Latest priest Stories

2014-08-12 08:26:51

Recently published, Preying Hands is a play inspired by actual events and now available from Amazon's CreateSpace. The drama tells the tale of former students of a Catholic school for the deaf in Wisconsin who were molested by a priest in the 1960s, and their long fight for justice. SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Playwrights Richard Medugno and Howie Seago have written and published a play titled Preying Hands - A Drama Inspired by Actual Events. The drama spans four...

2014-06-09 12:27:11

Connecticut priest -- under consideration for sainthood -- founded Knights of Columbus in 1882 NEW HAVEN, Conn., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A documentary on the life of the young Connecticut priest who founded the Knights of Columbus is now available on DVD. The film previously aired on several PBS affiliates throughout the United States. Father Michael McGivney chronicles the life and times of the founder of what has become the world's largest Catholic fraternal group,...

Salmon Numbers Tripled By Changes In Dam Operations
2014-02-26 09:00:32

[ Watch the Video: Dewatering Can Spell Disaster For Salmon ] Tom Rickey, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory RICHLAND, Wash. – By adjusting water discharges in ways designed to boost salmon productivity, officials at a dam in central Washington were able to more than triple the numbers of juvenile salmon downstream of the dam over a 30-year period, according to a study published Feb. 25 in the Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. "This is one of the most...

2013-08-08 23:20:19

Dr. Carol Francis Talk Radio Show announces its fifth year helping authors & professionals connect with listeners about amazing success tools, entrepreneurial direction, relief from emotional and mental health concerns, assistance with physical illness, weight issues, nutrition and fitness, forum for abused victims of priest, parents, governments, or strangers, political issues from humane angles, and soulful or out-of-the-box curiosities. Programs accessible through...

2013-01-03 13:33:24

The discovery reveals how ordinary women forged complex relationships with priests that influenced the spiritual economy of colonial cities. University of Cincinnati research is revealing how gender and civil status shaped devotional networks in 18th century colonial Latin America, and how economically independent, single women played a key role in shaping the spiritual economy of their communities. Brianna Leavitt-Alcántara, a UC assistant professor of history, will present...

2011-08-08 07:20:00

ATHENS, Tenn., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tuxedo manufacturer G. Alexander l.l.c. bets on consumers' desire to buy Made in the USA with their debut tuxedo collection. The G. Alexander Tuxedo Collection, debuting August 9, 2011 at the International Formalwear Association Expo 30 in Las Vegas, is a complete reversal of current industry thinking. Michael Priest, managing partner and director of sales, had this to say: "Choosing to manufacture our tuxedos in the USA was an easy choice....

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'