Category Archives: catholic

ADVENT FOCUSES ON THREE COMINGS OF CHRIST

By BISHOP MICHAEL SIS The English word “advent” comes from the Latin word “adveniens,” which refers to an arrival, entry, or coming. The one who is coming is Jesus Christ. There are really three “comings” of Christ: in history, in mystery, and in majesty. These take place in the past, the present, and the future. The season of Advent focuses

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JOIN ‘SPIRITUAL ECUMENISM’ TALK

The San Angelo Diocesan Service Committee is sponsoring a talk on “Spiritual Ecumenism” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church parish hall, 837 Jeannettee St. Speaker will be Matteo Calisi of Bari, Italy. The presentation, open to the public, is part of the¬†Hearts In One Accord Prayer Meeting. Calisi¬†was appointed by Pope Benedict as a member

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A CELEBRATION OF DIVERSITY

  By LORETTA FULTON Prayers said and sung, poems, including one that traveled to the moon, the beating of a Native American drum, and a ceremony of “breaking bread together in peace” added to the mosaic of the National Day of Prayer Service sponsored by the Abilene Interfaith Council. The service was held at noon Thursday at the Center for

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Holy Family’s ‘Father Fred’ honored for 50 years service as a priest

Monsignor Frederick G. Nawarskas, right, prepares for a special Mass on May 19 at Holy Family Catholic Church in honor of the 50th anniversary of “Father Fred’s” ordination to the priesthood. The Most Rev. Michael Sis, bishop of the Diocese of San Angelo, presided over the Mass, which was attended by about 500 people. “Father Fred” has been at Holy

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