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Religion

The spirit of thankfulness!

Some people forget the names of people they just met. That’s awkward. Some people are famous for forgetting where they put their glasses-even when those glasses are on the top of their head. Am I describing anyone here today? What are you most likely to forget in the course of your day or ...

Start looking for the good instead of seeing the bad

Good morning, dear friends! This morning as I was driving, out of nowhere, the blue skies burst through the bleakness of the gray. What joy that brought my heart! Don’t we just need some sunshine right now? Well, then, let’s be the sunshine we need ... or should I say the Sonshine we need? ...

Uncle Fred’s Thanksgiving prayer

“Fred, would you ask our prayer?” Never were there words which filled an 8-year-old boy’s heart with so much fear and apprehension. “Fred” was our uncle, our father’s older brother who lived with his wife, Amelia, on a farm not far from our own. They were members of the Hickory ...

Religion calendar

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Sacred Heart receives donation

LEWISTOWN — Anthony Kovaleski of Miele Manufacturing in Williamsport presented a check to Sacred Heart of Jesus School in Lewistown on behalf of the Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Foundation and Frank Guerrini Vending Machines, Inc. The $7,000 check represents a $3,500 grant from the ...

Phil 2:5: Let us be humble

“What is your opinion?” (Mt 21:28) Jesus asked the chief priests and elders of the people of his time. Then he told the parable of the two sons. My reflections on the two sons in the gospel parable inclined me to compare them with the people of the Old Testament and the New Testament. ...

Paying divine honors to the Supreme Being

Oh worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness. I Chronicles 16:29b Psalm 29:2 says, “Give unto the Lord the glory due His name; worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness.” Psalm 96:9 says, “Oh worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness.” God desires that we worship him, and how we do ...

Celebrating Diwali amid global pandemic

Festival of lights or Diwali which is celebrated by a large section of the Hindu community around the world falls on Saturday, Nov. 14 this year. Diwali is commonly observed by illuminating candles or other lights at homes, signifying the celebration of light over darkness. Diwali is often ...

The greatness of God in creation

There are a number of ways we might consider the greatness of God, but let us consider just one – the size of God’s creative handiwork. God’s creation is both enormous and microscopic. No previous generation in the history of the world can comprehend this reality like we can today. The ...

Religion briefs

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 ...