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Lecture, Mass highlight Sisters’ anniversary

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Thursday, September 24, 2009

DAYTON DEANERY — Two weekend events Oct. 3-4 will highlight the 175th anniversary year for the Sisters of the Precious Blood. The events are open to the public.

On Oct. 3, Precious Blood Father Barry Fischer will present a free daylong program titled “Precious Blood Spirituality: Wellspring of Our Call to Mission.” The day will include morning and afternoon presentations, time for group interaction and a question/answer period. Lunch is included The program begins at 9 a.m. and closes at 4 p.m., at Salem Heights, the Sisters’ Dayton motherhouse, 4960 Salem Ave. at Denlinger Road.

On Oct. 4 Archbishop Daniel E. Pilarczyk will celebrate a Mass of Thanksgiving for the Sisters’ founding and their 175 years of service to the church. The Mass will be at 2 p.m. at Precious Blood Church, 4961 Salem Ave., at Denlinger (directly across from Salem Heights). All are welcome to attend the reception that will follow in the parish center.

Registration is requested for the lecture to arrange for meals and seating. To register, email [email protected] (include “Lecture” in the subject line) and include your name, address and daytime phone number. For more details and updated information, visit the website at www.PreciousBloodSistersDayton.org.

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