Dismas (Dysmas)

in the Apocryphal gospels, the penitent thief. [Christianity: Benét, 274]
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Series champion Greg Snow, Nyali winner David Wakhu, hard-hitting Dismas Indiza and Windsor's Riz Charania are among top golfers expected at the 2019/20 Safari Tour opener at the Nyali Golf Club this weekend.
Leading the hunt for the cash prizes will be the long hitting Dismas Indiza from Mumias Golf Club while other pros who travelled to Mombasa for the event, are David Wakhu and Tony Omuli from Golf Park Thika Greens Golf Resort's Kopan Timbe, Dennis Saikwa from Royal, Frank Matilo and Jeff Kubwa of Muthaiga John Kisia and Railway Golf Club's Alfred Nandwa.Hunting for the amateur prizes reserved for the society members include Mukhisa Kituyi, Mulembe chairman Francis Okwara of Royal and home players Eric Nyongesa, Lumatete Muchai, Allan Mola, Emmanuel Wekesa and Nyali Vice Captain Evance Manono.
The last few years have seemed to foreshadow this year's small anniversary of composer Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679-1745), born 340 years ago.
Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of, a Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday revoked the N5m bail she granted a former staff of NIMASA Alu Dismas who is standing trial over an alleged N136m fraud.
This soldier was Dismas, the good thief in today's Gospel.
John Lescroart has written 25 previous novels, many of them with superb courtroom drama featuring Dismas Hardy.
Dismas, a former mercenary, is now a purveyor of dubious treasures to both Frederick III of Saxony (oddly, the protector of Martin Luther) and Albrecht of Mainz, who use the relics to increase their glory and glorify their incomes.
Carnival Brookfield Congregational Church will host an old-fashioned Carnival featuring free barbecue, music by radio Station 90.1, representatives from Dismas Family Farm, Heifer Project, Second Chance Animal Shelter and others, games and prizes.
Dismas House resident and Triple Thread Apparel employee Dwain Adkins cleans a silk screen to prepare for a custom print job at the shop where he works in Nashville, Tenn., May 1.
McFadden, of Dismas House, South Belfast, faced three charges at the city's magistrates court.
This latest in the courtroom thrillers featuring Dismas Hardy and Lt.
Dismas Nkunda, spokesman for the consortium, said: "The people of Darfur deserve more than empty words and broken promises."