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Dharma School news, 2012-01-21

Rev. Fujikawa, new resident minister of Salinas, officiated today at the Hoonko and January Shotsuki Memorial Service today. Hoonko is the memorial service for the founder of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism, Shinran Shonin who passed away January 16, 1263. Shotsuki Family memorial service is the memorial service for temple members who's relatives passed away in the month of January.

After the service, the Dharma School children made sandwiches for Dorothy's Kitchen, and then attended the Temple New Year Party potluck luncheon which took place today at noon.

Dharma School teachers Faye Amiya, Frances Gatanaga, Nancy Gilbert were recognized at the luncheon today, for their hard work for the children.