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(Sam) Mar- tin will be guest speaker for its Lenten series beginning Sun- day March .2 at both the 8:45 and 11 a.m. services. A lunch in Fellowship Hall will follow the 11 a.m. service. On Sunday, Monday and Tuesday evenings, March 2-4, Dr. Martin will present short Lenten services from 7-7:45, with a reception to follow each evening from 7:45- 8:15. (Courtesy Photo) Dr. Martin success Loyola Times Report Several members of Ponchatoula's Krewe of Erin journeyed to New Orleans on Sunday to take part in A Feast of Irish Music: A Benefit Concert to Honor Danny Doyle. Organized by fellow musician Danny O'Flaherty and spon- sored by The Loyola Institute for Ministry, the concert was a showcase of Celtic talent in New Orleans, all rallying-round His musician friends around the US are organizing "Thank You" benefits for Doyle. Appearing Sunday at the Loyola University benefit for Doyle were major headliners a fellow musician in need. well-known to Ponchatoula The event took place in Nun-lovers of Celtic music: Danny emaker Hall at Loyola Univer- OFlaherty, Betsy McGovern sity, 6363 St. Charles Avenue. (Both past grand marshals of One of Ireland's favorite bal- the Ponchatoula St. Patrick's ladeers, For years Danny Doyle Parade, Beth Patterson, Julian has been one of the leading Murray & Dr. Hugh Robertson, lights in the Iristi folk song re- The Muggivan School of Irish vival, living and working in the Dance, The N.O. Quarter Shan- USA since 1983. ty Krewe, The McTeggert Irish All through his career, he has Dancers, Kaye & Jim Lafferty. PONCHATOULA TIMES, FEBRUARY 28, 2008, PAGE 3-A FRIDAY FEBRUARY 29, 2008 ~ 5PM THE AMERICANLEGION BUILDING 500 E. PINE ST. PONCHATOULA, LA *PREVIEW FROM 4PM TO SALE TIME ON DAY OF SALE* NEW AND USED ITEMS, ANTIQUES AND COLLECTABLES !! 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Due to illness, he has been forced to cancel all concerts and gigs By TED KOOSER June through December 2007 U.S. Poet Laureate, and part of 2008. 2004-2006 A child with a sense of the dramatic, well, many of us have been that child. Here's Carrie Shipers of Missouri reminiscing about how she once wished for a dramatic rescue by screaming ambulance, only to find she was really longing for the comfort of her mother's hands. SATURDAY MARCH 15TH AT 10:30 AM Inns .Suites *NO ENTRY FEE REQUIRED* Ca[[ rve Your Spot P t l Spor sored By: PARISH To Medical History By 'CARRIE SHIPERS I wanted it: arc of red and blue strobing my skin, sirens sing- ing my praises, the cinching em- brace of the cot as the ambulance slammed shut and steered ~ ~le~nir~ Se~c~ N ,t! i~l'i a l B a n k away. More than needle-pierce or dragging blade, I wanted the swab of alcohol and cotton, the promise of gauze-covered cure. My mother saved anyone who asked, but never me, never the way I wanted: her palms skimming my limbs for injury, her fingers find- ing what hurt, her lips whisper- ing, I got here just in time. American Life in Poetry is made possible by The Poetry Foundation (www.poetryfoundation.org), publisher of Poetry magazine. It is also supported by the Department of English at the University of NebraskaLinc ln" Poem copyright (c) 2007 by Carrie Shipers. Re- printed from "Mid-American Review," Vol. 27, no. 2, 2007, by permission of the author. Introduction copyright (c) 2008 by The Poetry Foundation. The introduction's author, Ted Kooser, served as United States Poet Laureate Consultant" in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 2004-2006. We do not ac- cept unsolicited manuscripts. ndestino Resort 985/386-2877 -- The Ponchatoula Times -- 24 Hour Tele )hone for News Ti )s & New Subscri )tions 985/386-2877