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September 21, 2013

North Shore religion news in brief


ALPHA for Catholics is resuming this fall season at St. John’s Evangelist Church, 111 New Balch St., Beverly, in the school building cafeteria. Next session will be Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. and will run every Wednesday night through Nov. 13. This course is for all wishing to start, restart, or deepen their faith in their lives. Catholics, Protestants and those who are seek a deeper meaning and fulfillment in their life are all welcome. Local speakers will host the gatherings. The. Rev. Jurgen Liias, pastor at St. Gregory’s Church in Beverly Farms, will speak at the last event on Wednesday, Nov. 13. Coffee, tea and refreshments will be served. There is no fee for this course. Call 978-922-0799 or visit for more information.

An adult education class on Letter to the Hebrews will be conducted by Professor Steven Fahrig in the parish center of Our Lady Star of the Sea Parish in Marblehead, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Mondays, Sept. 30, Oct. 7 (no class Oct. 14), Oct. 21 and 28. The church is at 80 Atlantic Ave. For more information call 781-631-0086.

St. Richard’s Parish in Danvers is organizing a Team St. Richard for the Hospice Walk on Sunday, Sept. 22. Registration starts at 8 a.m. at St. John’s Prep, at 72 Spring St. in Danvers. A team St. Richard photo will be taken at 8:30 a.m. and the walk begins at 9 a.m. Anyone who is interested in joining Team St. Richard for the walk or would like to make a donation in memory of someone should contact Mary Roach at or Sandra Ciruolo at 978-774-6660 or

In celebration of St. Richard’s 50th anniversary, the parish will be holding a 5K road race on Sunday, Oct. 6, at 10:30 a.m. that starts and finishes at Endicott Park, 57 Forest St., Danvers. Entry fee is $20, with prizes in several categories. The first 100 runners to register will get a free T-shirt. The race will be followed by a family picnic beginning at noon and ending at 3 p.m. at Endicott Park. There will be a cookout, baked goods and games. The cost of the cookout is $5 per person or a maximum of $20 per family. Anyone interested in running in the race should contact Mary White at 978-352-2510. Race registration forms are available at To purchase a ticket to the picnic, contact Julie McCarriston at 978-777-7739.

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