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For Our World: A Child’s Profound Reflections on 9/11

ShareI saw the World Trade Center only once.  It was 1998 or 1999.  It had been a number of years since I’d visited New York City; but when our youngest son Jerry began working at an airline, I took advantage of my “parent privileges” (in those innocent pre-9/11 days, parents of employees could fly for $30/roundtrip) and the two […]

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NO GREATER LOVE: Facing Kidney Failure, Priest Receives the Gift of Life From His Friend

Share May he be faithful to the ministry that he receives from you, Lord God, and be to others a model of right conduct. –From the Prayer of Consecration, Rite of Ordination to the Priesthood On the day of his ordination, a young priest expects to offer a lifetime of loving service to Christ and […]

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PROFILE IN LOVE: Talented musician, best-selling author, adoption activist and Mom— Deanna Jones’ story is one you’ll never forget

Share Late one Saturday evening last Spring, my husband and I had already settled in for the night.  He was watching TV and I was aimlessly web-surfing, reading Facebook status updates, when one photo caught my attention.  There, smiling on my screen, was a photo of a beautiful blonde woman cuddling with several African-American children.  […]

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HEARTSONGS: The Story of Matti Stepanek Will Knock Your Socks Off

Share Requiem in Sea Oh, to call the conch my home . . . Stormy-smoothed tunnels of Kaleidosco how to teach a child phonics pe walls spiraling into Pearl-shimmered dyes, Ever-changing with the light Of the sun, of the moon, Of the tide, and the gloaming, And surging, and sighing, Of the sea . . […]

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