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Articles for Faith 

Apr 10, 2017

Easter Books for Your Children or Grandchildren

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

Here are some last-minute choices for Easter reading. Drop by the library on Easter between 9am and noon.

The Easter story /Wildsmith, Brian.  J 232.96 WIL

The Easter story /Pingry, Patricia A.,  E RR PIN

The Easter Story/Jeffs, Stephanie J 232.96 RR JEF

Easter/Fisher, Aileen  J 232.97 FIS

Welcome Jesus!/Wehrheim, Carol  J 226.3…  MORE >>

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Apr 3, 2017

Was Jesus Afraid?

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

We are about to enter into the most challenging time in Jesus' life. He knew what was ahead of him. He must have been afraid.

I've been reading what various theologians, priests, and ministers have had to say. Not surprisingly, there is a lot of debate. Some bristle at the thought that Jesus would be so weak as to fear torture and death. He may have been a little anxious, but never…  MORE >>

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Mar 13, 2017

Saint Francis

Suzanne Sanderson, Librarian

We know about Saint Francis. He was a rich young man, leading the typically rowdy life of rich young men of the thirteenth century. He became a soldier; he was taken prisoner. When he returned to Assissi after a year in captivity, he resumed his old life. Then he became ill; he had a strange vision. He embraced a life of poverty; he preached in the streets. He became a serious disappointment…  MORE >>

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Mar 6, 2017

Lenten reflection

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

Lent, the forty days (or forty-six days if you count Sundays) from Ash Wednesday to Easter, is a time of reflection, and for many, a time of abstaining. This year, instead of abstaining from chocolate, for example, (which is full of health-giving properties) you might consider abstaining from fear and anxiety. I may have more on that topic later.  

For your Lenten reflections, I…  MORE >>

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