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AROUND THE DIOCESE

Working together

April 14, 2006

Newly confirmed

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Kaitlin Kuhn, Caitlin Brewer, Mary Lauren Shea, Flannery Kuhn, Isabelle Martella and Emily Asinger make scarves during a troop meeting Feb. 16. The girls are members of Junior Girl Scout Troop 10 and Brownie Troop 856 at St. Ann Church in Charlotte. The junior troop is working on the Bronze award by showing leadership and helping a Brownie troop earn a badge.

‘Trusting in God’

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Bishop Peter J. Jugis stands with confirmation candidates at Good Shepherd Church in King March 25. Confirmation is one of the three sacraments of initiation, along with baptism and the Eucharist. Pictured (from left): Celia Juarez, Nalley Chacon, Shane Maneval, Maria Gallando, Alex Chauvin, Mary Ann McGrath, Bradley Essick, Bishop Jugis, John Kamer, Spencer Brown, Joseph Swing, Will Cumbo, Daniel Garr, Carl Brown and Michael Gordy.

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Debbie Felker, president of the Ladies Guild at Sacred Heart Church in Brevard, welcomes approximately participants to the first Women’s Day of Reflection at the church March 30.

Catholic, Protestant women gather for reflection, learning Jane Derrick, Bible teacher and workshop leader at the Billy Graham Training Center in Asheville, was the event’s featured speaker. Drawing on Scripture and her own experiences, Derrick spoke on “Trusting in God when the Path is Hard” and “Trusting God’s Love.” Many of the participants, who worked in small groups for sharing and insight, said they were looking forward to another Women’s Day of Reflection next year.

B R E VA R D — C a t h o l i c a n d Protestant women came together to enrich their Lenten experiences. Approximately 200 women from 21 churches including Baptist, Presbyterian and Methodist, gathered for a Women’s Day of Reflection at Sacred Heart Church in Brevard March 30. The event, themed “Trusting in God,” was hosted by Sacred Heart Church’s Ladies Guild. It was the first interfaith gathering of women in the Brevard area for a day of learning and prayer.

April 14, 2006  

Catholic News Herald - Serving Christ and Connecting Catholics in Western North Carolina. The official newspaper of the Diocese of Charlotte...

April 14, 2006  

Catholic News Herald - Serving Christ and Connecting Catholics in Western North Carolina. The official newspaper of the Diocese of Charlotte...