Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy Celebrates Veritas Week with Dominican Liturgy

first_imgEducation Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy Celebrates Veritas Week with Dominican Liturgy Article and Photos courtesy of FLINTRIDGE SACRED HEART ACADEMY Published on Monday, October 7, 2013 | 5:12 pm faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,PCC – EducationVirtual Schools PasadenaDarrell Done EducationHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  First Heatwave Expected Next Week Subscribe Make a comment Top of the News Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena 4 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *center_img More Cool Stuff Community News HerbeautyPretty Or Not: 5 Things You Didn’t Know About BeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyEverything You Need To Know About This Two-Hour ProcedureHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyShort On Time? 10-Minute Workouts Are Just What You NeedHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyTiger Woods Is ‘Different Man’ 10 Years After ScandalHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty15 Beauty Secrets Only Indian Women KnowHerbeautyHerbeauty On Wednesday, October 2, students and faculty at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy gathered together for their first liturgy of the school year. Bishop Gerald E. Wilkerson , along with Deacon Bob Seidler, presided over the service. During Bishop Wilkerson’s homily, he encouraged the students to “know [their] goodness,” and to “allow goodness to flow out of [them].” After the liturgy, three of the student campus ministers, Brikk Bralley, Claire Sigler and Katherine Laco, shared their experiences from the Dominican Preaching Conference they attended over the summer in Michigan. Some of the many lessons they took back with them included the idea of LULO, “Look Up, Look Out,” instead of the popular slogan YOLO (“You Only Live Once”). As Brikk explained, ”One of the awesome speakers at the conference, Michael Petro, challenged us to look up to God for guidance in our lives while also reaching out to the needs of our world.”The liturgy was part of Veritas Week, a week that celebrates the Dominican heritage of FSHA. [Optional: Other events throughout the week included a daily morning reflection and a bake sale, whose proceeds went to Father Tom’s Kids, a Dominican charity that supports education in Kenya. There was also a free dress day for students who paid $1 for the opportunity (proceeds also going to Father Tom’s Kids).For more information, visit www.fsha.org. Business News Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Community News EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday last_img read more

Hurst hoists winner’s trophy at Dubuque

first_imgAndy Nezworski also got by Neal for the runner-up spot. Matt Ryan and Jeff Tharp rounded out the top five. DUBUQUE, Iowa (May 12) – He tried high and low. Wauters took the Trackside Back Row Challenge, hoping to win a bonus for coming from the back to the win, but fell one position short.  The track, under new promoter Trackside Promotions, finally got the opener on the fifth try due to bad weather through April and first weekend of May. Cole Mather beat Kyle Merkes and Reece Norton in the IMCA Sunoco Stock Car 12-lap feature. Dakota Simonsen went to the front early and capped the Kinsella Concrete IMCA Hobby Stock 12-lap feature. Daniel Wauters, Quinton Miller, Brandon White and Roger Winkers were next.  The latter worked in the end for Jeremiah Hurst. The Dubuque ace slid by early leader Terry Neal af­ter a caution and won the 25-lap Eichman’s Bar and Grill IMCA Late Model season opener Sun­day evening at Dubuque Speedway.  By Rob Hinckley Jeff Larson weaved his way through two and three wide groups to take the 20-lap Merfeld Broth­ers Automotive IMCA Modified feature. Early leader Jaden Fryer, a charging Tyler Madigan, Jed Freiburger and Austin Moyer came next.  Tyler Soppe launched from his P3 start and held off Gage Neal in a very competitive Peosta Ware­housing Logistics IMCA Northern SportMod finale. Wes Digman, Jason Roth and Jacob El­lithorpe came next. “They (his crew) were down at the turn waving me to stay low and it worked,” the defending na­tional champion said from Hoker Trucking Victory Lane. “The car was great. The track was great. It was a special night.”last_img read more

UNDER PRESSURE: Syracuse unravels in 2nd half of Big East championship at hands of fast, physical Louisville defense

