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2022 Top Religion Stories

By LORETTA FULTON Each December, members of Religion News Association, including Spirit of Abilene creator and editor Loretta Fulton, choose the top religion stories of the year.  Those include the top national stories, international stories, and newsmaker of the year.Many of the Top 10 stories, as voted on by members, had local implications, including the No. 1 story, the Supreme

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‘Exposition of Sacred Relics’ Coming to Holy Family Catholic Church

“Exposition of Sacred Relics: Treasures of the Church” will come to Holy Family Catholic Church on Friday, Dec. 16. The church, located at 5410 Buffalo Gap Road, will be open at 6:30 p.m. for visitors to view the relics. For more information on the relics, go to http://www.treasuresofthechurch.com Father Carlos Martins, a Vatican-appointed expert on relics, will discuss the Vatican

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Meet Adam Droll

By LORETTA FULTON A familiar face returned to Holy Family Catholic Church in July when Adam Droll became parochial administrator. He previously served the parish as parochial vicar. Droll was born and raised in San Angelo, graduating from Central High School in 2007. He was assigned to the Newman Center at Angelo State University the past three years before coming

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Deacon Ordinations

Susan Pigott will be ordained to the Sacred Order of Deacons in a ceremony June 23 at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest. Two local Catholics were ordained as deacons by Bishop Michael Sis of the Diocese of San Angelo on June 4. They were among 14 deacons ordained by Sis during a Mass held at the Dorothy Garrett

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‘Father Fred’ Gets Standing ‘O’ After Last Sermon at Holy Family

By LORETTA FULTON A standing ovation–make that a rousing standing ovation–isn’t something that’s often experienced in a Roman Catholic Mass. But Sunday, June 27, was special. And admirers of Msgr. Frederick G. Nawarskas, better known as “Father Fred,” made sure he knew it. It was Father Fred’s last Sunday as pastor of Holy Family Catholic Church and the congregation wanted

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