News Notes – July 3, 2013

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Annunciation celebrates 150 years

Annunciation parish in Hazelwood, near Northfield, commemorated its 150th anniversary June 23. The celebration included a hog roast, silent auction, raffles and entertainment. Live music was provided by the Revivals.

The event celebrated the parish’s history with displays of memorabilia, a horse and buggy, farm equipment and tractors. There also were guided tours of the cemetery.

The parish was established in 1863 and was a mission of St. Dominic in Northfield until 1940. The parish’s first resident pastor, Father R.E. Russell, had the rectory built in 1942, and a social hall was added later, completed in


Sunday evening Mass added at Corpus Christi

The clustered parishes of St. Rose of Lima and Corpus Christi in Roseville have added a 6 p.m. Sunday Mass at Corpus Christi as of June 30. It is a cooperative effort of the two parishes to provide another opportunity for people to worship and is in addition to the existing Mass schedule.

Hill-Murray honors distinguished alums

Hill Murray High School in Maplewood recently recognized several alumni with special awards:

  • The Hill High School Heritage Award was given to Jim Chicone ‘67; Theresa Kelly McPartlin ‘63 was honored with the Archbishop Murray Memorial High School Heritage Award and Kim Ebert Collela ‘78 was given the Hill-Murray Heritage Award. These awards were established to honor the tradition, culture and core values of Hill High School, Archbishop Murray Memorial High School, and Hill-Murray School.
  • John Hambrick ‘63 was honored with the Father Greg Tolaas Distinguished Service Award, which is given to someone who represents the school’s values and mission in his or her personal and/or professional experiences. He is a three-term member of the Nevada State Legislature and is committed to stopping human trafficking.
  • Don and Jean Regan received the Ron Ryan, Jr. Community Leadership Award for their lifelong commitment to Hill-Murray and to Catholic education in the community at large.
  • Paul Koller was given the Lasallian Award for his volunteer work at Hill High School, Archbishop Murray High School and Hill-Murray for the past 48 years.
  • Benedictine Sister Pat Collins received the Benedictine Award. Sister Pat was one of the founders of Archbishop Murray Memorial High School in 1968. She has been a teacher, counselor and assistant principal at AMMHS and at Hill-Murray School.


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