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  • Women of Barat College class of 1964 look back

     Women of Barat College class of 1964 look back
    The ruins of Barat College in Lake Forest were hushed one day recently, save for the distant whine of a lawn mower and the brittle tapping sound of men stacking bricks by hand. Built in 1904, the historic building known as Old Main is now reduced to...
  • HS Soccer: Suffield Boys Hope Season Brings Historic Finish

    HS Soccer: Suffield Boys Hope Season Brings Historic Finish
    Last winter, Suffield High boys soccer coach Mark Beigel was looking up information in a national record book when he discovered a list of win streaks by each state.  Granby, one of the Wildcats' top rivals, held the Connecticut record with 43...
  • EPC, Colonial League football questions persist

    EPC, Colonial League football questions persist
    A month into the 2014 high school football season, eight teams from the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference and Colonial League have yet to lose. Two of those teams, Freedom and Saucon Valley, rank among the area's surprise squads. Will Freedom sustain...
  • HS Football Ratings: Wethersfield Takes Step Into State Top 10

    HS Football Ratings: Wethersfield Takes Step Into State Top 10
    Wethersfield High moved to No. 9 in The Courant state high school ratings after its 14-0 victory over then-No. 7 Middletown. Southington, which beat Manchester, 56-15, remained No. 1 in both the state and area ratings. New Canaan was No. 2 in the state,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Middletown Native To Be Ordained

    On Oct. 18, The Feast of St. Luke the Apostle, The Most Reverend James Sherlock will ordain Brother Michael P. Spearin to the Diaconate. The Mass of Ordination will begin at 2 p.m. in St. Therese Old Catholic Church, 1500 Main St., West Warwick, RI. The...
  • Americans fear religion losing influence, say churches should speak out more

    Six years into a Democratic administration widely seen as pushing a secular agenda, nearly three-quarters of Americans say religion is losing influence in American life and about half say churches and other religious institutions should express their...
  • EPC football standings heading into Week 5

    EPC football standings heading into Week 5
    Week 4 of the EPC football season isn't officially over yet. One game remains, with Pocono Mountain East scheduled to play East Stroudsburg North this evening. Neither of those teams is in position to contend for a championship. Six unbeatens are....
  • Pope Francis appoints panel to streamline annulments

    Pope Francis has appointed a group of theologians and canon lawyers to study ways to make the annulment of Catholic marriages – often a complicated and lengthy task – simpler, the Vatican announced. The 11-member commission will attempt to...
  • Rosh Hashanah lessons learned at Mass

    Growing up in a very Reform Jewish household, I was never completely comfortable at the prospect of being called to the pulpit for an honor at synagogue. Until I attended Mass. Most every Sunday, for more than a year. The reason wasn't religious, but...
  • Brian K. 'Kim' Webb, insurance executive

    Brian K. "Kim" Webb, a semi-retired insurance executive who was a lifelong supporter of McDonogh School, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro, N.C., of cancer. He was 77. The son of Charles Edward Webb, a Revere Copper & Brass Co....
  • Pope, on trip to mainly Muslim Albania, condemns Islamist militants

    TIRANA Albania (Reuters) - Pope Francis, in his strongest criticism of Islamist militants to date, said on Sunday no religious group which used violence and oppression could claim to be "the armor of God". Francis made his comments during a one-day visit...