January 4, 2017

A phone call that changed everything: the day we first looked into our son’s eyes

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.So the Chinese proverb goes.A single step or a single phone call.Eight years ago today, John and I had been waiting to become parents for more than four years. We had started the adoption process a few months earlier. Just
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Catholics in Congress: one-third of House, one-quarter of Senate

There are six fewer Christians in the new Congress, at 485 members. But there are four more Catholics, who now total 168.
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When a mother loses a child, reach out with tears, not words, pope says

In the depths of despair, when no words or gestures will help, then cry with those who suffer, Pope Francis said.
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