Monthly Archives: August 2010

Local organist keys on international contest

Theresa Magidsohn — TROY — Although she didn’t begin to play the organ until her early twenties, Christine Chun, director of music ministry at Saint Anastasia in Troy, has certainly made up for lost time. Now in her early thirties, with a Doctorate of Music in Organ Performance/ Church Music, Chun is one of only…

Sept 5: True wisdom is not for the foolish or faint of heart!

Although biblical writers matched their contemporary wisdom writers in the Near East, they also challenged traditional thinking. True wisdom was more than knowledge of facts. It also included almost a devotional appreciation for the mystery of life, which had been designed by God, the Creator. Creation extended beyond the visible, physical aspects of earthly life. This underlying belief is the foundation for true wisdom, as asserted by the biblical author.

MCC praises ruling that stops embryonic stem-cell funding

WASHINGTON — The Michigan Catholic Conference has praised a federal judge’s ruling that has halted funding to embryonic stem-cell research. Chief Judge Royce C. Lamberth of U.S. District Court for the District of  Columbia ruled on Aug. 23 that the Obama administration’s guidelines for funding embryonic stem-cell research violate federal law and stopped such funding…