Issue 9721-10/12/17

By: Michelle Chardos and Jessica Marsala
Originally Appeared in : 9721-10/21/17

COLUMBUS--Speaking to a crowd of more than 150 middle and high school students at St. Anne-Pacelli Catholic School Sept. 27, Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf emphasized the importance of education for all children, whether in the small African republic of Liberia or in Georgia’s second-largest city.

 

By: Tim Williams
Originally Appeared in : 9721-10/12/17

At Choices of the Heart, an independent pro-life medical crisis pregnancy center in Statesboro, a recently donated ultrasound machine means ultrasounds can be offered to the women they serve even after traditional doctors’ offices have closed for the night. “Women who see their babies on the ultrasound and hear the heartbeat are much more likely to choose life,” said Allison Waters, Executive Director of Choices of the Heart.

 

By: Staff
Originally Appeared in : 9721-10/21/17

Learn about Wynter Kelly, Director of Curriculum and Instruction; Jayne Stefanic, Director of Family Life; Amy Elkins, Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry; and Maureen Coates, Director of Stewardship and Development.

 

Wynter Kelly, Director of Curriculum and Instruction

By: Staff
Originally Appeared in : 9721-10/12/17

The 17th annual Social Apostolate Open Golf Tournament, the biggest fundraiser of the year, will be held November 6, 9:00 AM on the Marshwood course at the Landings located on Skidaway Island. 

 

The Social Apostolate serves approximately 16,000 soup kitchen meals annually, and provides showers for the homeless. In 2016 the Social Apostolate served 4,461 clients with over 24,000 distinct services. 

 

By: Staff
Originally Appeared in : 9721-10/12/17

Sister Noreen Dennehy was born on November 19, 1920 to John Dennehy and Mary Ann O’Brien, in Mauntenane, Killoughlin, Co. Kerry, Ireland. She had three brothers and three sisters: Margaret, Michael, Patrick, Nancy, Bernadette and John.

 

By: Staff
Originally Appeared in : 9721-10/12/17

Sister Estelle Barron (Catherine Mary) was born November 22, 1919, in County Tipperary, Ireland, to Christopher and Margaret Barron. She had two brothers, Kevin and Paddy and four sisters, Evelyn, Betty, Pearl and Bernadette. 

 

By: Staff
Originally Appeared in : 9721-10/12/17

Photos from Columbus, Dublin, Richmond Hill, and Savannah:

By: Rita DeLorme
Originally Appeared in : 9721-10/21/17

Some people considered him a Catholic evangelist. Certainly, his voice was unforgettable, and Catholics in Georgia, like the rest of the world, were privileged to hear it. Whether they heard it at a statewide Catholic Laymen’s Association convention or in their living rooms on their radios, or, even later on television, they paid attention to it. Monsignor (afterwards bishop and archbishop) Fulton J.

By: Rachel Swenson Balducci
Originally Appeared in : 9721-10/12/17

It had been too long. One room in particular had not been painted since we moved into this house just before Augie turned two. He’s currently studying to get his driver’s permit. The good news is the walls in that room were a kind of light beige and hid handprints well. In fact, so much time had gone by that the room had developed a patina found on only the highest quality antiques. 

 

By: Jason Halcombe
Originally Appeared in : 9721-10/12/17

The fire marshal would have had a field day with the seven people residing in our guest bathroom tub built for 1 3/4, but he and every other official was otherwise detained by the hurricane blowing in our yard that had sent nearly my entire family to the guest tub in the first place.

 

A few moments earlier, a loud “snap” was followed by an even louder “boom” and finally Magan shouting “everyone in the tub.”

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