Churches

Introducing Portuguese Festa Royalty

Staff report — The 700-year-old tradition of the Festival of the Holy Ghost, or Festas do Espírito Santo, celebrates the culturally rich Azorean and Portuguese heritage. The Azores, nine islands clustered off the coast of Portugal, faced a devastating famine that lasted several years, along with the rest of Portugal in the 1300’s. Portugal’s Queen…

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Nevada Prayer Breakfast – Fallon Group Attends

by Rachel Dahl —  Several members of the Fallon faith community attended the Nevada Prayer Breakfast recently in Reno. Held annually by the Nevada Interfaith Association, the breakfast brings together over 250 representatives from the many churches and religions in the Reno area. According to the program for the event, the Nevada Prayer Breakfast is…

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