first_img Related Stories Cohen: Ups, downs of final week still leave Syracuse unpredictable Published on March 16, 2013 at 11:10 pm Contact Chris: [email protected] | @chris_iseman Facebook Twitter Google+center_img NEW YORK — It took seven minutes for Syracuse to unravel. Everything the Orange built in the first half, the emotions flowing through Madison Square Garden pushing it to a Big East tournament championship, and its command of the game, disappeared.Syracuse collapsed under Louisville’s pressure.Down by 13 at halftime, the No. 4 Cardinals (29-5, 14-4 Big East) switched to a full-court press in the second half, forcing the No. 19 Orange (26-9, 11-7) to commit 13 turnovers. Louisville stole the momentum, and fueled by its stifling defense, went on a 27-3 run after halftime to launch itself to a dominant 78-61 win over Syracuse to win the Big East tournament. In front of a crowd of 20,057 at Madison Square Garden, the Orange lost control in its final chance to officially wave goodbye to the Big East.“You have to give Louisville tremendous credit because they are, in my mind, one of the best pressing teams in the country and have been,” Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim said. “I thought that they were the best team in the league from the beginning of the year, and they proved that today.And they did in a flash.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textThe Orange was in total control of the game for the entire first half. James Southerland’s 3-pointer from the top of the key put Syracuse up 6-0 and broke the record for most 3s in the Big East tournament with 17.The Orange continued to build its lead. A hard drive into the lane by Michael Carter-Williams with 4:11 left in the first half put Syracuse up 26-18.And when Carter-Williams drove into the middle then kicked out to Fair in the final minute of the half, Fair swished the shot to give the Orange a 35-20 lead. After a layup from guard Peyton Siva, Louisville went into the locker room down 13.“When you’re up by 15, in general, the pressure’s going to be on you to keep the lead,” Syracuse guard Brandon Triche said. “Sometimes that’s the hardest thing to do, to keep the lead, especially with a pressing team.”Southerland hit a 3 from the left corner just more than four minutes into the second half. He met Carter-Williams at half court and they bumped hips.It was the final moment the Orange could celebrate. Shortly after, Southerland had to head to the bench with four fouls, where he’d remain for more than five minutes.The Cardinals started hitting their shots. After shooting 25.9 percent in the first half, they shot 53.3 percent in the second. Syracuse’s defense paid attention to Gorgui Dieng in the high post, leaving Motrezl Harrell with room to work at the basket. He scored 14 points in the second half off dunks and nifty post moves.That, combined with the Cardinals hitting shots from the outside, including two 3-pointers from Russ Smith, let Louisville set up its pressure defense.“You can only press on a make,” Louisville head coach Rick Pitino said. “That was the key, offense to good defense.”Triche said the hardest part is just inbounding the ball against the press, but with 10:14 left in the game, Siva, who finished with four steals, stole the ball from the guard. Siva broke up the court, and drew a foul from Triche. Siva hit both free throws to bring the Cardinals to within one.Just more than a minute later, Carter-Williams dribbled the ball at the point. Siva got underneath him and poked the ball away. Carter-Williams dove to try and save possession, but Siva stole the ball and again broke up the court. Triche once again fouled him at the basket and Siva hit both free throws. Louisville took a 50-48 lead.From there, it only got worse for Syracuse.Louisville’s quick, pesky defense made the final 16 minutes of the game miserable for the Orange. In Syracuse’s fourth game in four days, it wilted against the fast, physical Cardinals. In all, Louisville scored 25 points off turnovers in the second half.“It’s everything. It’s a little bit of everything,” Carter-Williams said of the Cardinals’ defense. “Also, I think it’s a little bit of us, we played three tough games. We’re tired, it’s the second half. There’s no excuse, we’ve still got to get through it.”Emotions continued to boil over when Carter-Williams was called for a flagrant foul for elbowing Louisville forward Luke Hancock in the face. Hancock hit both free throws.Louisville’s lead continued to grow and Syracuse continued to collapse. The game slipped away. It had once been in the Orange’s grip. It was once headed for a perfect ending to Syracuse 34-year run in the Big East.Then it was gone. From what would’ve been a remarkable ending to cap a remarkable run in the Big East tournament, a game to forget and regret emerged.Said Triche: “It’s like a bad dream.” Commentslast_img read more

Ken’s March Against ‘Senior Hunger’ Still in Need of Donations

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThis‘Ken’s March Against Senior Hunger’ is still up and running.The current fundraiser that benefits the meals on wheels, and congregate meals served at lunch and dinner at the center feeds about 5,000 seniors in Alpena County a month and provides about 85,000 meals a year.The goal is to reach $30,000 by April 26th. To say thank you, the center will be hosting an event for those who helped donate on that same day.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious Families Opt Out Vacation for ‘Spring Break Workouts’Next 17-Year-Old to be Charged as an Adult After Making a Threat at Local High Schoollast_img

