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Religions and Spirituality

August 18, 2021

Olean General Hospital and Bradford Regional Medical Center will host memorial services on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in both cities for persons who died of COVID-19 at either hospital or elsewhere. The Olean service will be at the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels, 119 W. Henley St., and the ...

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BUFFALO, NY — The retired pastor of the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels in Olean has been placed on administrative leave by Buffalo Bishop Michael W. Fisher following allegations that he was one of three priests who abused a child in the 1990s. The diocese announced the decision to place the ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — The university will stream a virtual memorial Mass honoring the late University President Dennis DePerro on Saturday at 7 p.m. DePerro died March 1 after contracting COVID-19 in December 2020. University Chaplain Rev. Greg Jakubowicz, O.F.M., will offer the Mass for the ...

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OLEAN, NY — The Race Unity Circle of Olean has scheduled three Monday events that will be accessible via Zoom. The schedule is below. March 1: “Unseen Tears,” documentary about residential schools, shown by Pete Hill. March 15: "Speak Up," presented by Emily Chiariello. April 5: "Implicit ...

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Have you heard the story of St. Francis of Assisi and the wolf? Do you know the meaning of the Shma prayer? Both will be addressed during Sunday’s Scout Sunday observance, hosted by the Allegheny Highlands Council (AHC), Boy Scouts of America, beginning at 11 a.m. via Zoom. Scout Sunday ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Joe Louis Clark, the legendary Eastside High School principal who inspired the movie “Lean On Me,” has died at the age of 82, his family said in a statement. After retiring from a three-decade long career in education, Clark moved to Gainesville, Florida, where he passed away Tuesday ...

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OLEAN, NY — Like the Thanksgiving that just passed and the Christmas coming up, the 2020 Worldwide Candle Lighting Event, conducted on the second Sunday of December across the globe to memorialize children who have left the Earth too soon, is going to be different. It is going to be virtual, ...

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