A Polish Christmas: Slavic Nativities Featured in Knights of Columbus Exhibit
Unique displays from the homeland of St. John Paul II
Memento mori: Why this religious sister wants you to think about your death
Sister Theresa Aletheia Noble keeps a small (ceramic) skull on her desk and has been tweeting daily meditations on death with the hashtag #MementoMori.
Putnam’s holiday blood drive aids NY Blood Bank
CARMEL â A total of 85 pints of the gift of life were donated Friday during Putnam Countyâs semi-annual blood drive
Sponsored by the Stephen Driscoll Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police, Putnam Bureau of Emergency Services, local residents serving with the Fire Department of New York and the Carmel Knights of Columbus, donors arrived early at the Carmel Veterans Hall in downtown Carmel and waited patiently to donate a pint.
The Greater New York Blood Bank reported major shortages around the Christmas-New Yearâs period.
Organizer Denis Hanrahan was thrilled with the response despite the foggy weather and upper respiratory bug that is going around.
âWe were concerned with the weather and fearful that donors would not roll up their sleeves this year,â Hanrahan said. âIt was so…
States of Emergency Declared in Dutchess, Putnam, Sullivan and Westchester Counties
Governor Deploys an Additional 100 Members of the New York National Guard to Assist with Recovery Operations
More than Three-Quarters of the 182,000 New Yorkers Without Power Reside in Dutchess, Putnam, Sullivan and Westchester Counties
The Governor’s Executive Order Declaring a State of Emergency is Available Here
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today declared a state of emergency in Dutchess, Putnam, Sullivan and Westchester counties as they continue to recover from the intense winter storm that impacted New York over the past several days. Additionally, the Governor announced the deployment of an additional 100 members of the New York National Guard to further assist communities with recovery efforts. Senior administration officials remain on site in each of…
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ST. MARIA GORETTI :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
July 6 marks the feast day of St. Maria Goretti, a young virgin and martyr whose life is an example of purity and mercy for all Christians
Maria Goretti is best known for her commitment to purity and the courageous defense of her faith at the young age of eleven that made her willing to undergo death rather than participate in a sin against God. She is also remarkable for the forgiveness she willingly granted her attacker as she lay on her deathbed.
Maria was born in Corinaldo, Italy on October 16, 1890. Her father, a farmer, died of malaria when she was young, and her mother had to work to support their six children.
Maria took care of the younger children while her mother worked, and she prayed the Rosary every night…