Faith

Parish priest is promoted

The celebration to say goodbye to St. Rose of Lima pastor Rev. Michael O?Reilly has been postponed from June 23 to June 30 for unforeseen reasons, Liturgy Coordinator Joy Robles to ...

Know your neighbor; embrace their culture

After 20-plus years in this business, my No. 1 lesson is that everyone is worth knowing. Everyone has fascinating stories to tell, if we only make time to listen. It could be y ...

Mercy Ministries needs more than the Bible for its treatment methods

Our front-page story on Mercy Ministries points out serious health risks. It wasn’t easy to report. We don’t want to negatively portray a faith-based organization and possibly ...

Salt Mine an institution in Lincoln

A quarter of a million, or 250,000, meals is a lot of food to provide in one month. Yet that’s what the nonprofit Salt Mine in downtown Lincoln gave to 1,800 Lincoln and Sheridan ...

Lincoln's homeless could use a friendly smile

To donate money to The Salt Mine that will be used to buy food, mail the donation to P.O. Box 155, Lincoln, Ca. 95648; go online to thesaltminelincoln.com; or visit the facility be ...

It’s easy to help others this holiday season and every season

Have you ever read the book or seen the movie “A Christmas Carol?” It’s the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, written by Charles Dickens in 1843. Although written in 1843, it has s ...

Holiday traditions continue, new and old

Lincoln is neither Mayberry nor Bedford Falls. Nevertheless, they share a common and very desirable feature. It is a small town providing the essence of values and traditions t ...

An eye-opening view of Africa

By Evan Rendes Special to The News Messenger When and where a time of extraordinary significance takes place, it is possible to miss the entire point. It is possible to be a pa ...

Night of Nativities set for next Friday, Saturday

Preparations are under way for Lincoln’s eight annual “Night of Nativities on Dec. 10 and 11, hosted by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the church on O Stree ...

A special poem for the holiday season

The Christmas tree star Christmas is my happiest time of the year I’m the star on top of a tree where I can hear Joyful remembrances as decorations are hung And the blend ...