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Archive - January 2013

I saw Jesus in Haiti

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 awaiting...

A HOMECOMING

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 I, crawling with the rest of the morning traffic...

A Mother’s Story

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 him.  (He can read it when he’s older…) Right now, understandably...

A HEART THAT GIVES

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 get it dirty with all type of pleasures. We...

Lessons from the Kitchen

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 young...

Hidden Service

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 never have done that alone, I had a...