November 15, 2013

Faith Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013

Gordie Little to speak at Churchof Spiritualism

MALONE — Author Gordie Little is the guest speaker at the North Country Church of Spiritualism’s 10 a.m. service on Sunday, Nov. 17, at the Grange Hall, 42 Raymond St.

Little has long been a student of the paranormal and enjoys give and take discussions on related topics. Little concluded a 36-year radio career in 1997 and immediately began writing a regular Sunday column entitled “Small Talk” in the Press-Republican. He also began a weekly 90-minute television documentary called “Our Little Corner, aired on local cable systems and available on the Internet at and His first book of “true” ghost stories in entitled “Ghosts of Clinton County” and the second is being written now. His first children’s book is “Little Champy Goes to School,” and the next one, due out later this year, is called “Sparkles and Shiner.”

All denominations are welcome. A potluck dinner is after the service; bring a dish to share. A free-will offering will be taken. For questions, call Theresa White at 529-6106.

Harvest Dinner Sunday in Peru

PERU — The Catholic Daughters, Court St. Monica of the St. Augustine’s church, will be hosting its annual Harvest Dinner from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, at the church on Main Street.

The menu includes Virginia baked ham, roasted potatoes, tossed salad, vegetables, fall fruit cups, dinner rolls and beverages.

The cost is $9 for adults, $8 for seniors, $5 for children ages 3 to 10 and free for those under age 3. Proceeds will be used to further various charitable activities.

Parish food drive this weekend

PLATTSBURGH — Monsignor Morris L. Dwyer, Knights of Columbus Council 255 will be conducting a parish food drive this weekend.

Knights will be at St. Peter’s, St. John’s and the Newman Center for Masses on Nov. 16 and 17.

With food prices escalating, many families depend on the food shelf for their supplies. According to a press release, last year’s Thanksgiving food drive was a huge success. Organizers are hoping this year will be even better.

Parishioners are asked to bring non-perishable foods to their respective Masses. Donation boxes for those wishing to contribute money will be available at entrances to the various churches.

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