November 10, 2017 RSS feed / Worship

Deeley celebrates Mass, visits classrooms at St. John’s school

BRUNSWICK From telling the students about how long he’s been a priest (“44 years and I love what I do!”) to describing his stint as a paperboy when he was a child (“my legs sometimes looked appetizing to dogs!”), Bishop More...

FAITH NOTES :

Watching and Waiting

The holidays are before us. The electricity is back on after last week’s powerful storm. And yet my heart is grieving. More...

Church where shooting took place was center of community

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas  he most recent sermon posted on YouTube by the pastor of the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas, shows him explaining why he had parked a motorcycle in front of his lectern.  More...

Living the Word

“He said to them, ‘Then give to the emperor the things that are the emperor’s, and to God the things that are God’s.” Luke 20:25  Serving God   More...

ST. JOHN'S CHILDREN CELEBRATE ALL SOULS DAY

AMANDA SHOREY'S FIRST GRADE STUDENTS lead students and faculty with a morning prayer and pledge of allegiance to commemorate the faithful departed on All Soul’s Day — Nov. More...

FAITH NOTES :

How prepared are you?

On a whim, I ran a couple loads of laundry, filled the bathtub and topped my largest kettle with even more water Sunday night just before going to bed. More...

Journey retreat held in in Auburn

AUBURN   “Youth coming together in Christ is amazing.”  That is how Jacob Guillemette, age 16, from St. Thérèse of Lisieux Parish in Sanford describes what it’s like attending the annual Journey retreat.  More...

Scottish service in Topsham

TOPSHAM — The Saint Andrews Society, in conjunction with Mid Coast Presbyterian Church of Topsham will hold a Kirkin’ O’ the Tartan on Sunday, Nov. 12. The church is located at 84 Maine St. in Topsham. More...

How the god you worship can influence the ghosts you see

If you’ve ever seen a ghost, you have something in common with 18 percent of Americans. But while there’s evidence that our brains are hardwired to see ghosts, the apparitions we see tend to vary. More...

FAITH NOTES :

The Key to True Success

Our 4-year-old son is a chess master, winning match after match. Sitting across from his father in a cozy inn on a recent afternoon with a wooden game board between them, Ezra confidently moved his knight to capture his father’s bishop. More...

Annual Interfaith Memorial Service Set for Nov. 5

BRUNSWICK — CHANS Home Health & Hospice will be holding an interfaith memorial event for anyone who has lost a loved one in the past year.  The event, titled “A Time for Remembering,” will be held on Sunday, Nov. More...

Breakfast with Santa at Lisbon church

LISBON — Lisbon United Methodist Church, located at 14 School St. More...

Living the Word

“But he would withdraw to the deserted places and pray.” Luke 5:16  Stepping Aside   More...

A Prophet’s Birthday

This year, on Oct. 21 and 22, the Baha’i world celebrated Baha’u’llah’s 200th birthday.  More...

FAITH NOTES :

The Race is Hard, But Rewards are Guaranteed

Does life sometimes feel like a race? One that you are ill-equipped and unprepared to handle? One that’s impossible to win? More...

President George H.W. Bush donates several Super Bowl LI items to diocese

PORTLAND   Thanks to President George H.W. Bush, a one-of-a-kind piece of history from Super Bowl LI will be auctioned off at the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland’s Harvest Ball at the Holiday Inn by the Bay in Portland on Friday.  More...

Event to benefit Abyssinian Meeting House restoration

BRUNSWICK — The Committee to Restore the Abyssinian Meeting House and UU Church of Brunswick are presenting an event on Saturday at 7 p.m. to support and celebration of the Abyssinian Meeting House restoration effort.  More...

Community Harvest Supper at Edgecomb Community Church

EDGECOMB — The Edgecomb Community Church, UCC, will be holding a Community Harvest Supper beginning at 5 p.m. on Saturday. The menu will consist of a variety of delicious home cooked harvest casseroles, salads, rolls, and dessert.  More...

St. Dominic Academy 12th Annual Holiday Festival

AUBURN — Saint Dominic Academy’s 12th Annual Holiday Festival takes place on Nov. 4, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at its Auburn campus at 121 Gracelawn Road. More...

Elijah Kellogg Church to host Christmas by the Sea Fair

HARPSWELL — Many hands are hard at work as the Elijah Kellogg Church prepares to host its annual Christmas by the Sea Fair, scheduled for Nov. 4 from 9 a.m. More...