Category Archives: Church and School – St. Joseph

Join “THE BAND” In A Duquesne Deluge of Prayers

In April, we all learned of Fr. Dennis’ health prognosis. It was at that time that I posted the news of his health issues and asked that we all join in on a deluge of prayers for Fr. Dennis. That … Continue reading

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A Duquesne Deluge of HOPE!

The power of prayer in itself is remarkable. I think we all believe that as part of our very being. However, the power of Duquesne prayer has proven itself to be very powerful. It was just 7 days ago that … Continue reading

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A Duquesne Deluge of Prayers

I have often written about Fr. Dennis, Pastor of Christ the Light of the World, in Duquesne. Fr. Dennis is Pastor for the Holy Name site, the St. Hedwig site, and at the St. Joseph site. In December, 2011 after … Continue reading

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A Christmas Gift and Wish

It’s Christmas Eve and I am just relaxing and thinking of my family and friends. Unfortunately, Judy is suffering from a very bad case of acute bronchitis and is having a very tough time between the coughing, the wheezing and … Continue reading

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St. Joseph Angels – 1959

A HUGE “thank you” goes out to my friend and frequent “Duquesne Hunky” contributor Lou Andriko! After posting my request for scanned copies of photos of “our Duquesne” that you might have in your possession, Lou came through immediately! THANK … Continue reading

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One of Duquesne’s Beautiful Ol’ Gals

September 9, 2012 would have been the 100th birthday of a very important part of many of our lives. In the September 13th issue of The Duquesne Times, an article appeared that annouced the opening of Duquesne’s newest school, Holy Name.  … Continue reading

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Enjoying the Weed

Enjoying the Weed – What a Difference a Generation Makes! July 4th was a scorching hot day for me. I find it increasingly difficult to deal with blindingly sunny days and heat indices past 100°! I spent the day in … Continue reading

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Easter Perspective

I may have posted this picture before, but I liken it to pulling out your Christmas decorations each year. If you’re like me, many of our Christmas ornaments hold special memories and immediately put me into a Christmas mood. This photograph has … Continue reading

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More of Duquesne’s Houses of Worship

After I became an altar boy at Holy Name, I looked forward to being scheduled for Stations of the Cross duty. Since we attended Holy Name School, we would always attend Stations of the Cross services each friday during Lent. … Continue reading

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Sunday, Sunday

First of all, I would like to apologize for not posting for over a week! Life throws you curve balls from time to time, and I’ve been dodging them all week. I woke this morning to a beautiful cool, crisp … Continue reading

Posted in Church and School - Holy Name, Church and School - Holy Trinity, Church and School - St. Joseph, Life in General, My Hunky Family, Parents | 7 Comments