Monthly Archives: August 2011

Sunday, August 28 — Home at Last

The sun is shining. There’s a breeze in the air. The closest person: two feet away. Personal space. Pollution-free air. I hear the shouts of people playing baseball in the field nearby. It’s good to be home. Has it really … Continue reading

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More from Margaret — Saturday photos

Mass before leaving for the airport

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Saturday — coming home

Saturday, August 27 Flying Home 11:00 am Waiting We have arrived at the Madrid Barajas airport for our 2:00 departure. However, with the coming of Hurricane Irene, it looks like we will encounter a little turbulence on our way back … Continue reading

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Reconciliation and healing

God is love, the author of love and reconciliation.  God is the principle of reconciliation, the source of it.  Through Him all things, all persons can be reconciled.  Without Him, nothing can be reconciled.  We are reconciled and we can … Continue reading

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Coming of age

I guess I always knew this moment would happen.  And I was grateful that my wonderful daughter, Adrienne, was there to support me in what could have been an emotionally devastating time. The moment unfolded as Adrienne and I entered … Continue reading

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A child needs loving attention

A child needs loving attention.  This means that we must give children some of our time, the time of our life…To have time and to give time- this is for us a very concrete way to learn to give oneself, … Continue reading

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Madrid to London to Boston

Saturday, August 27 Here are a couple short videos from our trip home…photos to come later. Busing between planes in London Back in Boston — ahead of Irene

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Friday…getting ready for the return trip

Friday August 26 7:00 am Early Risers “The early bird gets the worm.” We woke up early and we got the worm. Getting up at 5:30 in this morning was entirely worth it in order to have a private mass … Continue reading

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A Thursday Evening in Fatima — photos

The place where Our Lady appeared to the children of Fatima People light candles for prayer intentions

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A visit to Fatima

Thursday, August 25 — The Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal Prayer and sacrifice. Peace and forgiveness. These are the highlights of Our Lady’s message to the children of Fatima. They also characterize our pilgrimage: prayer alone in … Continue reading

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