Religion

 
Agnes Cassidy of Winslow (center) along with other parishioners offer prayers at the start of Latin Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Sunday, May 11, 2008.

For some traditional Catholics, the Latin Mass thrives

By St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Aug. 21, 2014, at 1:43 p.m.
ST. LOUIS — When Pope Francis was elected, he appeared to the crowd in St. Peter’s Square without the short, red velvet cape known as a mozzetta. Some Roman Catholics immediately cried foul, worried that the pope’s decision to forgo the more formal wear signaled a threat to traditional Catholic …
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Breakers Jazz and Barbecue

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 21, 2014, at 8:50 a.m.
ROCKLAND, Maine – Aldersgate United Methodist Church across from Lake Chickawaukie on Rt 17 will be hosting an afternoon of jazz music with a chicken Barbeque onSunday, August 24 at 4pm. Events will be outside, weather permitting – the menu will include BBQ chicken, corn on the cob, coleslaw, rolls, beverages, with desserts. …
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Getting ready for the Unitarian Universalist Church of Belfast's yard sale.

Yard sale at Belfast UU

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 21, 2014, at 8:43 a.m.
BELFAST, Maine — Members of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Belfast are preparing for their annual yard sale to be held at 13 Miller St. Friday August 22nd, 10-5 and Saturday August 23rd, 8 -2. Half price sale on Saturday from 1-2. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
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Sculptor and author event cancelled in Belfast

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 21, 2014, at 8:35 a.m.
BELFAST, Maine — Due to a health emergency, the Sculptor and Author Charles McCoullough’s presentation “Prepare for Peace,” scheduled for Aug. 30 at First Church in Belfast, and Aug. 31 at the Universalist Unitarian Church, has been cancelled. Future scheduling will be made public when available.   This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
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Prayers in the Park at Blue Hill

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 21, 2014, at 8:28 a.m.
BLUE HILL, Maine – The congregation of Blue Hill’s St. Francis by the Sea Episcopal Church and Rector Rev. Claudia Wyatt Smith invites the public to a special “prayers-in-the-park” worship service in Blue Hill Town Park, on Sunday, August 31 at 10 a.m. The non-denominational service will be held outdoors in the …
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Sunday Worship

By Rev. Tim Hall on Aug. 18, 2014, at 3:26 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Location: Trinitarian Congregational Parish of Castine, 68 Main Street, Castine, Maine For more information: (207) 326-9486; tcpoc.org Members and friends of the Trinitarian Congregational Parish of Castine are pleased to offer to people of all ages and interests an open invitation …
The Rev. Marguerite A.H. Steadman holds the Gospel book during the procession at St. John's Episcopal Church during Christmas Eve services in Bangor in this December 2013 file photo.

Study: Religious observance associated with less depression in elderly

By Shereen Lehman, Reuters on Aug. 17, 2014, at 5:59 a.m.
NEW YORK — In a study of older adults, religious participation was correlated with better mood. People in the study who often attended religious services were less likely to report symptoms of depression during the two-year study, researchers found. And those with signs of depression at the start of the …
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Local Solutions Garden Party, Bar Harbor

By Roberta Raymond on Aug. 15, 2014, at 3:41 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: St. Saviour's Parish House, 41 Mt. Desert Street, Bar Harbor, Maine Local Solutions is hosting a Garden Party on Wednesday, August 27th from 5 to 7p.m.  at St. Saviour’s Church Parish House, 41 Mt. Desert Street, Bar Harbor to raise …
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Evangelical Theologian to Speak at Bangor Conference

By Janetr12 on Aug. 15, 2014, at 11:14 a.m.
Bangor, Maine. On Friday evening, August 22, 7:00 pm at Husson University, Dr. Ron Sider, founder of Evangelicals for Social Action and Professor of Theology at Palmer Theological Seminary in PA, will kick off a weekend conference on the role of the church in addressing the social problems facing American …
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Bicyclists raise money for TheHopeLine

