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When Mary said, “YES!” Annuciation of the Lord

I was thinking of the Annunciation, a Catholic celebration of when the Angel of the Lord came to Mary and told her of His wishes to bear and birth His son.  I was thinking about how it must have been … Continue reading

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Why the Children’s Stations of the Cross in Newtown, CT?

We had the Children’s Living Stations of the Cross today at St. Rose of Lima Church in Newtown, CT at noon. I am always amazed after all the practicing, script writing and re-writing. All the setting up of music and … Continue reading

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Cross In the Clouds, St. Rose of Lima Church, Newtown, CT

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Today is Ash Wednesday. For Roman Catholics, and I’m not sure who else, it’s a pretty important day. It begins the season of Lent. Lent lasts for 40 days and ends on Easter…

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Writing with Humility in Newtown

I live in Newtown, CT. I lived through the tragedy first hand but not having lost a child of my own. A strange Issue many parents in town have is something called “survivors guilt.“. Strange but true. I have had … Continue reading

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Newtown on The State of the Union

Since the sandy hook shooting took place, I still can’t seem to get used to seeing people on television, i.e President Obama, referring to Newtown. (Not Newton) A week before the tragedy occurred, I would tell someone I lived in … Continue reading

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