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I grew up on a barstool at the Bartley House. My parents were both busy, working professionals and as a teenager, I spent a lot of family dinner time in local restaurants.

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Living through daily trials of hatred, fear, oppression and death, the Rev. Kevin Beebe experienced a crisis of faith and endured periods of unanswered prayer and unrelenting circumstances while serving the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America in Ramallah, Palestine.

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Question: I am 54 years old, baptized Catholic at 20 years old. My Mom was Protestant and my father was Roman Catholic. I was never baptized as an infant and took classes with a priest at 19 and decided I wanted to become a Catholic. We just found out that my mother’s family was really Jewis…

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The first Kenosha Jewish Community Festival will take place Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. at Nash Park and will offer fun, food and relaxation for all ages.

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Three years in the making, Grace Lutheran Church celebrated the grand opening of its neighborhood food pantry July 23 with about 50 members of the community present for the ribbon cutting, including State Sen. Bob Wirch, Bishop Paul Erickson from the Greater Milwaukee Synod and Anthony Kenne…

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Thanks to efforts by the College of Lake County’s automotive collision repair program this past spring in giving an old trailer a makeover, Journey Church’s Disaster Response Team is ready to provide disaster relief in the area.

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Father Tom Hartman was not just my best friend, he was also my teacher.

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While most enjoy worshiping God in the beauty and serenity of their church’s sanctuary, God can be worshiped anywhere. Petrifying Springs Park provides an idyllic background for praising the God of creation.

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Sister Judith Placzkowski, who will celebrate 50 years of vowed profession at a Jubilee Mass on July 28, grew up as a member of St. John the Baptist Parish in Paris and graduated from St. Joseph Academy, formerly St. Joseph High School, in Kenosha.

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For Rev. Britt Windel and the others who are volunteering their time tomorrow for this year’s sixth annual ScatterDay event, they’re not doing it for any attention or notoriety.

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Despite the wet spring and a slow start to the growing season, St. Matthew’s ElderGarten is resplendent with greenery and fresh produce.

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For 30 years, the annual Outdoor Mass at Pennoyer Park was held under dry skies and Jim Riese, coordinator of the event, is praying for the record to continue Sunday despite a damp forecast.

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Next month, rather than languishing on the beach or going on vacation with their families, more than 50 Kenosha and Racine Great Lakes Church teen members plan to spend a week giving back to those less fortunate than themselves.

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What began as a Grill Day, designed to get men together for a cookout, transformed into Journey Church’s first Father’s Day car show, which will take place 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 15.

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LAKE VILLA, Ill. — A reformed bad boy of the outlaw motorcycle gang who helped to feed and house more than 1,000 South Sudanese children is coming to Lake Villa, Ill.

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It still gives the Rev. Matt Friese chills when he recalls the morning of Sept. 22, 1995, when 22 Americans and two Canadians died after their Boeing E-3 Sentry jet crashed on takeoff from Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage, Alaska, during a training mission.

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Milwaukee Diocese Archbishop Jerome Listecki led Mass Thursday at Our Lady of Holy Rosary as part of the 99th annual gathering of the Milwaukee Archdiocese Council of Catholic Women.

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“Family Love, Our Family Stories, Our Way to God” is the theme of the 99th annual gathering of the Milwaukee Archdiocese Council of Catholic Women.

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The Ragman was an unshaven, boozy-smelling, intimidating character for most Kenosha kids in the 1950s.

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There is something about a person’s recent demise that imbues them with positive attributes not necessarily accurate during their lives.

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From a Christian perspective, Easter remains a celebration of the Gospel, in which the death and resurrection of Christ offers everlasting hope.

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The Rev. Demetris Crum has lived in many places to fulfill his calling to ministry, and now he is adding Kenosha to the list.

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John Anderson — an educator, musician, youth minister, seminarian and pastoral intern — will be the guest speaker for the sixth annual ELCA Outreach Center Spring Benefit fundraising event May 9 at The Club at Strawberry Creek.

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Folk singer to perform at Bradford Church

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WILMOT — In honor of their first anniversary as a congregation, River Ridge Church in Wilmot will be hosting the Chorale and Repertory Singers of Moody Bible Institute in Chicago on Sunday.

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Bradford Community Church Unitarian Universalist leaders the Rev. Erik David Carlson and student intern minister Denise M. Cawley applaud the American Civil Liberties Union for their yearlong investigation of the Tremper High School cheerleading 2018 Awards Banquet and similar events at prev…

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Before Wisconsin was established as a state and when Kenosha was known as Southport, Irish Catholic immigrants living in the Racine and Kenosha area met at various homes for Mass when missionary priests were in the area.

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Apart from Christmas, Valentine’s Day is likely the most commercial time of the year, when lovers, parents and friends spend an average of $143 on flowers, jewelry and chocolates in lacy, heart-shaped boxes to express their affection for one another.