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Thursday, July 29, 2021

    ‘God is All’: Margot Tanner returns to Cullman to promote book, share stories

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Margot Tanner, longtime advocate of all things German in Cullman, returned to the city Saturday to promote and sign copies of “God is All: Stories from the Life of a WWII German Survivor,” an account of her life in Germany and...

    Remembering Porter: Michael Heatherly talks about winning St. Paul’s Impact Award

    CULLMAN, Ala. - St. Paul’s Lutheran School in March named alumnus Michael Heatherly as the recipient of its second Impact Award, said to be inspired by 1 Peter 4:10-11:  “Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards...

    St. Bernard’s Fr. Bernard Denson completes degree

    CULLMAN, Ala. - On Friday, Dec. 4, at the Benedictine Order’s Pontifical University of Sant’Anselmo in Rome, Fr. Bernard J. Denson O.S.B., a monk of St. Bernard Abbey in Cullman, AL, successfully defended his thesis entitled “The Presence of Christ in the Thought and...

    Bringing out the Best: ‘Easter ninjas’ turn canceled kids’ event into stay-at-home family fun

    HARTSELLE, Ala. - When Daystar Church had to cancel the annual “Easter Egg Drop” at its Hartselle campus, members had already prepared tens of thousands of candy-filled eggs. Not wanting their efforts to be wasted and desiring to do something fun for the children...

    This Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent

    This Wednesday, Feb. 26, marks the beginning of the holy season of Lent.  This comprises the 40 days leading up to the crucifixion of the Lord Jesus on the cross on Good Friday. Many church denominations commemorate Ash Wednesday with the observance of blessing parishioners...

    Ave Maria Grotto lighting up ‘Christmas at the Grotto’ starting Dec. 3

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Ave Maria Grotto at St. Bernard Abbey will host a second edition of Christmas at the Grotto this December, building on the success of last year’s inaugural event which featured evening tours through the park, much of which had been decorated...

    St. Vincent de Paul Society food bank open on Fridays

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Members of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church's St. Vincent de Paul Society in Cullman have opened their food bank doors on a very limited basis to help the needy during the COVID-19 pandemic. The food bank doors are open Friday mornings from...

    Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament celebrates 20 years

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - The Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament near Hanceville celebrated its 20th anniversary last week. The Shrine was officially dedicated and opened Dec. 19, 1999. During the Shrine’s Christmas Open House Saturday, Fr. Joseph Wolfe of the Franciscan Missionaries of the...

    St. Paul’s announces Advent, Christmas services

    CULLMAN, Ala. - As in years past, the Advent Season will be highlighted at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church during weekly evening prayer services held every Wednesday night at 6 p.m. The focus of the readings will be chapters 47, 48 and 49 from the...

    St. Bernard celebrates Veterans Day

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Students at Saint Bernard Preparatory School were honored to be joined by community veterans and a retired U.S. Army brigadier general to celebrate Veterans Day Wednesday. The Cullman Police Department Honor Guard presented the flags, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance and...