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In Memory of 26 Angels in Newtown

I live in Newtown and sing in the choir at the St. Rose of Lima Church. We are having the memorial mass this Saturday. My choir director, Joe Jacovino, reminded us last night that, although we all still feel sad … Continue reading

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There Once was a Boy

School started in Newtown, CT last week.  I couldn’t help but thinking that the tragedy that occurred in our town last December could have so easily been avoided if only someone noticed that boy, Adam. This truth is evident for … Continue reading

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Barth Family attends Children’s Stations of the Cross Despite Losing Everything in Fire

On Wednesday, 3/27/13, the Barth family of Sandy Hook CT lost everything due to a fire that destroyed their home and everything they owned.  On that very same day, Shanice Barth, accepted the role as Mary, Virgin Mother of Jesus … Continue reading

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Hooray for Easter Sunday! I’m not cooking!

Happiness is not having to cook Easter dinner, and someone being nice enough to have all six of us over to eat with them. It’s funny. Not that long ago, I would be upset by the lack of organized chaos … Continue reading

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Melancholy

Melancholy Last night I was looking through Internet haze I stumbled upon a most Frightening page. Our protectors who first showed On that horrible day Were speaking of things I just could not engage It brought me to thoughts Of … Continue reading

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An Unusual Change of Perspective

Funeral today Not the last for this week Another friend passed His body, too weak As I sit and I think I’ve been in the middle of death First the children in town Then lots of old friends And I … Continue reading

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Video Tribute to “A Place to Mourn” in Newtown

Newtown has been the center of gun controversy since the Sandy Hook School Tragedy. Since the news vans left and we are not the big story any longer, the world has been left wondering. As a mother of four living … Continue reading

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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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In My Dreams

I wrote this poem a couple of days after the tragedy in my town. I have one mother in mind and the lost child was my sons friend. No names, no faces, just words! In My Dreams By Me The … Continue reading

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