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2011-02-07 07:45:00

TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration (PCPA) of Our Lady of Solitude, a contemplative community of nuns in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix, are building endurance by running, strength training and praying in preparation for their second annual Nun Run, a Good Habit! The 10K Run, 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Walk will be held at 8 a.m., Saturday, March 12, at Kiwanis Park in Tempe, Ariz. This Run is a fundraiser to build a cloistered monastery and...

2008-10-06 09:00:31

GREEN BAY, Wis., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity feature Chris Hillman's "Drifting" as their October Song of the Month, with a free download at http://www.fscc-calledtobe.org/living/ on their "Franciscanized World" page. The Franciscan Sisters recognize Chris Hillman during this month of celebrating St. Francis, drifter and dreamer. A pioneer of the genre known as Country Rock, Hillman's career has spanned five decades. He's been instrumental in...

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'