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Remembering a 'Saint'

Full text of Fr Cosmas Lee’s homily

Requiem Mass for Bro Charles O’Leary, FSC
Dec 28, 2015

“BELOVED Brothers in the religious family of Bro Charles, friends and associates, Brothers and sisters in the Baby Lord Jesus. 1,496 more words



Let us begin with a hypothetical situation: on a cold Sunday morning in January 1984, the newly designated Archbishop of Boston, Bernard Law, performs his first Mass as the official leader of the greater Boston Catholic community. 1,766 more words


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When My Dad Died

Every year at this time I get a little melancholy.  It’s the time of year between my father’s birth and his death.

I think of this time as the Season Of My Dad. 2,166 more words

Life Chatter

Uncle Walter

Early in my life I came to know that God and Church were two realities that merged and were the center of life for my family. 403 more words

"….Three is the magic number…."

……”a man and a woman had a little baby (yes, they did)…there were three in the family…three is the magic number…..”

There are likely many of you who knew right away that the above song was from Schoolhouse Rock. 1,054 more words

Glory be to the Grandfather

My paternal grandfather, Bernard Kennedy, raised things. Crops. Votes. Kids.

Dairy farmer, Town Chairman, Father of eleven.

Bernard worked and then took over the reins of the farm where he was raised and reigned over his 250+ acre dirt empire with admirable attention and affection. 1,160 more words