Special Christmas services

Following is a list of Christmas services in the La Plata County area. All services are on Friday unless otherwise noted. For more information, call the phone number provided. An asterisk (*)...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

Orphans caught between Islamic, Western law

Helene Lauffer knew Muslim children – orphaned, displaced, neglected – needed homes in the United States. She knew American Muslim families wanted to take them in.But Lauffer, associate executive...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

Religion Briefs

Mystical take on the Christmas Story Centers of Light will present “A Mystical Interpretation of the Christmas Story” at 7 p.m. Friday at Dolores Center of Light, 30705 Road V.6 in Dolores. This...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

Catholic AIDS workers give out condoms in African countries

JOHANNESBURG – The three large blue-and-white boxes of condoms appeared to be the elephant in the room at the Catholic AIDS clinic, a trailer beside the church in a dusty red-soil settlement in the...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

Religion Briefs

St. Paul’s Lutheran celebrates Advent St. Paul’s Lutheran Church will celebrate the Advent season with special services at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at 2611 Junction St., across from Miller Middle School....

DATE: Dec. 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

Omaha religious group faces future sans church

OMAHA, Neb. – For more than two decades, a group of Roman Catholics secluded themselves on a sprawling, wooded compound in the Ponca Hills north of Omaha. They lived as hermits, giving up their...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

An upset: Bishops elect NYC man

BALTIMORE – New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan was elected president Tuesday of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in a surprise win that underscored the bishops’ shift toward a more aggressive...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

Religion Briefs

Faith Community to hold potluck Faith Community Church of the Nazarene will host its third annual Pilgrim’s Potluck at noon Sunday at the church, 1400 Colorado Highway 172, one mile south of...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

Religion Briefs

Centers of Light announces events Centers of Light will hold these events:b A sunset labyrinth walk will be held at 5 p.m. today at the Sophia Peace Center, 19581 Road 31 in Dolores. All are...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

Hymn ‘Amazing Grace’ a global music sensation

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – It has endured for more than two centuries, offering hope to those grieving or searching for meaning to life. With its simple melody and message of salvation, “Amazing Grace” is...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

Pope heads to a less Catholic Spain

MADRID – Pope Benedict XVI will meet Spain’s Facebook generation this weekend – setting up a clash of values and lifestyles in a once staunchly Catholic nation that has become one of Europe’s most...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

Religion Briefs

United Methodists to host bazaar First United Methodist Church of Durango will host its 37th annual Holiday Bazaar from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 20 at 2917 Aspen Drive.There will be refreshments...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

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