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Prayers

Brenda Aiken, Mario Artesiano, Buddy Aycock, TSB, Nancy Bandy, Lois Baker, Gail Blanda, Brynn B., Tommye Cashin, Sal Cenicola, David Clarke, H.C., Patti Cundiff, Mark Davis, Barbara DeRatto, Ryan Dobbins, John Fedak, Mary Ann Ferguson, Scott Flick, Rebecca Gaylor, Jacqueline Grady, Keith Griffin, John Grimsley, Bob Guido, Charlotte Guido, WFG, Fred Hegeman, John Helton, Cheryl & Larry Hutchinson, Fr. Wilford Logsdon, Mary Keane, Mark Kelso, Edward & Sharon Kirk, Timothy Kite, Ben Koreski, Kathleen Koreski, John Kowal, H.L., Lucy Loehle, Jim Loisel & Family, Ruth Elizabeth Melvin, Anna Grace Mallon, Mary McCaughey, Carl Merriman, George Metz, Nancy Moore, David Morton, Nina & Ralph Murphy, George Nies, Gail Nick, Ed Nickey, Fran Owen, Frank Paul, Nell Pidgeon, MJR, Patricia Reilly, A.J. Salimando, Douglas Seaman, Richard Sedlacek, Eddie Michael Smith, Mike Stefanik, Richard Wineman, and our service men and women. *Newly added names to the prayer list.  Names remain on the list for 30 days, unless otherwise requested.                              

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Bl. Nicholas Steno: The Mendel of the Geosciences

In the year 1666, the court of the Grand Duke Ferdinando de’ Medici in Florence saw the arrival of a most unusual object—the partial carcass of a great white shark. Fishermen had caught and killed the beast off the Tuscan coast, hacked off its monstrous head, and sent the specimen at once to Ferdinando, who was an eager enthusiast of natural history. The Grand Duke’s court was the headquarters of a prestigious scientific academy and Ferdinando summoned one of its rising stars, a brilliant young anatomist from Denmark, to conduct the dissection of the shark head. His name was Nicolaus Steno. Steno was born in 1638 in Copenhagen to a devout Lutheran family. After attending university to study medicine, he made several important anatomical discoveries in his early career before making his way to Italy where he found employment at the Medici court. Steno was struck by the resemblance that…

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Bible

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only begotten Son, that who ever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.John 3:16 (KJV)
You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your strength, and with all your mind, and your neighbor as yourselfJohn 3:16 (KJV)
He rescued us from the power of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of His beloved son. Through Him we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.Col 1, 13