Saturday, December 1, 2007

'A menorah made of bowling pins?' and other news

News first, then upcoming events

Festivities abound for Festival of Lights
Hanukkah celebrations across Milwaukee begin this week. By Tom Heinen. From the Dec. 1, 2007 editions of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. "A menorah made of bowling pins? A giant inflatable dreidel? Those are just two signs of Hanukkah that will be visible locally. ..."

Casa Maria Catholic Worker House December 2007 Newsletter
"If you are planning on donating new Christmas presents to Casa Maria for the families, we ask that you donate them unwrapped before the 15th at the latest. If possible, please include wrapping paper."

Religion briefs
From the Dec. 1, 2007 editions of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Felician Sisters celebrate 100 years of caring for youth
Child Development Center of St. Joseph marks centennial. By Amy Guckeen, Milwaukee Catholic Herald, November 29, 2007.

Burmese refugees settle into home in Kenosha
Pleasant Prairie parish helps family adjust to new life. By Karen Mahoney, Special to "Your" Milwaukee Catholic Herald, November 29, 2007. (The parish is St. Anne [stats D1 6th/10 34%])

Christ the King and Showing No Weakness [4 pp. pdf]
Homily, the Solemnity of Christ the King, Year C, Father Nathan Reesman, St. Mary’s Visitation Parish, Elm Grove

Introducing... Relevant Radio 950 AM in Chicago!
"We were informed only just recently that the lease agreement with Relevant Radio for WAIT 820 AM, set to expire at the end of November 2007, will not be renewed. Therefore, we will no longer be broadcasting Relevant Radio on 820 AM as of November 25, 2007." (820 AM become the new home of WCPT "Chicago's Progressive Talk")

We're on the road to priesthood [pdf]
The Archdiocese of Milwaukee's 2007-2008 Seminarian Poster features some roads less-traveled.

Milwaukee CUF December 2007 newsletter [4 pp. pdf]
December 16th Dinner celebrates the birthdays of Jesus Christ and Msgr. Alphonse Popek

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