October 2, 2011

We have made great strides during the past several years to enhance the buildings and grounds here at St. John the Evangelist.  As I mentioned several weeks ago, the last remaining major project is the lighting in the church. I will begin with a little history:  The church is now…

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September 25, 2011

Fall officially began on Friday at 5:05 a.m. with the arrival of the autumnal equinox. We experienced approximately 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of darkness, hence the term “equinox” derived from the Latin word meaning “equal night.” For those of us in Southwest Florida, fall arrived with very…

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September 18, 2011

If you were unable to attend the 9/11 remembrance Mass this past Sunday at 9:00 a.m., there is an outstanding recap with numerous pictures on the Naples Daily News website.  Here is the link. http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2011/sep/11/naples-pays-tribute-911-fallen-worship-services/ The Mass was completely full with over 1,200 in attendance to recognize the ten-year anniversary…

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9/11 Mass of Remembrance

9/11 Mass Helps Us Remember “We must never forget what happened on that fateful day,” — Julie and Tom Hartsell Family The 9/11 Mass of Remembrance sponsored by the Knights of Columbus marking the 10th anniversary of the attack on America last Sunday was an overwhelming success with an estimated…

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September 11, 2011

While writing my column on Wednesday morning, I could not help but notice that change is beginning to take place with regards to the weather patterns nationwide. Although we won’t see any significant changes until mid to late October (on average), areas in North and North central Florida will experience…

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