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2010-11-16 14:45:00

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Support from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is making it possible for 1500 more Illinois children of prisoners to have a specially trained Big Brothers Big Sisters mentor.

2010-04-16 08:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- In these tough economic times, Big Brothers Big Sisters is recognizing National Volunteer Week by celebrating donors as well as volunteers.

2009-09-23 10:04:00

Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell & Federal Highway Administrator Victor Mendez to Speak WASHINGTON, Sept.


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'.