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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
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.