Youngsters help with St. Paul Community Church pumpkin patch

The Rev. Michael Nacius in Washington, D.C., to witness the visit from Pope Francis. (Provided photo)

I walk with Francis.

One month after the Rev. Michael Nacius traveled to Washington to witness Pope Francis’ trip to the United States, those words are still resonating for him, both as an affirmation of faith and as a message that we must live “generous lives” in our day-to-day dealings with others.

During a “whirlwind” 48-hour trip to the nation’s capital, Nacius, the pastor of Infant Jesus of Prague Catholic Church . . .

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Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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