Memories Not Yet Made

Those of us who are parents and grandparents want nothing more for our kids than the best we had growing up, and if possible, even more. Since I arrived at Saint Nicholas, I have heard dozens of stories – and that’s no exaggeration–of parents and grandparents who are sad that their children and grandchildren don’t […]

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“Alison’s Choice”

Alison’s Choice Film Screening Come & experience the profile film “Alison’s Choice” tomorrow, February 9 at Celebration! Cinema Woodland. This is a private screening of this feature-length movie sponsored by Grand Rapids Right to Life. Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased at the Right to Life table in the theater lobby. For information […]

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More Work?!

The Gathering Room of The Cultural Center was a beautiful sight this past Monday, with lovingly-arranged Christmas centerpieces on the tables. In one corner of the room, handcrafted drinks looked as if they were pieces of art, flanked on the other corner with a dozen varieties of homemade sweet treats. The opposite side of the […]

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December 4

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November 27

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What’s with the oranges?

Anyone who was at the services at our parish of Saint Nicholas, Grand Rapids noticed two bowls of oranges flanking the icon of Saint Nicholas. As we celebrated  the memory of our patron saint, there were lots of folks asking, “What’s with the oranges?” I was actually the first one to ask the question when […]

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More Blessed

As I write this, it’s “Giving Tuesday,” an addition to our annual calendar set aside as a day of online giving to those less fortunate than ourselves. Since you’re on the internet reading this blog post you already know about it by the dozens of “Giving Tuesday” requests you’ve received. While I’m not usually happy […]

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November 20

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November 13

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November 6

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October 30

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October 23

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