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Religion

Religion calendar, Oct. 4, 2013

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Blessing of pets set in Danville

DANVILLE — In celebration of the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, Schlarman Academy South Campus will hold its annual "Blessing of Pets" prayer service at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday on the South Campus parking lot, corner of Vermilion and Voorhees streets.

It is open to all Schlarman students and parishioners of area Catholic churches.

Religion calendar, Sept. 27, 2013

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Don Follis: Only God can help us overcome evil with good

If you insist on judging others, holding a grudge or indulging your bitterness, I can give you a little help. I learned it myself when I was in the eighth grade.

Religion calendar Sept. 15, 2013

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Don Follis: As always, someone must take first step toward peace

When I was a young boy and faced conflict, fighting generally was not an option. Yelling was — preferably the louder the better. The shouting never lasted long, though. Pretty quickly most arguments were swept under the carpet, and life went on.

And the conflicts? Well, they often went unresolved.

Missionary's child becomes first full-time pastor for Paxton church

PAXTON — The Rev. Dave Hohulin has been able to develop more of a world view than most people.

That's what happens when you grow up a missionary's kid, living in an exotic land. You come to realize that change and a challenge aren't bad.

New rabbi joins local congregation

CHAMPAIGN — Rabbi Alan Cook has joined the congregation of Sinai Temple in Champaign after the retirement of Rabbi Norman Klein.

Religion calendar, Sept. 6, 2013

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Ministries host events on Sunday in Danville, Westville

The Faith in Action ministries in Vermilion County will host special events to mark Faith in Action Sunday.