Will May be beginning of the end?

RALEIGH, N.C. – If there had been time, Marie Exley would have liked to start a family. Instead, the 32-year-old Army veteran has less than six months left, which she’ll spend spreading a stark...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Religion

Religion Briefs

Meditation classes held Wednesdays “Insight Meditation: a 6-Week Beginning Class” with Erin Treat will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays from Jan. 19 to Feb. 23 at the Durango Dharma Center,...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Religion

Tibetan monks study science at U.S. school

ATLANTA – Munching on pizza. Posting on Facebook. Hanging out with friends on weekends.Some of the newest students at Emory University’s student body may act like typical college kids, but there’s...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

Handy nuns rehab Katrina-damaged homes

NEW ORLEANS – Sister Paula Gonzalez – dressed in sweats and sneakers – was directing a fellow nun to the ceiling of a closet – the last area in need of insulation before the group began hanging...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

Religion Briefs

Centers of Light begins six-week series Centers of Light will present an “Introduction to Meditation and Christian Mysticism” at 7 p.m. Mondays beginning this Monday at the Dolores Centers of...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

Is your holiday season more sad than jolly?

While the world is all “Joy to the World” and dreaming of a “White Christmas,” many people are dealing with grief and loss. For the fourth year, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church is offering a Blue...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

Scientist claims religious bias

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – An astronomer argues that his Christian faith and his peers’ belief that he is an evolution skeptic kept him from getting a prestigious job as the director of a new student...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

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