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From the Dust: Why is Ash Wednesday important to you?

Sophomore Anne Conway

Emily Sandy

February 21, 2020

“When I was little, Ash Wednesday was really confusing (to me). But now I understand that we are dust and to dust we shall return. That’s what they say when ash is put on our foreheads. Having that explained to me was really impactful because we have a soul on this earth, and our soul is really what...

With World Humanitarian Day on Aug. 19, students reflect on experiences helping communities in need

Senior William “Will” Pugh (left) hugs two Cambodian students. Pugh said his involvement in the TASSEL club to help others has had a positive influence on him.

Natalie Khamis

August 13, 2019

Once a week throughout his sophomore year, senior William “Will” Pugh would set aside his homework for an hour or two and log onto his computer. A few moments later, a group of excited children from a rural village in Cambodia would appear on the screen, ready for their next English lesson with Pugh,...

Junior Natalie Walters

Junior Natalie Walters displays a Christmas tree that her church is selling to raise money for their youth mission trips. Walters said this is a good way to help out the church as well as the community.

Kassandra Darnell

December 13, 2018

“Christmas tree sales happen at Carmel United Methodist Church, my church, and we basically do the sales to make money for our mission trips that the youth goes on, and the rest of the money goes to the church. It’s a great experience to help other people get a tree and help yourself in the future to...

New Pope brings optimism to Carmel

Contributor

November 19, 2014

A Catholic his entire life, senior Blake Loncharich attended St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Carmel for 12 years before his family briefly switched to St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church in Westfield for two years. After that short period, the Loncharich family went back to St. Elizabeth Ann...

More young Americans than ever turn away from organized religion

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News

February 22, 2013

Wearing her pajamas, senior Alia Robinson starts her Sunday by going downstairs to eat an English muffin. After she finishes, she watches “Star Trek,” reads a book or checks Facebook and Twitter. What Robinson does not do these mornings is attend church. Robinson said she is not religious and...

Students participate in Westboro Baptist Church counter-protest on Feb. 5

Several students from CHS counter-protested a rally held by the Westboro Baptist Church on Feb. 5 at the Carmel Lutheran Church. According to the Westboro Baptist Church's website, the protest was aimed at the

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February 5, 2012

Several students from CHS counter-protested a rally held by the Westboro Baptist Church on Feb. 5 at the Carmel Lutheran Church. According to the Westboro Baptist Church's website, the protest was aimed at the "lukewarm" stance on homosexuality and other issues that WBC members believe the Carmel Lutheran...