Monthly Archives: January 2013

I saw Jesus in Haiti

I had the incredible privilege of joining Mission Youth to work in Haiti this past January.  Together with 14 other missionaries, we loved and cared for babies in the Children’s Home with the Missionaries of Charity. We played with children … Continue reading

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Love for the Catholic Church

“It is impossible to be just to the Catholic Church. The moment men cease to pull against it they feel a tug towards it. The moment they cease to shout it down they begin to listen to it with pleasure. … Continue reading

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A HOMECOMING

We were already late, or so we thought. I had grown up near the Holy Name parish in New Orleans, and I don’t think there was ever a Sunday when we weren’t running late.  There we were, Mom, Dad and … Continue reading

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Pray for all priests!

“Jesus loved us to the end, to the very limit, dying on the cross. We must have this same love which comes from within, from our union with Christ. Such love must be as normal to us as living and … Continue reading

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Do we have Mary’s eyes for discovering the needs of others?

“I think this is the wonderful tenderness of a woman’s heart: to be aware of the suffering of others and to try to spare them that suffering, as Mary did. Do you and I have that same tenderness in our … Continue reading

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March for Life

“Abortion destroys the image of God. It is the most terrible plague in our society, the greatest killer of love and peace. Those little children still unborn have been created for bigger things: to love and to be loved.” Blessed … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Story

Please don’t tell my son that I wrote this.  Since he is 12 (he will be 13 in a few months) and it is very unlikely he will read this blog, he won’t know I wrote it unless you tell … Continue reading

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A HEART THAT GIVES

Yesterday I went to visit a friend who had open-heart surgery. The heart is such a small organ, but so important to our survival. It made me think. The human heart is good by nature, but the world tries to … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Kitchen

Give her something to eat. –our Blessed Lord’s Words after He raises Jairus’s daughter in Mark: 5:43 I was somewhat surprised this year, as Advent prayers marched toward the Feast of the Nativity of our Lord, that the three Sullivan … Continue reading

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Hidden Service

For almost two years, I ran the library with great efficiency. We added more than 6,000 new books to the system and reduced the turn-around time when books were asked for by 80 percent. I say “we” because I could … Continue reading

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