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2013-12-31 12:23:11

Largest Group in the US to Lead Followers through 90 Insta-Prayers for the first 90 Days of 2014 NEW YORK, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Franciscan Friars of Holy Name Province, the largest province of the world-wide Order of Friars Minor (O.F.M.), today announce the beginning of 90 days of Insta-Inspiration! Starting today, the Franciscan's Brother Finias, a humorous illustrated friar character, will lead followers through "90 Prayers for 90 Days," a daily prayer intention that...

2013-06-13 23:23:45

The Servcorp Singapore team will help raise money for Assisi Hospice at the Upcoming Charity Fun Day to be held on June 16th. (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Singapore, SG: As a socially responsible company which focuses on helping people succeed in their businesses, Servcorp also aims to help people succeed outside of the workplace. Being actively engaged in community relations is something which Servcorp strives for which is why every year, the Servcorp Singapore team raises money for charity in...

2013-01-08 16:24:49

NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- You can now have faith at your fingertips! Holy Name Province, the largest group of Franciscan Friars in the U.S, today announces that friars are now accepting prayer intentions via text messaging through their new "Text a Prayer Intention to a Franciscan Friar" program. Simply text the word PRAYER To: 306-44 and hit send. Senders will then receive a welcome message inviting them to then send in their prayer intentions. Senders will receive a text in...

2011-11-17 09:00:00

CINCINNATI, Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Franciscan Media--formerly known as St. Anthony Messenger Press, for more than 118 years a presence in Cincinnati's Over-the-Rhine--has rebranded and changed its name to better reflect the roots of its mission and its drive to meet the changing needs of the Catholic faith community. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111117/DC08535LOGO) The nonprofit publisher is the largest English-language Franciscan communications company...

2008-10-07 21:00:28

Mr. and Mrs. Roman "George" Balcerak of Hamburg celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a renewal of their marriage vows in St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Athol Springs, followed by a family dinner in Dock at the Bay, Hamburg. Mr. Balcerak and Clara "Patricia" Toporek were married Aug. 24, 1948, in St. Francis High School Chapel, Athol Springs. He is a retired machinist for Bethlehem Steel Corp.; she is a retired office clerk for Ford Motor Co. Stamping Plant. The couple had a...

2008-07-13 12:00:54

By Sheila Smith, Herald & Review, Decatur, Ill. Jul. 13--DECATUR -- The Hospital Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis have plenty to be proud of after creating a place of serenity and peace for those seeking God. The sisters' newest building, completed in March 2007, Chiara Center by Camp Butler near Springfield, is becoming a popular retreat. "It was built with the idea of including the hospital health system in mind and being a place of spiritual healing and reflecting,"...