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Child Abuse Prevention Poster Contest Winners Announced

 

Entries on display at several Nashville and Clarksville locations through April 30th

Catholic Charities of TennesseeNashville, TN – Kindergarten through eighth grade students attending four Clarksville and Nashville schools created winning entries in the 2012 Child Abuse Prevention Poster Contest sponsored by Catholic Charities of Tennessee. The more than 150 posters entries received illustrated the theme, ““A Happy Family Is…”.

Four Clarksville students won awards for their posters entered in the 2012 Child Abuse Prevention Poster Contest sponsored by Catholic Charities of Tennessee.  Alaina Chandler, pictured with her art teacher Nancy Diamond, won first place in the Kindergarten – 2nd grade category.  She is a second grade student at Immaculate Conception School.

Four Clarksville students won awards for their posters entered in the 2012 Child Abuse Prevention Poster Contest sponsored by Catholic Charities of Tennessee. Alaina Chandler, pictured with her art teacher Nancy Diamond, won first place in the Kindergarten – 2nd grade category. She is a second grade student at Immaculate Conception School.

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Susan Bryant related her experiences in Chiapas Mexico during Autumn Salon Series

 

Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University Professor Susan Bryant speaking as part of the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts’s Autumn Salon Series gave a presentation about her time volunteering in Chiapas, Mexico and the photographs she took of the region and its peoples. From 2003-2008 she was a member of an organization that sent groups of volunteers abroad to establish relationships with indigenous peoples located in the rural areas of Chiapas.

The first mission was sent to the region in June of 2004, and was headed by Matt Kenney, Professor of Political Science at APSU; they returned again the following year. Most of the members of the group attended of Immaculate Conception Church in Clarksville. The Church had already developed a relationship (sister parish) in Haiti, under the direction of Dr. Tom Grabenstien. They were to work in the town of San Pedro Chenalho with the church of the same name in Chiapas, with the priest Father Marcel Periez.

A storefront in a Village located in Chiapas

A storefront in a Village located in Chiapas

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The Silver Rose to make a stop in Clarksville Tennessee

 

Pro-life symbol comes to Clarksville as part of the Running of the Rose

The Knights of Columbus Silver Rose, honoring the Blessed Virgin, will pass through Clarksville on its way to the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City.

The Silver Rose, one of three traveling across the United States, will be at Immaculate Conception Church in Clarksville, 709 Franklin St., on Saturday September 11th. There will be a prayer service and veneration of the Silver Rose start at 2:00 pm, to honor Our Lady of Guadalupe, the Patroness of the Americas. The Silver Rose program, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, an international fraternal order of Catholic men, also is a symbol of the Knights’ commitment to the pro-life cause, as Our Lady of Guadalupe is the patroness of the pro-life movement. «Read the rest of this article»

 


International Festival attracts crowds eager to sample international food, culture

 

The skies cleared, the sun shone brightly, and a cool breeze kept the air fresh and cool for the hundreds of people who turned out for the 12th annual International Festival at Immaculate Conception Church on Sunday. The streets closest to the festival were cordoned off to traffic, but that didn’t discourage attendees, who walked along traffic free streets pulling wagons or pushing carriages with youngsters eager to play the games, taste the foods and watch the shows representative of cultures from around the world.

Twenty countries from Panama to Korea were represented via their culinary offerings, while entertainment included Middle Eastern belly dancing, the swirling costumed Ballet Folklorico of Panama dancers and youngsters from local dance schools. «Read the rest of this article»

 

ICC to host International Festival

 

Immaculate Conception Church will host their twelfth annual International Festival, which will feature food and live entertainment representing several cultures from around the world. The one day festival begins on Sunday, May 18, at noon, following the 11 a.m. Mass.

The Mass on that day will incorporate an international theme and include representatives from several countries who will deliver readings in their native language. All patrons are invited to worship prior to the festival. The festival is open to the public and will end at 5 p.m. «Read the rest of this article»

 



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