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Fr. John Book Signing At Saint Job of Pochaiv

on July 15, 2018 - 10:03pm

Saint Job of Pochaiv News:

Many know Father John Hennies, also known as Ronald, from his years serving the community here in Los Alamos.

He was often seen in Starbucks or other venues around town, always offering a big smile and infectious laugh. Two years ago, he and his wife, Leona “Anna Lee”, moved back to South Dakota to retire and be closer to family there.

An Examined Life by Father John Hennies

Father John has since published a book of his poetry and prose entitled, An Examined Life. His writing is beautiful, poignant, and draws from his varied and vibrant life.

Father John will

Los Alamos Faith and Science Forum: July 18 Talk ‘Can Organisms Drive Their Evolution?’

on July 15, 2018 - 9:31pm

Nelson Hoffman presents a lecture during the 2017 Los Alamos Faith and Science series. Courtesy photo

Los Alamos Faith and Science Forum News:

Nelson Hoffman presents the next talk in the Los Alamos Faith and Science Forum summer series Wednesday, July 18. The title of Hoffman’s talk is “Can Organisms Drive Their Evolution?”. The theme of the 2018 Summer Series is “Purposeful Evolution”.

A growing group of researchers within evolutionary biology seeks to put new emphasis on a set of ideas that differ considerably from the gene-centric viewpoint of Neo-Darwinism.

Fr. Glenn: Honor And Integrity

on July 15, 2018 - 7:03am
By Rev. Glenn Jones
Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church
Los Alamos

Sigh. A recent headline: “University Fires a Dean Over Falsified M.B.A. Rankings Data”.  Another: “New Mexico Secretary of State…Pleads Guilty to Fraud”. And another: “Scientist Falsified Data for Cancer Research”. These and similar headlines often dominate the news cycles these days; one can’t help but wonder how much goes unreported, and even undiscovered.

Honor and integrity are foundational virtues, and yet seem much diminished in our day. We see this in many modern arenas.

Fr. Glenn: Pride Of Service

on July 8, 2018 - 7:52am
By Rev. Glenn Jones
Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church
Los Alamos

I have a headache.

No, it's not a particular difficult person or problem. Actually, I’m quite lucky; I might get a headache twice a year, and even then they’re not bad, and don’t last long. I always felt sorry for the chronic migraine folks. 

But … I wonder if this one is not sourced in the constant barrage of politics and vitriol in the news and in the (anti-) social media. “This woman is the devil!” … or “That guy is evil incarnate!” Okie dokey.

​Calvary Chapel Hosts Vacation Bible School July 9 To 13

on July 2, 2018 - 2:23pm

Calvary Chapel is hosting a free Vacation Bible School, 9-11:30 a.m., July 9-13 at 580 North Mesa Road. ​Children entering kindergarten through those who just finished 6th grade are welcome. There will be a special program for the parents at 11:30 a.m. Friday, followed by a free picnic for all the families. Courtesy/​Calvary Chapel