Religion

Speaking on sacrifice

McCLURE — Nothing emulates God’s love like the sacrifice Jesus made on the cross, says Dr. Jose Acosta, a pulmonologist with Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital. Acosta, of Boalsburg, spoke to the congregation at Mount Bethel Church of McClure about the physical death of Jesus Christ from a ...

Come just as you are

I recently read Max Lucado’s book titled, “You’ll Get Through This.” I strongly recommend it to all of you. I don’t want to ruin it for you, so suffice it to say...God always wins. Friends, no matter what is happening now in your life, has happened in the past, or what may happen in ...

Session on marriage annulments offered locally

A free session on church teachings on the sacrament of marriage will be discussed as well as invalid marriages and the various annulment processes in Danville next month. The topic of marriage, divorce and annulments in the Catholic church can be a sensitive issue. Because the topic touches ...

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Editor’s note: To submit a nonprofit announcement to The Sentinel’s Religion section, contact Erin Thompson at (717) 248-6741 or by email at ethompson@lewistownsentinel.com. Items also may be faxed to (717) 248-3481 or sent to The Sentinel, 352 Sixth Street, Lewistown, PA 17044. Items ...

Tearing down the high places

Good morning dear readers. The Lord began to stir this message in me some time back and I finally put pen to paper. His voice truly makes a difference. Thank you Holy Spirit for your guidance. In the Old Testament, we read where a reigning king would do what was right in the eyes of the ...

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Editor’s note: To submit a nonprofit announcement to The Sentinel’s Religion section, contact Erin Thompson at (717) 248-6741 or by email at ethompson@lewistownsentinel.com. Items also may be faxed to (717) 248-3481 or sent to The Sentinel, 352 Sixth Street, Lewistown, PA 17044. Items ...

Blessing of the Animals set for April 15

LEWISTOWN — Residents of the Juniata Valley will have a unique opportunity to celebrate all of God’s creation next weekend. The Rhodes Memorial and Yeagertown United Methodist churches are sponsoring a service to bless furry friends at 3 p.m. April 15 at the red pavillion at Kish Park. ...

A mistaken parable

Editor’s note: Below is the continuation of a two-part column that ran on the Religion page on March 31. One would have thought a priest would have stopped to help. But the verb indicates that he was indifferent to the man’s plight. He ignored him. That priest had zero love for his ...

Dates set for ‘Week of Caring’

Church mission teams in Mifflin County are gearing up for the third annual Week of Caring, to be held July 30 through Aug. 3. Plans are being put into place for the week of mission to occur. Residents who need work done around their house and or property are encouraged to reach out and ...

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Editor’s note: To submit a nonprofit announcement to The Sentinel’s Religion section, contact Erin Thompson at (717) 248-6741 or by email at ethompson@lewistownsentinel.com. Items also may be faxed to (717) 248-3481 or sent to The Sentinel, 352 Sixth Street, Lewistown, PA 17044. Items ...