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Rejoicing for Families!

7 years ago

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Happy Feast of the Holy Family! Each year on the Sunday after Christmas, the Church celebrates this beautiful feast.  Earlier today, I was blessed to see families together at Mass..many whom I know dearly, some just well enough to say “hi.”  Families with young children, families who just started life as “empty-nesters,” single adults…all gathered…

Card Making, Brittany Maynard, and the Virtue of Hope

7 years ago

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It has been a while since I have stopped by here.  Today, however, I just really feel like I need to put some thoughts down…adding to the plethora of articles and online chatter surrounding a beautiful young woman who chose to end her life this past weekend. I first heard about Brittany Maynard on Facebook…

Pregnancy & Infant Loss: Remembering Gabriel

7 years ago

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Today is Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Day.  In many communities, memorial services will be held and candles will be lit in honor of the babies many of us lost far too soon. I will speaking tonight here in Danville, as I have done for several years now. It’s always a quiet service, attended by…

Today’s Gospel and Post-Abortive Women

7 years ago

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I didn’t plan on writing today.  I spent much of my afternoon stamping and updating my card blog and gallery.  I also spent (too much) time on Facebook reading silly stuff and some serious stuff.  I read a few threads that really bothered me…and so I decided to jot down a few thoughts. There was a lot…

A few thoughts on “After Tiller”

7 years ago

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By now, you may have heard that PBS will be showing a film tonight entitled “After Tiller” as an installment in their POV series. This film has received numerous accolades from abortion rights supporters across the country. In this film four abortionists are interviewed, and we are supposed to admire their “courage” for being willing…

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