Category: Religion

Children’s Day will be observed Sunday; started in 1860s

Communities, individuals, and churches are preparing for the Sunday’s “Children’s Day.” Since 2007 and again this year, the governor of Illinois has proclaimed “Children’s Day” the second Sunday in June. Cities such as Aurora, Batavia, Fort Collins, Colo., and Vancouver, Wash., have issued proclamations. The 2018 proclamations by Illinois governor...

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St. Peter School: 87-year legacy

St. Peter Catholic School in Aurora will celebrate its 87-year legacy of teaching our children academics, faith, and citizenship Sunday, May 20. As we prepare to close our doors in June and consolidate our school with St. Therese of Jesus, Our Lady of Good Counsel, and St. Joseph, all in...

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Martin Luther changed history with 95 theses in 1517

Sometimes, by design or destiny, one person changes the course of human history. Think of Jesus Christ, Charlemagne, Joan of Arc, Michael Faraday, Queen Victoria, Gutenberg, or Jonas Salk. What fascinates is the charisma, the intelligence, the raw emotional power that one individual possesses and which transforms the world. Today’s...

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