Egypt grind out win to launch Africa Cup of Nations

first_imgEgypt’s Mohamed Salah. PHOTO via @TotalAFCON2019Cairo, Egypt | AFP | Mohamed Salah’s Egypt started their bid for a record-extending eighth Africa Cup of Nations trophy on Friday with a 1-0 win over Zimbabwe in Cairo in the opening game of a tournament expanded to 24 teams and played in June and July for the first time.Liverpool star Salah, on a redemption mission with Egypt after injury derailed a miserable World Cup campaign last year, looked sharp although the hosts needed a 41st-minute goal by Mahmoud ‘Trezeguet’ Hassan to get off to a winning start in Group A.In keeping with April’s spectacular tournament draw under the gaze of the Sphinx, a striking 30-minute opening ceremony preceded kick-off in Cairo, where a backdrop of pyramids and statues from Egyptian mythology set the stage for a fireworks display to illuminate the ground.The arrival of the Egyptian players for the warm-up induced a deafening roar from the capacity 75,000-crowd, who predictably reserved the loudest reception for Salah as his name was read out among the starting line-ups.With the temperature having dipped to a more palatable 27 Celsius (81 Fahrenheit) by the start Egypt, the tournament favourites and 2017 runners-up, immediately looked threatening, Salah orchestrating much of the attack as he swung in a pair of teasing crosses — the second forcing Edmore Sibanda to tip over a looping Marwan Mohsen header.Salah was again involved 10 minutes later, intricately exchanging passes on the edge of the Zimbabwe box to carve out a chance for Abdallah Elsaid, whose shot was palmed away by Sibanda before Trezeguet lashed over the rebound.As Zimbabwe struggled to develop any sort of rhythm with outstanding midfielder Khama Billiat contained, Salah again had a boisterous, largely red-clad crowd on their feet when he wriggled past his marker only to shoot over from a difficult angle.– Trezeguet rises to the occasion –A blocked attempt by Zimbabwe captain Knowledge Musona represented the southern Africans’ lone genuine attempt in the first half as a dominant Egypt eventually broke through just before half-time. Zimbabwe’s efforts to play out from defence backfired and the talented Trezeguet, formerly of Anderlecht and now with Kasimpasa in Turkey, shifted the ball onto his right foot before sweeping clinically into the far corner.Trezeguet, who scored three times in five qualifiers for the event, was quickly sensing another when his curling 20-yard strike was flicked behind by a sprawling Sibanda.The Zimbabwe goalkeeper felt the brunt of a crunching collision with Mohsen on the hour, producing a courageous stop to deny the forward after a clever first touch created the opportunity.Sibanda was again tested low to his right by a Salah effort on his weaker foot, with Egypt ‘keeper Mohamed El Shenawy finally called into action to handle a speculative Billiat drive just before the second of two mandated heat breaks on 70 minutes.It appeared Salah’s moment was going to arrive in the final minutes but Sibanda plunged low to his left, with substitute Amr Warda perhaps offering the forward a better option across the face of goal.Egyptian hearts were momentarily in mouths when an unmarked Evans Rusike rose to meet a cross but he was unable to keep his header down, allowing Egypt to emerge with an opening three points in their quest to win the competition for the fourth time as hosts in five editions.The Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda are the other teams in Group A and they meet Saturday at the same venue, while Nigeria begin their campaign against newcomers Burundi in Alexandria.Guinea meanwhile take on Madagascar, the second of three countries appearing in the event for the first time.Share on: WhatsApplast_img read more

Deal to cap LYIT student rents working well

first_imgA deal agreed between the Letterkenny Institute of Technology and landlords to cap rent for students is working well and attracting more students to study in Letterkenny as it is more affordable.With a 15% increase in students attending the LYIT in 2019/2020, there were fears there was not going to be enough accommodation available.This problem was overcome as digs became available in Letterkenny and a new block of apartments opened in Ballyraine to accommodate the growing numbers. Last year 80,000 students got the SUSI grant in Ireland. This year 10,000 less students will be receiving the grant.The decline takes place as student numbers overall are increasing year on year.Mary Hernandez is the VP of Welfare and equality in the LYIT. Mary attends training with the Union of Students in Ireland.To make sure students in Letterkenny aren’t ripped off, Mary has agreed a deal with the landlords working alongside the LYIT. “I have contacted each landlord one by one to agree a deal.“We have agreed no accommodation should be higher than €320 a month.“This includes all bills, electricity and heating for example. It was a lot of work, but it was worth it in the end,” she said.Schools Engagement Officer Fiona Kelly says so many students attend the LYIT as Letterkenny is so affordable.“Accommodation prices in Dublin are €700/€800 a month. Parents can’t believe how affordable accommodation is in Letterkenny,” she said. Deal to cap LYIT student rents working well was last modified: November 21st, 2019 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Sending South African greetings

