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Sunday, January 12th, 2020

 

Male and female students are invited.

Aurora literacy center to offer citizenship classes

Giving Tuesday helps Citizenship School

AURORA, Ill., Jan. 12, 2020—Free citizenship classes will be offered February through April by the Dominican Literacy Center of Aurora. Male and female students are invited. Parking and instruction are free at St. Mary’s Church parish center, 432 E. Downer Place in Aurora. A $10 donation is requested for study materials. Starting Feb. 3, classes will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays to April. According to Sister Jane Ann Beckman, an instructor, classes will prepare students toRead More


“In memory of this courageous young hero, we fly our flags at half-staff,” said Aurora Mayor Richard C. Irvin...

Aurora flies flags at half-staff in honor of young soldier

Miguel Villalon

AURORA, Ill., Jan. 12, 2020 — Flags have been lowered to half-staff in the City of Aurora in honor of PFC Miguel Villalon, 21. The US Army soldier lost his life yesterday while on duty in Afghanistan. “In memory of this courageous young hero, we fly our flags at half-staff,” said Aurora Mayor Richard C. Irvin, a veteran of the United States Army who served in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. “This is a solemn reminder of his sacrifice and service. We will not forget his bravery and dedicationRead More


Brown recounted the story from the Gospel of Mark which tells how Jesus cured a blind beggar based on his faith.

Acclaimed Aurora pianist eschews music for pulpit

Huntley Brown preaching.

AURORA, Ill., Jan. 5, 2020 — Huntley Brown of Aurora, an internationally acclaimed Christian pianist, focused on preaching Sunday.   Brown, a Jamaica native, played one number before serving as guest preacher at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Aurora. His sermon topic was “Lessons from the Life of Bartimaeus.”   Brown recounted the story from the Gospel of Mark which tells how Jesus cured a blind beggar based on his faith.   According to Brown, lessons learned from Bartimaeus include: when opportunity knocks, it is not the time to prepare; toRead More