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The first man in my life was “Daddy”. I was the first born and Dad always said it was me who matured him – he was now responsible for another life. (Two more would follow). This Sunday, much like Mother’s Day, there is no card for me to buy or phone call to make or lunch to plan – Dad’s gone…

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We Catholics fulfill the consecration to the Immaculate Hearts of Jesus and Mary with a sincere and true readiness like the Mother of God asks of us. Our hearts are depositories of the Holy Spirit present in our daily lives. This faith is sure to lead us into an existence of grace under the …

The hardest thing I ever did was put my 87 year old Mother’s belongings in a 4 X 4 box and admit her to a nursing home. We had run out of money for her care. She became a Medicaid recipient. A summa cum laude graduate of American University, a Pan American Flight Attendant, a mother of three…