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Funeral Mass for Deacon Edward Kebblish

Friday, 21 November 2014 08:51

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Funeral Mass for Deacon Edward Kebblish

MIDLAND- Deacon Edward Kebblish, a permanent deacon of the Catholic Diocese of Saginaw, died on Tuesday, Nov. 18. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 24, at Our Lady of Grace Parish, St. Agnes Catholic Church, 2500 N. West River Rd., Sanford. The Rev. James Hast, O.F.M. Cap will be the celebrant. The Rite of Committal will follow at St. Agnes Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the Wilson MILLER Funeral Home, 4210 N. Saginaw Rd., Midland, on Sunday Nov. 23 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. where a Knights of Columbus Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Deacon Edward will lie in state at the church on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass.

The son of the late Joseph and Catherine (Benya) Kebblish was born June 21, 1935 in Gray, Pa. On Jan. 28, 1956, he married the former Julia M. Zuchelli and she predeceased him in December of 2006. Deacon Edward grew up in the Western Pennsylvania area and then graduated from West Virginia University School of Mines in 1958 in Morgantown, W.Va. with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering of Mines. Deacon Edward worked for several mining companies before working at Ford Motor Company until his retirement in 1989 as a mining engineer.

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“Winter Getaway” and Women’s Day of Recollection Among Upcoming Faith Offerings

Thursday, 20 November 2014 09:12

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“Winter Getaway” and Women’s Day of Recollection Among Upcoming Faith Offerings

SAGINAW — Below are some of the upcoming events that will take place across the Diocese of Saginaw:

WHAT: Holy Hour with Bishop Cistone in Linwood
WHEN: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 2
WHERE: Prince of Peace Parish, St. Anne Church, 315 W. Center St., Linwood
Since January 2012, the Most Rev. Joseph R. Cistone, Bishop of Saginaw, has led a Holy Hour each month in parishes across the diocese. Bishop Cistone initiated the Holy Hours to prayerfully support the work of Planning Tomorrow’s Parishes, a grassroots planning process that aims to enhance the vibrancy of future parish life.

WHAT: March For Life Registration Deadline is Dec. 5
WHEN: March takes place from Jan. 21 to 24, 2015
WHERE: Washington, D.C.
A group will travel by bus from Saginaw to Washington, D.C. to raise awareness of the 56 million babies who have been aborted since the Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion. The Most Rev. Joseph R. Cistone, Bishop of Saginaw, will be travelling with the group. The registration deadline is Friday, Dec. 5, 2014. Registration forms are online at www.saginaw.org. The cost is $250. The group will celebrate Mass on the morning of Jan. 21 before departing for Washington, D.C. The Mass will take place at 8 a.m. at Holy Spirit Church at 1035 N. River Rd. in Saginaw. All are welcome at this Mass. More information is available by contacting local parish formation staff or by calling Sandy at 989-754-0091 or Mark at 989-797-6639.

WHAT: Learn And Experience St. Teresa Of Avila's Interior Castle- St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish, Reese
WHEN: 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Dec. 6
WHERE: St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish Center, 12835 E. Washington Rd., Reese
"Meet St. Teresa of Avila and experience her ‘Interior Castle’- Discover, learn and hear about the life of the 16th century Carmelite nun and Christian mystic St. Teresa, and personally experience her ‘Interior Castle’ based on her iconic book through imagery, silent reflection and journaling. Are you stressed from the busyness of day-to-day life? Do you need a spiritual recharge? Or, do you just need a simple ‘pick-me-up?’ Wherever you are on your spiritual journey, come join us! Please contact the Parish office to register as space is limited! 989-868-4081 Or CLOAKING "

WHAT: Women’s Day of Recollection with Jenny Klement
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 13
WHERE: Diocesan Center For Ministry, 5802 Weiss St., Saginaw
“Life has its exhilarating moments, but it can also seem so ordinary: routine tasks at work . . . washing dishes and folding laundry at home. Even praying over and over for the same family members can begin to feel like a chore! Join musician Jenny Klement for a special day of reflection and renewal. Jenny’s mission is to inspire, affirm and empower women to embrace the God-given beauty and dignity of their womanhood.” Cost is $35 (includes lunch). More information or registration is available by calling 989-797-6607.

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Pope Francis Announces 2015 Visit To Philadelphia

Monday, 17 November 2014 08:54

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Pope Francis Announces 2015 Visit To Philadelphia For World Meeting Of Families; USCCB President Says Papal Visit Will Be ‘Joyful Moment’

usccbWASHINGTON (USCCB) — The visit of Pope Francis to Philadelphia in September 2015 for the World Meeting of Families will be a “joyful moment,” said Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Pope Francis made his intention to travel to the United States public, November 17, in an address to the Colloquium on the Complementarity of Man and Woman at the Vatican.

“The presence of Pope Francis at the World Meeting of Families in our country will be a joyful moment for millions of Catholics and people of good will. Our great hope has been that the Holy Father would visit us next year to inspire our families in their mission of love. It is a blessing to hear the pope himself announce the much anticipated news,” said Archbishop Kurtz.

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