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The bells of St. Julie will be ringing soon in Tinley Park - Chicago Tribune

Posted: 17 Oct 2013 01:31 PM PDT


The bells of St. Julie will be ringing soon in Tinley Park
Chicago Tribune
"Bells have traditionally called the faithful," Lanza said. "Most churches have bell towers. A bell tower at St. Julie has always been in the books and in the plans. When they built the [current] church 18 years ago, the plans called for a bell tower ...

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The bells of St. Julie will be ringing soon in Tinley Park - Chicago Tribune

Posted: 17 Oct 2013 01:16 PM PDT


Chicago Tribune

The bells of St. Julie will be ringing soon in Tinley Park
Chicago Tribune
The bells of St. Julie will be ringing soon. St. Julie Billiart Pastor Steve Lanza cannot pin down exactly when the bells at his Tinley Park parish will be ready but the base of the 60-foot bell tower and cross were erected earlier this month. There ...

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Are you hoping and praying for a better December? - Christian Post (blog)

Posted: 17 Oct 2013 01:10 PM PDT


Christian Post (blog)

Are you hoping and praying for a better December?
Christian Post (blog)
Get yourself some joy when passing those sidewalk bell-ringers with their red kettles, because “He who is kind to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will reward him for what he has done” (19:17). • Write a letter to a soldier overseas this time of year ...

Statue of Liberty on the Swan - The West Australian

Posted: 17 Oct 2013 01:07 PM PDT


Statue of Liberty on the Swan
The West Australian
Perth Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi has approached the Premier about building a monument the scale of New York's Statue of Liberty in the middle of the Swan River in time for Perth's bicentennial celebrations in 2029. Ms Scaffidi revealed her idea for a ...

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It takes a Priest to make 'dome top' tour complete - Warwick Beacon

Posted: 17 Oct 2013 09:58 AM PDT


Warwick Beacon

It takes a Priest to make 'dome top' tour complete
Warwick Beacon
The clock mechanism triggers a hammer that rings the tower bell on the hour. ... off to scale the tower. The mayor, the governor and several others, including Priest, went from inside, emerging at the belfry where they joined the scaffolding to make it ...

Old heads face young bucks in charity football match - The Northern Echo

Posted: 17 Oct 2013 09:37 AM PDT


The Northern Echo

Old heads face young bucks in charity football match
The Northern Echo
BELL RINGING: An open day is being staged in the bell chamber of Durham Cathedral. The Durham Cathedral Guild of Bell Ringers will give visitors an outline into the basics of the art and traditions of English Change Ringing, on Saturday October 26 ...

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Hucknall rings to the sound of bells - Hucknall Today

Posted: 17 Oct 2013 06:30 AM PDT


Hucknall rings to the sound of bells
Hucknall Today
Print this. Hucknall was alive to the sound of bells being rung in a continuous peal. The event, at St Mary Magdalene Church, was part of the annual Derby Diocesan Association Peal Week, which has been running consecutively since 1971. Full peals are ...

Latest NSW fire updates, Thursday, October 17 - Sydney Morning Herald

Posted: 17 Oct 2013 06:01 AM PDT


Latest NSW fire updates, Thursday, October 17
Sydney Morning Herald
Bells Line of Road remains closed in both directions between Mount Victoria and Bell, and Darling Causeway remains closed in both directions between Bell and Lithgow. ... Crews trying to patrol, make safe and restore. ... 10:04pm: The Salvos have ...

'Tent churches' erected near damaged places of worship - gulfnews.com

Posted: 17 Oct 2013 05:45 AM PDT


Rappler

'Tent churches' erected near damaged places of worship
gulfnews.com
Architects, engineers and cultural groups inspecting the damaged limestone belfry of the 400-year-old Basilica del Santo Nino in Cebu, are optimistic that it will be rebuilt. “We will use the old limestone of the bell tower,” architect Melva Java said ...
Iconic Phl churches crumble Philippine Star

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Earthquake in the Philippines : more than 150 dead, Caritas in the forefront ... - AsiaNews.it

Posted: 17 Oct 2013 04:09 AM PDT


Earthquake in the Philippines : more than 150 dead, Caritas in the forefront ...
AsiaNews.it
These include the bell tower of limestone of the oldest church in the Philippines, the Minor Basilica of the Holy Child of Cebu. In many areas there are power outages and the supply ... The government has allocated the army and police to help in the ...

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Aftershock: A visita iglesia - Rappler

Posted: 17 Oct 2013 03:06 AM PDT


Rappler

Aftershock: A visita iglesia
Rappler
for the bell tower of Maribojoc Church or The Holy Cross Parish Church (aka Diocesan Shrine of Saint Vincent Ferrer) and the Panglao Watchtower (National Cultural Treasures-listed structures) finally came through. ... Baclayon's church belfry collapsed.

Soundly in Place - Memphis Flyer

Posted: 17 Oct 2013 02:00 AM PDT


Memphis Flyer

Soundly in Place
Memphis Flyer
It's a reminder that music was once recorded in huge spaces like former churches, such as Columbia's 30th Street Studio in New York. A note is played and grows in the space as it reverberates off of the walls. ... We met under his largest undertaking ...

news article, by By Staff Reports - Tulsa World

Posted: 17 Oct 2013 12:14 AM PDT


news article, by By Staff Reports
Tulsa World
Bragg, Henry T. "Hank," 89, Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. lineman, died Wednesday. Service 10 a.m. ... William D. "Bill" Strimple Jr., 70, retired Acme Foundry supervisor, formerly of Coffeyville, died Monday. ... Karen L. Taylor, 39, truck driver ...