first_img Each card is illustrated with a photograph or traditional symbol that is specific to the language of the card, such as a Zulu shield, Basotho hat, an African musical instrument and even South African bushveld scenes. Tshukutswane first got the idea to make greeting cards that are distinctly South African in 2005, when she realised that retailers don’t sell any greeting cards that contain messages in African languages. “I always thought it would be exciting to buy a card in my mother tongue,” says Tshukutswane. “I could send my mother a mother’s day card in Tswana and it would put a smile on her face.” Tshukutswane immediately saw a gap in the market, but without a background in graphic design or the greeting cards industry, she first wanted to make sure that her business idea was a viable one. “I read a report about the greeting cards industry that said in 2009 in South Africa the industry was worth US$50-million (R449-million), and the value projected for 2014 is $80-million (R717-million),” she says. Tshukutswane knew she had a good idea, and that greeting cards still have a place in modern society where communication using mobile phones, e-mail, Twitter and Facebook is becoming the norm. “As brilliant as technology is, we still need that human touch. We need to connect in person,” she says.Cutting, pasting and coming up with ideas Tshukutswane, who works as an IT and management consultant, bought a craft book on how to make greeting cards. She spent hours over weekends and in the evenings cutting, pasting, folding and experimenting with different types of cardboard, images, fonts, colours and designs. She spoke to people fluent in different languages about the types of messages and images that would interest them. As a sample exercise, she designed and printed 4 000 cards in English, Sotho, Zulu and Xhosa to present to retailers – but getting them interested in her business idea wasn’t easy. “Almost all of them turned us down. They told me there are too many cards in the store,” she says. Although she was disappointed, she didn’t give up. “I felt there was a need for the product and I didn’t want to let go of the idea.” She attended a small business seminar hosted by supermarket giant Pick n Pay to find out how small suppliers can access the retail market. Here she had an opportunity to tell Suzanne Ackerman-Berman, the retailer’s ethics and transformation director, about her idea. “Pick n Pay was prepared to try it out and placed a selection of cards in two key stores,” she says. Today the cards are sold in 21 stores across Gauteng, and the business has expanded to include online sales, too. “We are very grateful to Pick n Pay for the opportunity. We didn’t want hand-outs, we just wanted an opportunity to sell what we have,” she says.Preserving Africa’s languages With the cards Tshukutswane wants to promote South Africa’s diversity of languages.”We need to celebrate and preserve our indigenous languages,” she says. “With the cards we are making people conscious of other cultures.” Printing so many cards in multiple languages and themes is a logistical feat, and she works closely with designers and translators to ensure that each card is linguistically and culturally accurate. Distribution is also tricky as sales depend entirely on the geographical location of the store. Zulu cards, for example, sell better in Johannesburg than in Pretoria. This year she wants to print the English translation of the message on the back of each card. “This way the cards also serve an educational purpose to teach people about other languages,” says Tshukutswane. She has big dreams for her business; they involve expanding into other markets on the continent and building a stronger online presence. Through crowd sourcing techniques she wants to create a network of graphic designers who are willing to submit their card designs. Then, people can vote for their favourite designs and the winning entries will be printed. Designers will be paid a percentage of both online and printed card sales. “I also want to expand the business because then I can create employment,” she explains. “The dream is quite big.” Tshukutswane feels that the development of entrepreneurs is important for South Africa’s economic growth, but small business owners need access to markets. “Retailers should be willing to give opportunities to small businesses, as this is the only way to grow the economy.” First published by MediaClubSouthAfrica.com – get free high-resolution photos and professional feature articles from Brand South Africa’s media service. 5 February 2013 South African entrepreneur Gildah Tshukutswane has turned her dream of creating greeting cards in African languages into a successful business. Her start-up, African Greetings, sells a range of colourful birthday, wedding, Christmas and thank you cards with messages in all 11 of South Africa’s official indigenous languages.last_img read more

DECR hosts event to honor environmental stewards

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, TCI, June 30, 2016 – Forty Environmental stewards were honored for contributing their time, equipment and finances to the Department of Environment and Maritime Affairs, DEMA throughout the year. These individuals were both residents and visitors who promoted the observation and helped to create an environmentally sustainable TCI.The Department of Environment and Coastal Resources (D.E.C.R.) hosted the annual Environmental Stewardship Awards at the beginning of the month.  DECR Director, Dr John Claydon said The Turks and Caicos Islands is very fortunate to have so many people committed to protecting its wonderful natural environments.  He added that, together, the efforts of the honored individuals help keep TCI “beautiful by nature.”Dr. Claydon went on to thank the recipients for their generosity and assistance and encourages the TCI community to sign up and get involved.  You can see the list of those honorees at MagneticMediaTV.com, follow, like, link or subscribe. Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Related Items:last_img read more