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.
As First Lutheran moves into the future, it honors a musical tradition that’s thousands of years old as part of its $4.2 million investment.
Buffalo United Methodist Church will hold several events to celebrate its 145th anniversary on Saturday and Sunday.
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 …