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Cathedral belfry damaged - Visayan Daily Star

Posted: 16 Oct 2013 11:51 PM PDT


Cathedral belfry damaged
Visayan Daily Star
At the height of the temblor, many coral stone blocks were dislodged and rolled down the side of the tower. Sometime in 1935, the Catholic Church built an additional upper level structure and converted it into a belfry, whose original bell, when tolled ...

Restoring fallen heritage churches - Inquirer.net

Posted: 16 Oct 2013 09:36 PM PDT


Restoring fallen heritage churches
Inquirer.net
Niño will most probably speed up fund raising to restore this bell tower. The cost itself would be relatively minimal compared to the massive expenditure that will be required to bring back the old glory of the Loboc and Baclayon churches – and those ...

Remembering Jack Hoerner: 'an inspiration to many young people' - PennLive.com (blog)

Posted: 16 Oct 2013 09:25 PM PDT


Remembering Jack Hoerner: 'an inspiration to many young people'
PennLive.com (blog)
He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and its Seekers Sunday School Class, the Sanctuary Choir and the Trinity Bell Ringers. He also ... He will be remembered for the lessons in his classrooms, on the courts and the fields of play. We ...

Destruction of heritage churches lamented - Inquirer.net

Posted: 16 Oct 2013 06:42 PM PDT


Destruction of heritage churches lamented
Inquirer.net
Over at Church-run Radio Veritas, Medroso also said the Church of our Lady of the Immaculate Conception in Baclayon was not spared by the strong quake, its belfry reduced to a rubble and its façade suffering major cracks. Jesuit missionaries. The ...

Grab a Bag of Holiday Fun in Ohio's Historic West This Winter Season - Broadway World

Posted: 16 Oct 2013 05:31 PM PDT


Grab a Bag of Holiday Fun in Ohio's Historic West This Winter Season
Broadway World
From California, the Niswonger proudly presents one of the finest ensembles of professional bell ringers to help ring in the Christmas season. For more ... Exhibits are themed around the holidays and are supplied by local businesses, churches and ...

The bells are back in Henley - Stratford Observer

Posted: 16 Oct 2013 04:15 PM PDT


Stratford Observer

The bells are back in Henley
Stratford Observer
On Wednesday (October 2), three ancient church bells came back to St Nicholas Church in Beaudesert Lane after a spell at a bell foundry in Loughborough. They were originally removed from the tower for restoration 14 months ago as part of a jubilee project.

Bodiam, E Sussex

Posted: 16 Oct 2013 04:00 PM PDT

PN info added

Cleator Moor, Cumbria

Posted: 16 Oct 2013 04:00 PM PDT

PN info added

Ewhurst Green, E Sussex

Posted: 16 Oct 2013 04:00 PM PDT

PN info added

Hayes (TQ08), Gr London

Posted: 16 Oct 2013 04:00 PM PDT

Postcode amended

Plymouth, Laira, Devon

Posted: 16 Oct 2013 04:00 PM PDT

Tenor wt amended (was 11-0-14)

Radcliffe, Gr Man

Posted: 16 Oct 2013 04:00 PM PDT

Ringing resumed after tower work

Heartbreaking: 10 iconic churches in Bohol, Cebu damaged - Rappler

Posted: 16 Oct 2013 06:43 AM PDT


Rappler

Heartbreaking: 10 iconic churches in Bohol, Cebu damaged
Rappler
The Church of San Pedro Apostol in Loboc–famous for being the second oldest church in Bohol– sustained major damage to its main structure, 3-story convent and bell tower. ... Its belfry collapsed while cracks were found in the walls of the main structure.

Bohol quake 'like 32 Hiroshima bombs' - Inquirer.net

Posted: 16 Oct 2013 05:33 AM PDT


Inquirer.net

Bohol quake 'like 32 Hiroshima bombs'
Inquirer.net
Among them is the country's oldest, the 16th-century Basilica of the Holy Child in Cebu, which lost its bell tower. A 17th-century limestone church in Loboc town, southwest of Carmen, crumbled to pieces, with nearly half of it ... The Provincial ...

Community Calendar: Week of Oct. 16-22, 2013 - The Rock River Times

Posted: 16 Oct 2013 12:55 AM PDT


Community Calendar: Week of Oct. 16-22, 2013
The Rock River Times
CoCo Key Water Resort – Best Western Clock Tower Resort & Conference Center, 7801 E. State St. Info: 815-398-6000. ... Healing Pathways Cancer Resource Center – 2821 Bell School Road, Rockford. ... Activity hours on Sat. thru September are: hayrides ...

Priest urges: Don't use church rubble for amulets - ABS CBN News

Posted: 15 Oct 2013 09:08 PM PDT


Priest urges: Don't use church rubble for amulets
ABS CBN News
He said he fears aftershocks may also affect what remains of its belfry. The limestone bell tower of the church, the latest version of which was built in 1735, was destroyed in the quake. Cebu is regarded as the birthplace of Catholicism in the ...

10 Sounds That Changed The Course Of History - Huffington Post

Posted: 15 Oct 2013 05:21 AM PDT


10 Sounds That Changed The Course Of History
Huffington Post
It was full of chanting, bell ringing, roaring crowds, raucous debauchery, gunfire, music, and, of course, the human voice - mumbling, crying, singing with pleasure, shouting in anger, screaming in pain. Sometimes, these noises ... And every time it ...

AK Beat: Big changes in health insurance rates in store for Palmer city ... - Alaska Dispatch

Posted: 14 Oct 2013 07:47 PM PDT


Alaska Dispatch

AK Beat: Big changes in health insurance rates in store for Palmer city ...
Alaska Dispatch
Historic Russian Orthodox church bell returns to Kodiak: After being kept by Catholics in Southern California for the last 100 years, a Russian Orthodox Cathedral bell has been returned to Kodiak, Alaska, where it was cast in 1796. The Kodiak Daily ...

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