Franciscan Madeira News
Miriam Donohoe: 'I've felt the powerful pull of Africa and will stay there for a few more months'
One of the HAU patients is 90-year-old Franciscan Missionary nun Sr. Cosmas, or Dympna Cullen, from Churchtown in Dublin. She came to Uganda in 1947 and is being treated for breast cancer. As the time to fly home drew nearer I knew I wasn't ready to ...
Fraud Prevention Awareness Week begins in Pinellas County
LARGO, Fla. (WFLA) —This week, the Pinellas Sheriff's Office is kicking off Fraud Prevention Awareness Week and will be presenting fraud prevention workshops all across the county. They will discuss the most common phone scams, as well as provide tips ...
St. Augustine celebrates 450th birthday, so give some credit to Jacksonville -- sort of
He was also swayed by Franciscan friars who pleaded that their evangelical work was too important to abandon. That ensured a future in which St. Augustine could claim to now be the oldest permanently occupied city in the America. History takes little
Here's What One Author Saw in Cuba in 1898
Early in the fifteenth century, inspired by an able and enterprising sovereign, they doubled Cape Non, discovered Madeira, occupied the Azores and reached the Senegal and the Cape Verde Islands. In 1486, Bartholomew Diaz sighted the Cape of Good Hope
How the Vatican Investigated a Modern Miracle at a Leprosy Settlement in Hawaii
He often brought in the latest anticlerical Dan Brown thriller, making no effort to hide the cover from the Franciscan nuns with whom he worked. Though raised Catholic, as the youngest of six children in a Chinese immigrant household in the nearby