SHELTON – When Vern Harris found out in 2016 that his community’s only free breakfast program was ending, he came up with a “crazy idea.”
PORT ORCHARD – An old movie theater and a former chicken ranch are part of the history of St. Gabriel Parish, which celebrated 75 years with a June 24 Mass celebrated by Archbishop J. Peter Sartain.
SEATTLE – A couple of decades ago, Bill Cahill did plumbing, landscaping and other tasks at St. George School to help pay for the education of his six children there. Now he’s giving back to the school.
The numbers don’t look good for the U.S. Postal Service. Last year it reported its sixth straight annual operating loss, in the amount of $2.7 billion. During fiscal year 2017, the USPS delivered 149 billion pieces of mail, down from 154 billion the previous year — and a major drop from its peak of 213...
Just 70 years ago this month a slender novel bearing the innocuous title The Loved One made its appearance in the United States. My copy, a first edition, records four reprintings between June and August. Today the book is still in print and apparently still selling briskly.
The Fortnight for Freedom, which we’ve been celebrating each year at the end of June and beginning of July, has recently been reconfigured. Beginning this year, Religious Freedom Week is to be held annually June 22–29. The observance is a bit shorter, but no less important. This year’s theme is “Serving Others in God’s Love.”
The bright warm sun of June and the glittering emerald green of our region testify to the fruitful joy of life. The solemnities of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ and the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus conspire with Mother Nature, impelling and enabling our metaphysical senses. The celebration of the apex of…
In this month of mother Mary, a lovely tartine in honor of Mother’s Day