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Joseph Edouard Kopacko | Herald-Standard Obituaries

New Salem Joseph Edward Kopacko, 91 of New Salem, passed away Thursday, March 10, 2022 at Uniontown Hospital, with his loving family by his side. He was born on March 18, 1930, the son of George Sr. and Helen Kupets Kopacko. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Dorothy; and his […]

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Why Catholic Men Around the World Are “Rallying” Behind the Rosary

Many Catholics of a certain generation in historically Catholic countries like Ireland still remember the nightly ritual of the family rosary. Mother, father and children interrupted what they were doing, gathered in the living room and prayed their decades, often on their knees. Today in Ireland, where the faith has been hit hard by revelations […]

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Authors: Find moments of silence this Lent, connect three pillars of the season

WASHINGTON, DC – How can Catholics and Christians approach Lent this year in a new way? In interviews with Catholic News Service, two authors provided their insights on how to make sense of Lent in 2022 — especially as this is the third Lent the church will observe during the COVID-pandemic. 19. Think of Lent […]

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Obituaries of Stanley Spence (1927 – 2022) – Resident of Sunnyvale, CA

Stanley J.SpenceApril 8, 1927 – January 26, 2022Sunnyvale residentStanley J Spence was reunited with God in Heaven with his wife Nadine, son Greg, daughter Phoebe, and parents Anna and Joseph Szepieniec on January 26, 2022. Born April 8, 1927 in Lublin, Wisconsin, he was raised in a dairy. farm with 6 siblings. After serving as […]

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New K-12 school planned in former Dominican monastery Manheim Twp.; zoning approval sought | Local News

After nearly 70 years as a place of contemplation, the former Monastery of the Immaculate Heart of Mary along Lititz Pike is about to be transformed into a center of education. Three months after the Dominican nuns moved to Corpus Christi Monastery in the Bronx, CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health reached an agreement to sell […]

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Cardinal Burke continues to recover and urges Catholics to pray the Rosary daily

LA CROSSE, Wis. – Cardinal Raymond L. Burke said his recovery from COVID-19 is continuing through physical therapy and he is now able to celebrate daily Mass. In an Oct. 15 letter posted on his Facebook page, the 73-year-old cardinal expressed his “sincere gratitude to all who prayed for my recovery” and said “words are […]

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The National Rosary Gathering will be held at the United States Capitol on Sunday.

The day of prayer for the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary will begin with a Eucharistic process around Capitol Hill. This Sunday, thousands are expected to gather outside the United States Capitol to pray for the conversion of the nation during the fifth annual National Rosary Gathering. The event is part of the “Rosary […]

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What happens when a million children pray the Rosary?

Our Lady and Saint Joseph are invoked together in this year’s prayer campaign organized by Aid to the Church in Need International. On October 18 of this year, the International Catholic Charitable Pastoral and Pontifical Foundation Aid to the Church in Need (ACN International) again invites parishes, kindergartens, schools and families to join the annual […]

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The Dominican nuns dissolve the canton of Manheim. monastery, moving to the Bronx; $3.5 million requested for prime property | Local News

Since 1960, Sister Mary Veronica has devoted herself to a strictly centered prayer life at the Monastery of the Immaculate Heart of Mary at Lititz Pike. As a cloistered Dominican nun of the Perpetual Rosary, Veronica rarely left the property where a chapel is open to the public but the living and working quarters are […]

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A brief history of Lancaster County’s only Catholic monastery and its Dominican nuns [archives] | Story

If you’re a long-time resident of Lancaster County, you’ve probably walked past it many times. It’s a tree-lined property along Lititz Pike, with a mid-century modern building visible from the road. The sign on the front, however, is what may have piqued your curiosity. “Monastery of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Dominican Nuns of the […]

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Cardinal Gregory will lead the Global Rosary to pray for the end of the pandemic

WASHINGTON DC – Today at noon, Cardinal Wilton Gregory of Washington will lead up to 1,000 faithful in person in a worldwide recitation of the Rosary in response to Pope Francis’ call for a “marathon” of prayer in May” to call for an end to the pandemic. Washington Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory delivers his homily […]

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Like Joe Biden, many Catholics find the Rosary comforting and an anchor in times of crisis.

(RNS) — After a series of health crises and the loss of her father, religion teacher Arlene Sanchez-Walsh found herself in need of prayer. So she downloaded what she called “a modern, millennial Catholic app” for her smartphone, thinking it might help her. This was not the case. What she needed was a ritual that […]

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The Catholic Rosary got a digital upgrade – but it’s a mixed blessing

At the Dominican Monastery of Our Lady of the Rosary in New Jersey, there is an ongoing conversation around technology, life and religion. Sister Mary Catharine hears a lot about it, especially from the young women who join the fold. “I think the biggest change has been smartphones because most of us don’t need them […]

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Rosary Prayer Service at Palisades Park

Members of a Catholic church in Palisades Park will say the rosary continuously until it is recited 10,000 times on Friday evening as they pray for peace on the Korean peninsula and around the world. St. Michael’s Church, whose pastor is Korean and serves a growing Korean community, hosted the prayer service, which is expected […]