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 14, 2014, at 12:47 p.m.
On July 3, Tim and Debbie Bishop left Manzanita, Oregon, on bicycles, heading east through the state of Oregon and beyond. The Bishops, both 56, volunteer as Hope Coaches for TheHopeLine. They hope to raise $100,000 on their bicycle tour for this nonprofit organization. Tim and Debbie Bishop of Marlborough, Massachusetts, …
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St. John’s Organ Society Aug. 28

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 14, 2014, at 11:31 a.m.
Music Bangor: St. John’s Organ Society concert: Kevin Birch with Anatole Wieck, violin, of Bangor, Maine, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 28, 2014, St. John’s Catholic Church, 207 York St. Music of Nicolaus Bruhns, Heinrich Biber, and J. S. Bach. Free, but donations appreciated. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your …
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Free community supper at Old Town

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 14, 2014, at 11:28 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: St. James Episcopal Church, Main and Center streets, Old Town OLD TOWN, Maine — St. James’ Episcopal Church, located at the corner of Main and Center streets in Old Town, will host a free community supper, 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, …
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St. Peter’s Italian Bazaar Aug. 16-17 in Portland

on Aug. 14, 2014, at 11:08 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — An estimated 7,000 cookies, more than 300 sheets of pizza, and an assortment of other Italian dishes and delicacies are sure to please a crowd of thousands at this weekend’s 89th annual St. Peter’s Italian Bazaar, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 16-17, at the corner of Federal and India streets in Portland. …
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Blood drive Aug. 21 at Guilford church

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 14, 2014, at 11:02 a.m.
Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Guilford United Methodist Church, 3 School St., Guilford GUILFORD, Maine — American Red Cross blood drive, noon-5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21,  Guilford United Methodist Church, 3 School St.   This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
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Sacred harp singing in Waldoboro

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 14, 2014, at 10:42 a.m.
WALDOBORO, Maine — The Damariscotta Area 4th Sunday Sacred Harp Singing will be held 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, at St. Paul’s Union Chapel, Dutchneck Road in Waldoboro. There will be a potluck supper, so please bring a dish to pass.   As always, we welcome beginners, curious friends and passing strangers to join …
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St. John’s Organ Society concert Aug. 21

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 14, 2014, at 10:29 a.m.
Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: St. John's Catholic Church, 207 York St. BANGOR, Maine — St. John’s Organ Society concert: Jacques Boucher with Sophie Poulin de Courval, saxophone, of Montreal, Canada, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 21, 2014, St. John’s Catholic Church, 207 York St. Music of Denis Bedard, Jean-Philippe Rameau, …
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Sundancer Tammy Harmon

Sundancer to be guest presenter at Lincolnville church

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 14, 2014, at 10:18 a.m.
LINCOLNVILLE, Maine — The United Christian Church invites the public to join them at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, for a special presentation by Sundancer Tammy Harmon. Organist Marcia Anderson will accompany the Wing and a Prayer Choir, who will provide special music for the service. Harmon is of Mi’kmaw, Lebanese, and French heritage. …
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Mark Thallander in Concert

By charles brown on Aug. 13, 2014, at 11:34 a.m.
Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Nativity Lutheran Church, 179 Old County Road, Rockport, Maine For more information: 207 799 0491; markthallanderfoundation.org Internationally known organist Mark Thallander is the featured performer at a concert of sacred music entitled Triumphant Tunes and Toccatas, Sunday August 24 at …
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Annual Meeting

By Rev. Tim Hall on Aug. 11, 2014, at 4:31 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 10:40 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Location: Trinitarian Congregational Parish of Castine, 68 Main Street, Castine, Maine For more information: (207) 326-9486; tcpoc.org The Annual Meeting of the Trinitarian Congregational Parish of Castine will be held on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at approximately 10:40 am at the …
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Sunday Worship

By Rev. Tim Hall on Aug. 11, 2014, at 4:17 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Location: Trinitarian Congregational Parish of Castine, 68 Main Street, Castine, Maine For more information: (207) 326-9486; tcpoc.org “From the Heart” is the sermon theme of this week’s Sunday worship service at the Trinitarian Congregational Parish of Castine. Rev. Tim Hall will …
 
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