October 30, 2017

Trick or treat: Procrastinating and still mostly winning at Halloween (Five Favorites)

How is it Halloween already? Here are five tricks-or-treats (you decide) as we head into this fun-filled holiday.
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Former local superior of Daughters of Charity dies

Sister Celeste Donohue, who served as an educator and local superior of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, died Oct. 16 at Villa St. Michael in Emmitsburg. She was 92, and had spent 74 years with the order.
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Retired Father Bochenek still shares wit, bedside manner

The 72-year-old retired pastor of St. Brigid continues to share his gifts, which include bad puns, a self-deprecating wit and extremely sharp recall.
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Irish folklife expert says Halloween traditions began in Ireland

As the seasonal carving of pumpkins gets underway, an Irish folklife expert said there is evidence that the tradition, which is synonymous with Halloween jack-o-lanterns in the United States, actually began in Ireland.
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