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Saint Lucy's Day, also called the Feast of Saint Lucy, i...

wikipedia - 14 Dec 2017
Saint Lucy's Day, also called the Feast of Saint Lucy, is a Christian feast day celebrated on 13 December in Advent, commemorating Saint Lucy, a 3rd-century martyr under the Diocletianic Persecution, who according to legend brought "food and aid to Christians hiding in the catacombs" using a candle-lit wreath to "light her way and leave her hands free to carry as much food as possible". Her feast once coincided with the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year before calendar reforms, so
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Saint Lucy's Day starts off the Christmas season

The State Press - 30 Nov 2017
The holiday originated to honor Lucy, who became one of the earliest Christian martyrs. St. Lucy's Day is celebrated mainly in Sweden and Norway, but it is still recognized in some parts of Italy. Hellen Di Puorto, an Italian instructor at ASU, said in ...
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On World Marriage Day, Husbands, Wives Lovingly Honor Each Other

Catholic New York - 14 Feb 2018
A dreary, rainy day in Manhattan did not deter more than 400 Hispanic couples from celebrating World Marriage Day Feb. 11 at St. Patrick's Cathedral. The second annual Spanish Mass honoring the sacrament of matrimony was sponsored by Movimiento ...
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How St. Lucy became a light in Scandinavia

Aleteia EN - 14 Dec 2017
When Christian missionaries reached Scandinavia they brought the story of St. Lucy with them and her life and death fascinated the local population. Her name is derived from the Latin word lux, meaning “light,” and there was another story from her life ...
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Lucy Ethiopian Restaurant Readies To Open in Bethesda - 22 Feb 2018
Lucy in Bethesda seats about 120 people and features a full bar with beer, wine and liquor. Later on, the restaurant might start roasting its own beans and hold a “coffee time” in the afternoons, he said. Hoping to evoke, as Abraham said, “a feeling of ...
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Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Kahanic

Scranton Times-Tribune - 18 Feb 2018
St. Lucy's Church was the setting Sept. 16 for the wedding of Amanda Sowa, Milford, and Ryan Kahanic, Scranton. The bride is the daughter of Antoni and Ann Sowa, Milford. The bridegroom is the son of John and Diane Kahanic, Scranton. The Rev. Sam J ...
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Faith Life in Action

The Macomb Daily - 21 Feb 2018
St. Lucy's Church, 23401 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores, 5:30-6:15 p.m. Tuesdays, weigh-in 5-5:30 p.m., or 586-791-2397. • Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 30003 Ryan Road, Warren, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, weigh-in 6 p.m., 586-573-8656 or ...
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US: St Louis morning radio presenter gives birth on air

BBC News - 21 Feb 2018
Cassiday Proctor, a weekday morning presenter on The Arch station in the US city of St Louis, broadcast her birth by Caesarean section on Tuesday. Ms Proctor started experiencing labour pains on Monday. Her radio station worked with the hospital where ...
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The surprising ways that Italy celebrates Santa Lucia

The Local Italy - 13 Dec 2017
What do Italians do on Saint Lucia's Day? In Italy as in Sweden, Lucia's feast day – timed to coincide with the winter solstice according to an earlier calendar – is a symbol of light in the darkness (Lucia derives from lux, the Latin word for light ...
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Goldendoodle helps those grieving at Pellerin Funeral Home

The Daily Iberian - 08 Feb 2018
Angie retired as a funeral director to devote full time with Lucy, who also visits nursing homes, an adult learning center and a cancer treatment center in Lafayette, and goes to “Destress Day” when finals are being taken at the University of Louisiana ...
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The Pastie Pops Take Things to the Next Level with Va-Va-Valentine

San Antonio Current - 06 Feb 2018
When I first contacted self-described “neo-boylesque” performer Jasper St. James about rallying his fellow Pastie Pops for a group interview and photo shoot back in January, his response resonated. My proposed get-together date simply wouldn't work ...
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New Annette Bening film among what's new at Asheville theaters

Asheville Citizen-Times - 23 Feb 2018
"Annihilation," adventure/suspense, R. A biologist (Natalie Portman) signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition where the laws of nature don't apply. With Jennifer Jason Leigh and Oscar Isaac. "Every Day," fantasy teen romance, PG-13. A girl falls in ...
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Celebrating Saint Lucy's light

Il Globo - 13 Dec 2017
On December 13, many Italian towns come alive with celebrations for Saint Lucy's Day. While the feast day is also observed in Sweden and Norway, the tradition's roots have been traced back to the southern Italian island of Sicily. On Saint Lucy's Day ...

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