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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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‘Tis the Season for Retirements

By LORETTA FULTON In August 2020, Stan Allcorn started a trend that is continuing this summer among other local pastors and people serving in ministry roles–retirement. Allcorn came to Pioneer Drive Baptist Church in 1998 and stepped down from his position as senior pastor last August. He and his family were honored at an outdoor retirement party Sunday night, Aug.

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Holy Family Catholic Church hosting Life Chain

The 33rd annual National Life Chain will have a local presence Sunday, Nov. 1, in front of Holy Family Catholic Church, 5410 Buffalo Gap Road. Hours are 2-3:30 p.m. Signs will be provided, with slogans such as “Abortion Kills Children” and “Pray to End Abortion.” Anyone interested is invited to particpate. Go to the website of the sponsoring organization, http://www.lifechain.net,

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DOGS RECEIVE BLESSING FROM PRIEST IN HONOR OF SAINT FRANCIS DAY

    By Loretta Fulton Remy, a precocious shih tzu, playfully walked toward a smiling Father Adam Droll and promptly relieved himself on the priest’s black cassock. “Are you telling me I need to do the dry cleaning?” Droll, parochial vicar at Holy Family Catholic Church gently asked, still smiling. Remy quickly got a blessing from Droll, who repeated the blessing

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