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WebNews #19; Easter Edition; Sunday April 16, 2006

  

(Music: "Easter Parade" )

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George Favre, 82, Sparkill, A House Kid, Biography 5/24/14 View Sacred Heart Chapel Video 2/24/14
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The Meaning of Easter:"Jesus 'Christ' is known as the founder of 'Christianity'. Christmas is a Christian holiday that commemorates the birth of Jesus. At Easter, Christians celebrate their belief that Jesus came back to life after his death (called 'resurrection')." (More....)

The Date of Easter:"Easter is an annual festival observed throughout the Christian world. The date for Easter shifts every year within the Gregorian Calendar. The Gregorian Calendar is the standard international calendar for civil use. In addition, it regulates the ceremonial cycle of the Roman Catholic and Protestant churches."

St. Agnes Alumni Association Newsletter, Spring, 2006: By Art and Gloria Kingsley.

Photos: 'Online Golden Jubilee Booklet' - 50th Anniversary Celebration of St. Agnes Alumni Association: Thanks to Bernard Neville

Stories: Memories of St. Agnes (1947 - 1954): By Joseph Wiska

Photos: George Fernandez and Claude M. Parker (and Family): Submitted by Tracey Parker Graham (Claude's daughter)

House Kids: 6 More Names Added To "House Kids List": Angelo Polidoro, Frank Asciola, Barney Kiernan, Denis F. Flynn (1974 - 1977), Tarry & Rocco Tarantino

WebLinks: The National Orphan Train Complex Website: "The Museum and Research Center is dedicated to the preservation of the stories and artifacts of those who were part of the Orphan Train Movement from 1854-1929. The mission of the National Orphan Train Complex is to collect, preserve, interpret, and disseminate knowledge about the orphan trains, the children and agents who rode them, and local railroad history. The museum’s collections, exhibitions, programming and research will engage riders, researchers, and the general public and create an awareness of the Orphan Train Movement."
WebLinks: The Orphan Train Collection Website: "The following website is a collection of magazines, books, newspapers, newsletters, photos, and interviews. Most of them have been published in one form or another. Where the original source is known, it is specified. The purpose of this site is to help educate the American Public about this chapter of American History."

“Home Kids: The Story of St. Agatha Home for Children,” By Nancy Canfield:
By Pat Sherman UNION-TRIBUNE COMMUNITY NEWS WRITER, March 10, 2006. "Nancy Canfield knows how a single, immutable event can forever alter a child's life. In her recently published book, “Home Kids: The Story of St. Agatha Home for Children,” Canfield recounts the years she and four siblings spent at a Catholic orphanage in New York."  (More....)

'Home Kids' By Nancy Canfield: The story of St. Agatha Home for Children:
"We're going to take you kids,"
he pointed to each of us sitting on the couch and said our names in a sing-song voice "Jackie... Tommy... Hellen... David and Nancy," pausing between each name as if to prove he knew them, "to see a school tomorrow, a boarding school, see how you like it." He said this in a voice that implied it was temporary, like we'd have a choice about attending. With those words the Canfield siblings began a journey that profoundly shaped their formative years. Home Kids is Nancy Canfield's courageous retelling of her family's dramatic story and the inspirational story of St. Agatha Home for Children.  (More....)

Letters: 'Home Kids' By Nancy Canfield: The Story of St. Agatha Home for Children: Sent: 01/19/2006
Photos: St. Agatha Home Keepsake Photograph.


Biographies:
Gaspar Cipolla Ricardo C. Colon Harry Connors
Caesar Feliciano Carlos Feliciano David T. Feliciano Pastor (Pat) Feliciano Peter (Pedro) Feliciano
Stephen J. Fromholz, Sr. Louis A. Lopez George Charles Merna Gerald F. Merna Thomes G. Merna
Robert F. Pulliza Frank Jacob Rosenstine Joseph R. Stanaitis Joseph (Joe) Wiska

BioPhotos:
Raymond (Ramon) Adames John J. Antonacci Joseph Antonacci Dennis Bailey Lorenzo Calderon
Robert Coyle William Doherty Benjamin Feliciano Bob Keane James Lawson
James Merna Richard Merna Robert Merna John (Sammy) Tolins

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