January 4, 2014

Solemnity of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

Dear Sisters, dear brother Priests, and dear friends in Christ, Introduction What a joy it is for me to come here to the Basilica of the National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton on this, her feast day, which is a Solemnity here in this holy place, and to celebrate here the Holy Sacrifice of...
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Falling in love with a picture

“You’ll fall in love with a photo,” people had told us. I wasn’t sure I believed it.Then five years ago today we got a call we hadn’t expected for months.We were matched with a boy! He was 13 months old. He lived in Hunan Province. And our social worker said
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