About 80 motorcycles turned out for the annual Teamsters Motorcycle Ride
to raise funds for the Little Sisters of the Poor home July 18. The bikers were
welcomed to the Brighton Heights residence by the sisters and residents
waving American flags, including resident Machiko Seto, left. It was a special
treat for the Little Sisters and residents to meet the motorcyclists and pose
Photo by CHUCK AUSTIN
Pilgrims working to fund trip to Poland in 2016
By: By John Franko
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By: Pittsburgh Catholic Staff Report
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Are you prepared to defend the faith?
By: By Mike Aquilina
I’m a history buff. So when people speak of “defending the faith” my mind conjures up images from long ago: the medieval crusader with his sword drawn … the second-century apologist speaking t ...