Weathering the storms of life

Weathering the storms of life

Several years ago my two sons, my daughter, and I spent three long days of their summer break building a tree fort. When it was all finished, I told t...

January 23rd, 2020 |  


Caregiver Support Group to meet

SIDNEY — A Caregiver Support Group is being formed in Sidney.The group will meet the first Monday of each month from 6 to 8 p.m. at Trinity Chur...

January 22nd, 2020 |  


Surviving Divorce class being offered at St Joseph

WAPAKONEETA — Marriage is meant to last a lifetime. Most engaged couples approach their wedding day fully believing and intending this. Sadly, h...

January 22nd, 2020 |  



Is it a fairy tale?

Is it a fairy tale?

From the day a steamer arrived in San Francisco in with news that a major St. Louis bank had failed, financial panic swept California. Although ranche...

January 16th, 2020 |  


El Dia de los Reyes (Three Kings Day)

El Dia de los Reyes (Three Kings Day)

In many homes the Christmas decorations have been taken down and packed away. The houses have been cleaned and put “back to normal.” It...

January 9th, 2020 |  


Healthcare Center makes donation to churches

Healthcare Center makes donation to churches

VERSAILLES – Versailles Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center recently collected non-perishable food items from staff, patient and resident fam...

January 8th, 2020 |  


Shrine to host St. Dymphna Prayer Service

MARIA STEIN – Prayer to ask the help of Saint Dymphna, the patron saint of those suffering from neurological and mental health conditions, will ...

January 8th, 2020 |  


Thoughts and prayers are with you

Thoughts and prayers are with you

As a young child I remember my grandmother saying to me, “a penny for your thoughts.” I didn’t really understand the comment initial...

January 2nd, 2020 |  


St. Nicholas inspires all ages at the Shrine

MARIA STEIN – The Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics recently hosted two events featuring St. Nicholas, to celebrate his feast day on Dec. 6....

December 25th, 2019 |  


Christmas all year long

Christmas all year long

Something terrible happens every year on Dec. 26. The Christmas feast is now leftovers. There are no more packages wrapped in fancy paper with your na...

December 25th, 2019 |