Category Archives: Sacrifice

Wondering How To Help?

As people continue to struggle in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy’s devastating impact on the East coast, you may be wondering what you can do to help. There are several options: * As in any emergency involving injuries, the need … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Sorrows

“Simeon blessed them and said to Mary his mother, “Behold, this child is destined for the fall and rise of many in Israel, and to be a sign that will be contradicted and you yourself a sword will pierce so … Continue reading

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Sons and Mothers

Truly sons are a gift from the Lord,/ a blessing, the fruit of the womb.” Psalm 127:3 Today my only son is 10 years old. When I told an old friend yesterday that today was my son’s 10th birthday, his … Continue reading

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