish, 2212 Sixth Ave., will present an organ recital by Jeffrey Pannebaker at 3:30 p.m. more »»

Christians are encouraged to teach others about faith

April 29, 2016 Teaching is a wonderful and challenging profession. I’m learning this as I pursue my doctorate in education. more »»

BG students reach out to others

April 22, 2016 Students at Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School got to experience what mercy means when they held a Works of Mercy Day on April 14. more »»

Teens share thoughts about Passover

April 22, 2016 Tonight is a special night in Jewish households. It is Passover. The eight-day holiday commemorates the night the Israelites were freed after 400 years of slavery in Egypt. more »»

Jews can eat food once banned during holiday

April 22, 2016 Some Jews will be breaking an 800-year-old tradition this Passover. They will be eating what is called kitniyot or legumes, corn and rice. more »»

Spiritual renewal event set

April 22, 2016 CLAYSBURG — Claysburg Church of the Brethren, 577 Bedford St., will hold spiritual renewal services followed by a Love Feast beginning next week. more »»

 
 
 

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