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2011-01-05 00:00:40

Bay Decon announces the publication of its online forum dedicated to helping families whose lives have been touched by death. Readers are invited to contribute their stories, original artwork, and photography in an effort to help others in the grieving process.

2008-09-02 03:00:21

By O'Connell-Cahill, Catherine Scobey, Annemarie You, too, might find the story of your family in Sunday's gospel. MY SISTER AND I ARE FEATURED IN THE GOSPEL at Mass in a few weeks (September 28 to be exact). The Pharisees are harassing Jesus.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.