Category: Holiday’s

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Happy 4th of July! “Our obligations to our country never cease but with our lives.” ~ John Adams~ As we mark this day with family, friends, and fireworks, let us not forget why we stop to celebrate on July the Forth, and let us raise our voices united in our prayer that God Bless America!…

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Memorial Day One of the many things, which I appreciate in New England, is that Memorial Day is about stopping to reflect on those we have lost, in service to our nation; not about going out to look for bargains.  Take a few minutes, as this long weekend begins, and remember those who have been…

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Happy Easter “When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices so that they might go to anoint Jesus’ body. Very early on the first day of the week, just after sunrise, they were on their way to the tomb and they asked each other, “Who will roll the stone away…

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A Blessed Passover “On that day tell your son, ‘I do this because of what the Lord did for me when I came out of Egypt.’ This observance will be for you like a sign on your hand and a reminder on your forehead that this law of the Lord is to be on your…

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The Christmas Village 2016 As this year comes to an end, I would like to take a moment to wish you a Merry Christmas, by sharing with you a video of the Village in 2016. I did not prepare my remarks, rather I simply started to film and speak; thus a great many additions to…

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Happy Hanukkah! “We light these lights for the miracles and the wonders, for the redemption and the battles that you made for our forefathers, in those days at this season, through your holy priests. During all eight days of Hanukkah these lights are sacred, and we are not permitted to make ordinary use of them…

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Remembering our Veterans Once again, Veteran’s Day finds our nation in conflict, with men and women engaged the perilous task of defending and protecting those in need of their help.   In Zanesville, which was once the capital of Ohio, from 1812-1818, in the center of town, they have established a park to commemorate those who have fought valiantly…