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2015-03-15 23:01:27

As OSF HealthCare moves to a regional leadership structure to better meet the health goals for the communities it serves, Robert Sehring has been named CEO of the Central Region which includes

2014-09-03 12:27:00

Sanctity Pictured, Organized by the Frist Center, Comprises Rare Works from the Vatican and American Museums and Libraries NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept.

2014-02-20 12:23:31

Gerber grant funds Franciscan St. Francis Health neonatologist-led research INDIANAPOLIS, Feb.

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.

Richard III Dig Site May Also Hold Beheaded Friars
2013-07-10 07:16:36

As work continues at the Grey Friars church dig site where University of Leicester archaeologists earlier discovered the remains of King Richard III, excavators are hoping to uncover a more gruesome burial.

'Huge Step Forward' In King Richard III Search Announced By Archaeology Team
2012-09-05 16:32:45

University of Leicester team confirms it has found medieval Grey Friars Church – the burial place of Richard III

2010-11-20 00:00:52

Franciscan Medical Group (http://www.fmg.fhshealth.org), the largest physician-led, multi-specialty medical group in South Puget Sound, today announced family physician George Magley, MD, of Enumclaw Medical Center, was recently selected as the Best Favorite Doctor in the 2010 KING 5 Best of Western Washington contest. Tacoma, WA (PRWEB) November 19, 2010 Franciscan Medical Group (http://www.fmg.fhshealth.org), the largest physician-led, multi-specialty medical group in South Puget Sound,...


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.