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By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
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Stations of the Cross, Monday at the Newman Center On Monday evenings during lent the Stations of the Cross are celebrated at the Newman Center. The University students and others are highly encouraged to attend.   These stations of the cross are written and presented by the University Students. ...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service)
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Good Friday 2017 in Stevens Point If you find yourself in the Stevens Point Area on Good Friday, April 14th - here are some of the services you will be able to attend.Commemoration of the crucifixion, passion and death of Jesus Christ which includes, scripture, prayer and veneration of the Cross....

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service)
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Washing of the Feet, a Powerful Message.One of the most impressive traditions of Holy Week is the commemoration of Jesus washing the feet of his apostles. Churches all over the world hold a mass or ceremony in remembrance of this. In many churches, they choose representatives of the different peo...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service)
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Polish Easter Blessing of Food At noon on Saturday April 15, there will be a blessing of food. This is a polish tradition known asświęcenie pokarmow wiełkanocnych. A basket of food your family will eat for Easter dinner can be brought in to St Joseph’s Church and blessed in a simple ceremony.   T...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service)
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Stevens Point Good Friday Walk There are so many opportunities to meditate on the events of Holy Week. One of my favorite activities is the Good Friday Walk. To commemorate Jesus final walk carrying his cross, we walk through Stevens Point. We stop at 14 various locations to pray for people in ne...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service)
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Seder Meal – St. Joseph’s Parish   At 5:30 pm St Joseph Parish will hold a potluck meal. Recounting the suffering of slavery and then freedom for the Israelites, in ancient Egypt. Although this Seder meal will not have all the traditional elements – it still serves to remind us of the suffering a...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service)
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The Last Supper - Holy Spirit Parish  Celebrating the end of our Lenten fast and prayerfully awaiting the Paschal Fast which begins a little later in the evening.  Holy Spirit Parish will be holding a Pot Luck Meal on Thursday April 13 beginning at 6:00pm.   We are reminded that everyone brings s...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service)
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Prairie Chicken Re-route and Video A few days ago a friend posted this video of Prairie Chickens doing their mating dance on Facebook and it reminded me of a story that I had shared online a few years ago.So tonight I will reshare the story and the video.   My wife Sally is writing a blog tonight...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service)
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Wondrous Grace, a Spring Concert at Franciscans Downtown  A delightful spring concert entitled Wondrous Grace will be presented on Saturday April 1, 2017 at noon at Franciscans Downtown in Stevens Point. The featured artist is Bill Weinmann an organist from St. Joseph Parish and Frame Memorial Pr...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service)
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Pondering Peace, Movie Marathon at Franciscans Downtown  Last year the Stevens Point Catholic Deanery participated in the Mercy Marathon hosting a number of activities for area people to participate in. Franciscans Downtown held their Mercy Marathon of movies – that had a theme of mercy.This year...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service)
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Monday Connections at Franciscans DowntownFranciscans Downtown is in a convenient downtown location which lets people know that we appreciate the Franciscan values, and that these values are important in our everyday lives. A new program is being hosted by Leo Jacoby called Monday Connections. It...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service)
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Fullness of Purpose – Stevens Point Catholic Churches host Lenten Mission with Ken Yasinski   Are you aware of the purpose God has for your life?   Does your life seem like a burden or a blessing?Author and speaker, Ken Yasinski is the speaker in this year’s Shared Parish Mission called Fullness ...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service)
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Stevens Point Students help care for our fine feathered friends.  The seventh and eighth grade CCD students for St. Joseph and St. Stephens parishes are building birdhouses to be installed at the various daycare centers throughout the Stevens Point area. Approximately 30 birdhouses will be built ...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service)
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Pondering Peace; Mercy in Motion in Stevens Point Catholic Churches Today we resume a wonderful Lenten tradition that started last year with our first Mercy Marathon.Again, all the parishes in the Stevens Point area will be hosting various activities to help people to increase spirituality, learn...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service)
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St Joes, Together in Faith, Monday Dinner   Yes, it is nearly the 4th Monday already and time to join the folks at St Joes for a bit of food and fellowship.  Not sure what is on the menu, but I am sure the food and fellowship will be memorable.    Monday March 27, 2017    5pm to 6pm  St Joseph Pa...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service)
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Gospel Refreshment and Conversations at Franciscans DowntownThis post is actually from a while back, but I am sharing it again tonight since some of my other posts may have people wondering about this special little hangout in Stevens Point.Today was one of my days that I take the afternoon off f...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service)
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St Joes, Together in Faith, Monday Dinner Tonight    Yes, it is the 4th Monday already and time to join the folks at St Joes for a bit of food and fellowship.  Not sure what is on the menu, but I am sure the food and fellowship will be memorable.    Monday February 27, 2017    5pm to 6pm  St Jose...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service)
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Can I Make Payments on the Security Deposit? I don’t like having vacancies at this time of year but sometimes it happens that way so we have been getting a few homes ready this past month and interviewing potential tenants. Unfortunately this time of year we have a lot less candidates than we ha...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service)
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Sister Claude Got It Right This Time… A Groundhog Day Reprise.I was inspired to bring this post from last year back to the surface tonight when I read some thoughts on "getting it right" in my friend Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD 's post.Enjoy the inspiration in both of our posts, and I...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service)
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Taking a break from Winter with a Summer tour of Michael Koziczkowski Park - Stevens Point Wisconsin As the is blowing with the fury of Winter outside I decided to take a little break tonight and visit Summer in one of our wonderful parks.Stevens Point is a wonderful little city with a wealth of ...

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