Archive for July, 2008

(July 31) Today we're celebrating . . .  Feast of Saint Ignatius Loyola

Thursday, July 31st, 2008

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Feast of Saint Ignatius Loyola (Catholic)
The patron saint of my childhood church*, “St. Iggy” was the founder of the “Society of Jesus,” the Catholic religious order know as the Jesuits.

 

*Saint Ignatius Loyola Parish, Hicksville, New York

(July 30) This Month we're celebrating . . .  Cell Phone Courtesy Month

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

 


Cell Phone Courtesy Month

“Cell phones were invented to make our lives easier, not more annoying”

We couldn’t let the month pass without bringing attention to a very important cause – Cell Phone Courtesy – because L-rd knows there sure is a lack of common courtesy from cell phone users throughout this country!

Visit the Sprint website for these cell phone courtesy suggestions.

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(July 29) Today we're observing . . .  The Anniversary of NASA

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

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The Anniversary of NASA
Established in 1958, The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has been responsible for the US space program, all its successes and its failures.

(July 29) Today we're observing . . .  Isra Al Mi’Raj (Ascent of the Prophet Muhammad)

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

Isra Al Mi’Raj (Ascent of the Prophet Muhammad – Islamic)*
Commemorating the Prophet Muhammad’s journey to Jerusalem and his ascent into heaven where he prayed together with Abraham, Moses, and Jesus. 

*US date. Date may vary depending on where one lives in the world.

(July 28) Today we're celebrating . . .  Singing Telegram Day

Monday, July 28th, 2008


Singing Telegram Day
On this day in 1933, the first singing telegram was delivered. Enjoy this 75-year tradition by sending a singing telegram to someone you love today.

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(July 27) Today we're celebrating . . .  Parent’s Day

Sunday, July 27th, 2008

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A day for honoring and paying tribute to the men and women who bring love, stability and strength to the family and the country.

All hail the ‘rents!

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(July 26) Today we're celebrating . . .  National Day of the Cowboy

Saturday, July 26th, 2008


National Day of the Cowboy
A day for celebrating cowboys, cowgirls, our western heritage and all those who contribute to the cowboy / western culture of the US.

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