Finding a way to forgive to be explored

LEWISTON — How to heal and forgive after being wronged will be discussed at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 5, at Lifetree Cafe.

The program, titled “The Struggle to Forgive: Finding a Way Forward,” features the filmed story of Alicia Brady, who was the victim of a gang-related drive-by shooting.

A dancer, Brady sustained injuries that caused her to lose the ability to perform competitively.

“Dancing was my life,” says Brady. “Everything I had worked for was taken from me. I had lost that life, and I wasn’t going to get it back.”

The Lifetree program will offer guidance for those who find it difficult to forgive those who have wronged them.

Admission to the 60-minute event is free. The cafe is located at South Lewiston Baptist Church, 1919 Lisbon Road.

Questions may be directed to Travis Burleigh at 207-783-3316 or [email protected]

Kid’s Connection at The Ark 

LEWISTON — The Ark & Olive Branch Cafe will host Kid’s Connection at 10 a.m. on the first Saturday of the month at 791 Lisbon St.

This monthly program includes creative, hands-on learning with arts and crafts, Bible stories, practicing healthy habits and nature exploration.

The program is free for children ages 6 to 12, but registration is required.

For more information or to register, contact 603-759-1994, 207-333-3668, [email protected] or

Daughters of Isabella April meeting

RUMFORD — St. Timothy’s Circle 504, Daughters of Isabella, will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, at the Holy Savior Church Hall. Chairwomen for the meeting are Sharon Gates and Jan Hooley. Committee members are Donna Gilbert, Lilian Burns and Barbara Pelletier.

The following women will be congratulated on their 25-year-plus membership with the Daughters of Isabella: Mary Buccina, 51 years, and Hazel Buccina, 54 years.

The circle will soon be accepting applications for its 2018 scholarships. They are opened to qualified high school seniors who are active in their Catholic faith and living its virtues of faith, hope and charity. More information will be available within the next few weeks.

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