Posts Tagged “Washington”


Second Rally in Richland, WA

Posted by Judy Schultz (June 9, 2012 at 1:19 pm)

Much more difficult to do this rally due to finding out pastors not supporting this with allowing bulletin announcements. They implied that the bishops are not approving or disapproving this rally.

However, 166 did show up in spite of negativity.

While singing America the Beautiful we had a miraculous blue, white and red stripe form in the sky. It was there for a goodly time and then a light sprinkle of rain and then it went away. [Continue reading …]

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Seattle Rally Deemed an Overwhelming Success!

Posted by Patricia Ullman (June 8, 2012 at 9:36 pm)

In spite of threats of rain and thunder storms, Seattle rally organizers greeted more than 350 wonderful attendees at today’s event.

Opening ceremonies began with an introduction of the event’s emcee, Helen Nguyen. Nguyen, the daughter of Vietnamese parents who escaped VietNam on rickety boats and made their way to America, earned her Bachelor’s degree in Women’s Studies and her Master’s degree in Social Work, both degrrees from the University of Washington. Helen introduced Fr. Jim Northrop of St. Brendan Catholic Church (Bothell, WA) who gave the invocation.

After Fr. Northrop’s blessing, 12-year old vocalist, Allie Johnson, sang an inspirational rendition of The Star Spangled Banner. [Continue reading …]

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