Thanks to a $70,000 matching grant, the church will soon undergo a large-scale restoration project that will allow its food pantry to expand.
Local churches’ blessing of the animals ceremonies, an annual tradition in honor of St. Francis, take on many different meanings for local pet owners and spiritual leaders.
Breaking ties as the Boy Scouts of America face widespread sexual abuse accusations is intended to protect the churches from further liability.
Maggie Ireland - for The Gazette
Religion & Belief May. 6, 2021 11:00 am
The Kolach Festival typically includes a carnival, silent auction, entertainment, raffles, food and — most importantly — fresh-baked kolaches.
By Molly Rossiter, correspondent
People & Places Apr. 24, 2015 10:36 pm
HIAWATHA — An annual spring conference at Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center in Hiawatha broadens the concept of spirituality to go …