Catholic Diocese of Spokane, Washington

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Official News Magazine of the Diocese of Spokane

Deacon Eric Meisfjord, Editor
P.O. Box 48, Spokane WA 99210
(509) 358-7340; FAX: (509) 358-7302

Around the Diocese

the Inland Register

(From the Jan. 15, 2004 edition of the Inland Register)

Holiday cheer

All Saints School's ChoristersThe Choristers of All Saints School, Spokane, contributed to the Christmas spirit around town by singing for Companions in Care, a social ministry group from Our Lady of Fatima Parish. Other All Saints student groups visited various sites and groups with seasonal music. From left are Andrea O’Brien, Jessica Kincaid, Catherine Weisenburger, and Hannah Murray. (IR photo from All Saints School)

Convention planners

John Woodward, June Woodward, Winnie Doohan, Mike DoohanSerra Club International Executive Director John Woodward, left, and his wife, June, second from left, visit with Spokane Serrans Winnie and Mike Doohan during a recent meeting here to plan the 64th Annual Serra International Convention, scheduled for Spokane in June 2006. Mike Doohan is a former president of Serra International. (IR photo from the Spokane Serra Club)

All Saints School hosts second annual adult mixer dance Jan. 31

On Saturday, January 31 beginning at 7 p.m., All Saints School will host its second annual Adult Mixer and Dance in celebration of Catholic Schools Week. Everyone is invited to come and dance the night away.

The celebration will take place at St. Peter Parish Gym, located at 3420 E. 18th Ave. Tickets are $5. Alcohol will be served, so no children please. For more information, call dance chairperson Marchand Murphy at 448-7146

NCEA honors Clarkston principal

Sharon Clizer Sharon Clizer, principal of Holy Family School, Clarkston, has been chosen to receive the Dr. Robert J. Kealey Distinguished Principal Award from the National Catholic Education Association.

Clizer was chosen from among the principals of Region XII, including Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Alaska.

The award recognizes her length of service as principal, dedication to the parish community, and her efforts to build bridges between the public and private education environments.

Clizer also has demonstrated determination to cooperate with local businesses.


Assumption School carolersThe 49-member Kids Korus from Assumption School, Spokane, entertained patrons at the Spokane Teachers’ Credit Union on Indian Trail Road during the holiday season. STCU is a “Partner in Business” with Assumption. (IR photo from Assumption School, Spokane)

Signing off

Quinquennial ReportBishop Skylstad signs his quinquennial report. The report summarizes activity and ministry in the Diocese of Spokane over the last five years. The report will be sent to Rome for the bishop’s ad limina visit with the pope later this year. (IR photo from Msgr. John Steiner)

Christmas dinner at St. Paschal

Seniors dinner, St. Paschal ParishThe fifth grade students from St. Paschal School helped make the annual senior Christmas dinner a rousing success. The students waited tables, serving food to the 50 parishioners to took part in the fellowship and cuisine. (IR photo from St. Paschal Parish)

Dr. King honored with unity march in Spokane

Dr. Martin Luther King will be honored with a series of events on Jan. 18 and 19 in Spokane.

A remembrance program will be presented at First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar St., Spokane, from 4-6 p.m.

On Monday, Jan. 19, there will be a Community Resource Fair at River Park Square. Multicultural entertainment begins the day at 9:30. A community rally is scheduled for 10 a.m. The unity march begins at 10:30 at the corner of Main and Post.

“This year we ask people to come out and participate in the Remembrance March to celebrate the hope Dr. King brought us and to renew our commitment to work towards making Spokane and our world a place where there is economic opportunity, liberty and justice for all,” said Austin DePaolo, Executive Director of the Martin Luther King Center.

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