Grazie Papa!

Grazie Papa!

I am overwhelmed with emotion today as we pray with Pope Benedict for the last time.  After Pope John Paul II passed away, I couldn’t imagine feeling connected with another Pope.  Blessed John Paul was selected as the Pope when I was very young and his...
Grazie Papa!

40 Ways to Give in Lent

40 Ways to #Givefor40 during LentEvery year as Lent approaches, my children and I brainstorm ideas for our Lenten resolutions.  By choosing actions or ideas we strive to fulfill the 3 Pillars of Lent: Almsgiving, Fasting and Prayer.  It can be difficult to...
Grazie Papa!

A Life of Joy, Love and Forgiveness

Last week our family gathered for the Rite of Burial for our beloved grandmother.  After the readings and homily, our father honored his wife’s request to say a few words.  As much as we would like to post everything he said, it would be very lengthy, so...