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Kankakee Associates: Serving God and Others

Over a year ago, Associates from Kankakee, IL, decided to use their gifts of knitting and crocheting to start a Prayer Shawl Ministry at their parish. During that time, one of the candidates from their group became sick and started chemotherapy. The Kankakee Associates took turns accompanying her to her treatments. They gave her a prayer shawl and a hat to lift her spirits and to let her know she was not alone. As time went by, the candidate asked if the Prayer Shawl Ministry could make hats for other women that were receiving treatment at the cancer center...

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A Season of Hope

Who could have dreamed as we entered 2020 that the whole world would be dealt the blow of COVID-19, that millions of people’s lives would be forever changed?

I dare to guess no one.

Yet that is exactly what has happened and the world still looks for a reprieve, a cure, an end. Has this virus had the final say?

I also dare to say a resounding no.

How to describe it? As Charles Dickens so famously said in A Tale of Two Cities, “It was the best of times; it was the worst of times.”
 

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Cycling With Sisters

Dear Sisters,

What a show you put on last Saturday as you biked through the trail from Saint Peters to Morell and back to Saint Peters, praying at different spots!

I watched on my phone as you began your journey...

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