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Syrian and Turkish Earthquake Survivors Show the Strength of Their Faith in Their Calamity

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It has been hard for me to watch the pictures, videos and posts in terms of the devastation the recent earthquake has caused in Turkey and Syria. Mostly, we are seeing more of Turkey’s destruction all over media outlets rather than Syria’s. Initially Syria had slow aid due to the sanctions. However, after four days, there is a relief on those sanctions for a limited time.

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Finding Peace after Tragedy

The killing of four students in off-campus housing in Moscow has been an unthinkable and heartbreaking tragedy. My heart goes out to the family and friends affected directly by this horrific crime. While the story continues to unfold in the news media, I have sought my Heavenly Father in prayer. I have pled for him to provide consolation to those deeply wounded and forever changed by this senseless act, especially the families of the victims

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Ash Wednesday Silent Day of Prayer

The Immaculate Heart Retreat Center will offer an Ash Wednesday Silent Day of Prayer, March 2, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Titled “Time for a Change,” the day of prayer will be led by Fr. Victor Blazovich. Lent gives us the opportunity to ponder more deeply how we can better …

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Silent Day of Prayer

The Immaculate Heart Retreat Center will offer a silent day of prayer, Feb. 16, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Titled “Wondrous Encounters – A Journey Through Lent,” the day of prayer will be led by Sister Sharon Bongiorno, and will include Mass, lunch, two conferences, Reconciliation, Adoration, and the Rosary. …

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FāVS August Coffee Talk: Understanding Prayer

Saturday, Aug. 7, 10 a.m., at the FāVS Center, 5115 S. Freya, Spokane. The latest Coffee Talk, the first in-person talk since the pandemic lockdown, will focus on its recent Understanding Prayer series. Coffee Talks are forums where FāVS columnists involve the audience in a discussion on a timely topic …

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