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March 7, 2014

Faith and Spirituality Briefs: March 7, 2014

National Catholic Sisters Week slated

OGDENSBURG — The first National Catholic Sisters Week is slated for March 8-15.

Bishop Terry R. LaValley explained in a press release that the week “provides us with the opportunity to highlight the lives and works of our consecrated Religious Sisters. This is a time for us to hear the vocation stories of our Sisters so that they may inspire the hearts and spirits of girls and women to hear and respond to God’s call within them.”

Throughout northern New York, the sisters have served as teachers and administrators in Catholic schools and as Christian Formation directors. They have worked in social outreach, prison ministry, counseling, ministry to Native Americans, parish pastoral ministry, hospice ministry, hospital administration and healing ministry, bereavement ministry and in diocesan administration, the press release states.

Seton Catholic sets Open House

PLATTSBURGH — Seton Catholic School will hold an Open House for grades seven through 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 13.

Included will be a science fair, tours and information sessions. The school is located at 206 New York Road.

St. Patrick’s Dinner held March 12

MOOERS FORKS — The Mooers Good Fellowship Club will be meeting for their corn beef and cabbage St. Patrick’s Day Dinner at noon Wednesday, March 12, at St. Ann’s Church Hall, in Mooers Forks.

Club members should RSVP to their calling list Chair Person or to Shirleen at 420-5513. New members are always welcome.

For more information, call Shirleen at 420-5513 or Deborah Mooso at 236-5794.

World Day of Prayer service set

CHAZY — The Chazy Presbyterian Women will celebrate the World Day of Prayer at 5:30 p.m. Friday, March 7, at the Chazy Presbyterian Church.

The World Day of Prayer is an international ecumenical Christian laywomen’s initiative, a press release states. It is run under the motto “Informed Prayer and Prayerful Action,” and is celebrated annually in over 170 countries on the first Friday in March. The movement aims to bring together women of various races, cultures and traditions in a yearly common Day of Prayer, as well as in closer fellowship, understanding and action throughout the year.

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