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The worldwide pilgrimage of the traditional Christian icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa, also known as the Black Madonna, is ending its U.S. pilgrimage in the Diocese of Phoenix. Local Catholics have opportunities daily through Nov. 1 to venerate it.
Clients at the Foundation for Senior Living’s Tempe Adult Day Health Center get a lesson in strengthening and fall prevention July 3. Millions of elderly adults fall each year, often leading to fractures and other trauma. FSL has three adult day health centers in the Valley where seniors and the disabled receive care.
Sr. Mary Faith Lautz, BVM, 96, died Oct. 1 in Dubuque, Iowa. The longtime educator was principal at Xavier College Preparatory from 1966 to 1974 and went on to serve in the Midwest, Alaska and California as an educator, administrator and in pastoral ministry.