Franciscan

Type: Organization
Name: Franciscan
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Making a handwritten, illuminated marvel

Scribes with quills in hand were once the conduits of history, connecting ink to vellum, painstakingly preserving the records of the world.Then, in the 1400s, the printing press virtually put scribes out of business.Later came the Internet and hand-held ... [Published Hattiesburg American - 5 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

President Heads to Jerusalem After Numerous Fundraisers

Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land president, Fr. Peter Vasko, ofm, returns to the Holy Land after six weeks of fundraising to support the foundation's mission to preserve the Christian presence in the Holy Land. He's made the trip more times than ... [Published PRWeb - 10 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

I see rich people

In the Star Trek movies, San Francisco serves as headquarters of Starfleet Command. This cracks me up no end, as I cannot imagine the Board of Supervisors approving construction of Starfleet Academy or the oddly shaped high-rises you see in the background. ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Papal preacher slams 'curse' of money-driven corruption

/ 11:17 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- In his homily for Good Friday’s Passion liturgy, Papal Preacher Raniero Cantalamessa decried the poisonous actions of those who exploit others for financial gain, urging all to repent of their sin.“’The love of money,’ Scripture ... [Published Catholic World Report - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Relic of True Cross’ on display at local church

One of the most venerated objects in Roman Catholic tradition — a sliver of wood said to be from the cross on which Christ died on the first Good Friday — has been quietly on display since 1945 in St. Francis of Assisi Church east of Springfield. The ... [Published State Journal-Register - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

San Franciscans commemorate the Great Quake of 1906 -- and a dress

AdvertisementSAN FRANCISCO -- City officials and celebrants in period dress packed old-timey John’s Grill here Thursday to remember the great 1906 earthquake -- and gasped in wonder as a dress belonging to a society woman of the day was carefully unv ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Friar celebrates 40 years on Easter

LAKEPORT -- Fr. Leo M. Joseph will celebrate his 40th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood on Easter Sunday. The community is invited to celebrate with Joseph, his friends and church parishioners following the 10 a.m. Easter service on Sunday at ... [Published Willits News - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: Franciscan, Friar, Episcopal
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

N.Y.C.-area Catholic school expels four over racial incidents

SOUTH HUNTINGTON, N.Y., April 17 (UPI) -- A Catholic high school in a New York City suburb has expelled four students for racially-offensive conduct.Brother Gary Cregan, principal of St. Anthony's School in South Huntington, said there was no history ... [Published UPI - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Franciscan brother to appeal rejection of discrimi...

EAU CLAIRE, WI (WTAQ) - A long-time Franciscan brother says he'll appeal, after state officials rejected a discrimination complaint he filed when he had a job offer rescinded in Eau Claire.Tim Nelson was in line to become the new president of the Regis ... [Published 1440 WNFL - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Franciscans plan Silent Walk for Peace in Little Falls

1Share This Story!Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about LITTLE FALLS – The Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls invite the public to join them for a Silent Walk for Peace beginning at 9:30 a.m. Friday inPost to Facebook Po ... [Published St. Cloud Times - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Franciscan Custos on Jerusalem Easter celebrations, Good Friday Collection

(Vatican Radio) The Franciscan Custos of the Holy Land has described this year’s coinciding of Easter among the different Christian denominations as a challenge but a “wonderful experience” for pilgrims coming to Jerusalem.Orthodox churches and the Catholic ... [Published Vatican Radio - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Unions protest … and then protest some more at three Franciscan Health hospitals

Unions at three different Franciscan Health System hospitals have been organizing picket lines this month, primarily objecting to changes in their health plans and unsatisfactory compensation.Workers from Service Employees International Union (SEIU) 1199 ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Apr 17 2014]

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...But compassion is not enough, Archbishop Bregantini wrote: "Jesus demands more." Follow his example of offering reassurance and support "so that our children may grow in dignity and hope."
Fr. Peter will resume his duties in Jerusalem upon his return. "We've been in existence for twenty years," Fr. Peter said. "We've raised millions of dollars to support Christian Arabs in the Holy Land. Many good people have been very generous. We're hoping for even more generosity during the commemoration of our 20th anniversary this year."
MANILA, April 18 (PNA Feature) — Visiting churches — whether individually or in group like in the "Visita Iglesia — is one of the traditions Filipinos practice during the Holy Week to strengthen their relationship with God."
"Ronnie is someone whose work should be in a museum, and I'm serious about that," Vera said. "His running is wonderful - that's his self-care."

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San Francisco Billionaire Wants Tech CEOs To Gi... [Published Clusterstock - Apr 17 2014]
When Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff asks tech CEOs to donate to his new anti-poverty effort, SF Gives, two-thirds say yes. One-third? Not so much. This is one of his many efforts to give back to the city. It's one reason why Google, and not Salesforce.com, ...
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Nuns robbed by Zeus cyber criminals [Published Latest articles from SC Magazine UK News - Apr 14 2014]
An alleged cybercrime gang from Ukraine and Russia - two of whom were extradited from the UK - have been charged with using Zeus malware to steal millions of dollars from victims including the Franciscan Sisters of Chicago order of nuns. ...
Luddite Left strikes in San Fran again: attacks... [Published RedState Blog - Apr 13 2014]
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This Holy Week, "Let Us Be Drawn Toward Him... ... [Published Whispers in the Loggia - Apr 13 2014]
Yet again, the journey begins in triumph.......and as ever, how quickly it changes. Still, it's only a shadow of the other side of this Week – and lest anybody forgot, it's what all the rest is all about.To one and all, every blessing of this Holy ...
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