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December 09, 2017

ST. JOSEPH, Minn. — Seven years ago, Patrick Norton changed.

The 55-year-old St. Joseph man was painting light posts near the grotto at the College of St. Benedict when a nun in a dated habit appeared and began talking with him.

When the conversation ended, he said, the nun turned and…

Exchange-Seeking Nun’s Canonization

December 08, 2017

The Lakeside Chancel Choir along with soloists, strings from the N.C. Symphony, harp and organ will perform Camille Saint Saens Christmas Oratorio at 11 a.m. Sunday at Lakeside Baptist Church.

Camille Saint Saens's Oratorio de Noel, also known as Christmas Oratorio, is a pastoral work, devotional…

December 08, 2017

The Master’s Training Wheel Inc. will sponsor the gospel production “And So He Came” at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Keihin Auditorium on the campus of Edgecombe Community College in Tarboro.

The production is an awesome presentation of aspects of the biblical Christmas story that…


December 01, 2017

ANN ARBOR TOWNSHIP, Mich. — The members of Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, silently filed into the chapel. Within minutes, they were singing — first in unison, then in a transfixing, layered harmony that reverberated off the marble floors, wood-paneled walls and…

Sisters in Song

November 24, 2017

DETROIT — A priest known for his steadfast devotion to the needy cleared a threshold on the way to possible sainthood Saturday as the Roman Catholic Church beatified Solanus Casey, who is credited with the miraculous cure of a woman with a chronic skin disease.

More than 60,000 people…

Detroit Priest Sainthood Candidate-2

November 17, 2017

When disaster strikes, houses of worship are often on the front lines, feeding and sheltering victims. Yet churches, synagogues and mosques are routinely denied aid by the Federal Emergency Management Agency when it comes time to repair or rebuild their damaged sanctuaries.

Pressure is mounting to…

Disasters FEMA and Faith

November 10, 2017

Five hundred years ago, on Oct. 31, 1517, an obscure German monk named Martin Luther set forces in motion that continue to shape our lives — regardless of creed — to this day, perhaps nowhere more so than in America.

Civilization turns and advances on strong people and their ideas,…


November 04, 2017

Mount Pisgah Presbyterian Church will be celebrating 126 years of ministry to the community and the city of Rocky Mount.

On Nov. 14 and 15, the celebration will begin at 7 p.m. with revival services led by the Rev. Richard Gerald of Metropolitan Baptist Church.

A celebration with family and friends…


November 03, 2017

Arlington Baptist Church will be filled with music at 7 p.m. on Nov. 13 as the N.C. Baptist Singers & Orchestra perform a special concert with the theme “By His Love.”

The N.C. Baptist Singers & Orchestra includes ministers of music, church music directors, accompanists and…


November 03, 2017

Bishop George E. Battle Jr., a Rocky Mount native, returns home this weekend to share in the celebration for his lifelong friend, the Rev. Dr. Thomas L. Walker.

Battle will be the keynote speaker for a banquet Saturday honoring Walker for 50 years in ministry and 47 years as pastor of the Ebenezer…

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