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May 17, 2014

North Shore religion news in brief

As part of its 155-year anniversary celebration, Our Lady Star of the Sea Parish in Marblehead will congratulate five long-term parishioners with a special awards presentation at the 11 a.m. Mass on Sunday, May 18, at 85 Atlantic Ave. A reception will take place prior to the 10 a.m. Mass. Parishioners to be recognized are Marie Adams, daily communicant and Marblehead resident; Lois Denis, former president of the Mothers’ Club and collaborator of the Sisters of Notre Dame in the Parish School; Wilbur Bassett, longtime usher at the 7:30 a.m. Sunday Mass; and Harold McKinnon, longtime usher at the 4 p.m. Mass. For more information, visit, or call the parish rectory at 781-631-0086.

St. Richard Parish of Danvers is holding its 29th annual Monsignor Cusack/John Costello Golf Tournament on Monday, June 2, at 8 a.m., at the Far Corner Golf Course in Boxford. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. The cost is $90 per person and includes 18 holes of golf (best ball/shotgun start) with a cart, and a cookout with prizes, raffles and awards. To participate, mail the name of player(s), address, phone number, and email address along with a check made payable to “St. Richard Parish” to Seaneen Breen, 4 Robert Road, Danvers, MA 01923, before Tuesday, May 20. Single and group golfers are welcome. For more information or for sponsorship opportunities, contact Seaneen Breen at 978-804-6353 or

The community is invited to the JCC of the North Shore on Wednesday, May 28, at 7:30 p.m., for an entertaining, interactive, and easy-to-remember and implement seminar on inspiring Jewish identity in children. The seminar is for parents and grandparents, and features best-selling author and internationally-renowned speaker Doron Kornbluth. Through stories and exercises, the presentation helps parents and grandparents to get more involved in Judaism for both themselves and their children. The event is free and kosher dairy desserts will be served. RSVPs are requested by Wednesday, May 21, to Susan Feinstein at 978-740-4431 or The JCC is located at 4 Community Road in Marblehead.

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