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Artist helps draw children to the divine at St. Michael’s in Olympia

OLYMPIA – When her daughter was preparing for first Communion at St. Michael Parish, Carrie Cortes-Monroy wanted to make a deeper commitment to her faith. So she signed up for a parish group studying Sofia Cavalletti’s book Ways to Nurture the Relationship with God, never guessing the impact that book would have.

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The Protestant and Catholic Reformations

In the past year there’s been a series of events — especially in Europe — leading up to the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation on Oct. 31. It was an event that set off more than a century of religious warfare and changed the practice of Christianity worldwide.

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Remembering the dead, supporting the living

While we pray for the dead, we can also lend support to grieving friends and family with a remembrance basket