Archive for October 27th, 2013

As a melancholic, “sad” is synonymous with “beautiful”. As I said, I have been listening to a lot of half-forgotten music on my newly-acquired car’s CD player. I grabbed this jewel, from 1978, the other morning. It is, in itself, a beautiful song, but much of its power is in the delivery; the late Stan Rogers’ evocative velvet baritone is devastating. This song brings tears to my eyes. And if you know a sadder song, I’d like to hear it…

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Walsh University Presents Immaculee

Date(s): Nov. 1, 2013 | Nov. 2, 2013
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Walsh University will host Immaculee Ilibagiza, Rwandan genocide survivor, at St.Paul Parish in North Canton. Join Immaculée for a powerful two day event. No one will leave this retreat the same as when they came.

Friday, November 1

3-4 p.m.  Registration and Gathering
4-7:30 p.m. Immaculee presents “Treasures of Our Faith”

Saturday, November 2

8:30 a.m.  Doors Open
9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Immaculee continues her talk on “Treasures of Our Faith” followed by a healing service with Fr. Ubald

Tickets are $57 per person. For more information, contact mromano@walsh.edu.

Note: Emphasis added. I have railed against this kind of thing enough that I am just going to let this stand as it is….

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