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Religion: A Busy Week at St. Pelagius’

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Attacking activity-filled church calendars, the Christian Century recently proposed a “patron of church bulletins”: the heretic Pelagius (A.D. ca. 360-420), who believed that man could save himself by his own efforts. Last week these busynesses, selected from Manhattan church bulletins, might have provided an ideal calendar for a mythical St. Pelagius’ Church:

Sunday 12 noon, United Nations tour 6:15 p.m., Fellowship Supper

Monday 5 p.m., Hand Bell Ringers Rehearsal 8 p.m., Talk on Guatemala, sponsored by Women’s Society 8:30 p.m., Piano Concert

Tuesday 11 a.m., Pancake Brunch 7:30 p.m., Woodworking Group

Wednesday 3:30 p.m., Lecture, “The Role of Women in the New India” 7:45 p.m., Seminar, “Sexual Behavior and Marital Adjustment” 8 p.m., Bridge Party

Thursday 12 noon, Sewing Group 7:30 p.m., Barbershop Quartet 8 p.m., Ceramics Group

Friday 5:15 p.m., Spiritual Healing 7 p.m., Photography Society

Saturday 8 p.m., Couples’ Club 8:30 p.m., The Church Players present Rodgers and Hart’s A Connecticut Yankee

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