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Faith briefs for Jan. 20

January 20, 2012
Marshall Independent

Prolife speaker Sunday at Carlin Hall

Mary Ann Kuharski, the director of PROLIFE Across AMERICA, will speak at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in Carlin Hall at Holy Redeemer Church.

Kuharski will present "Raising Catholic Children in a Secular Age."

The presentation is brought to Holy Redeemer by the Council of Catholic Women. All area men, women and youth are invited. Refreshments will be served following the presentation.

Holy Redeemer students join fundraising campaign for Catholic education

Holy Redeemer School students will participate in a fundraising campaign in support of their Catholic school.

The third annual Catholic Schools Raffle has the goal of raising $500,000 for Catholic education this year. The Raffle, paid for by Catholic United Financial, out of St. Paul, has injected more than $475,000 directly into Catholic school budgets since 2009.

Holy Redeemer students will sell $5 tickets for chances at prizes such as a 2012 Ford Escape, two Caribbean cruise packages, iPads, Playstation3 Moves, Kindle Fires and $200 Apple store gift cards. More than $45,000 in prizes will be awarded at the grand prize drawing on March 1, 2012.

Holy Redeemer joins more than 70 other schools, also vying for their own grand prizes: $6,000 Smart Board packages awarded to the three schools with the most per-student ticket sales. Tickets are now available for purchase through the students or by contacting Holy Redeemer at 507-532-6642 and will be sold through Feb. 24.

Students and classrooms are also competing for top-fundraising honors. Top performing students at each school will win either a Sony camera or a Nintendo Wii. Every top-selling classroom will celebrate with a pizza party.



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