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A grateful actress and artist

Q: Why did the chicken cross the road?

A: To stop being a chicken and write like an all-American eagle!

This silly take on an old joke sums up my wonderful, hopeful feelings as I embark on a new journey of loving intimacy. 258 more words


Oh Mickey You're So Fine

The Reversal
Michael Connelly

Here’s my crime fiction trifecta: Los Angeles, murder and an Irish Catholic writer. There’s something about the City of Angels… 1,060 more words


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


Shannen Maria Doherty (/ˈdoʊ.ərti/; born April 12, 1971) is an American actress, producer, author, and television director. She is known for her roles as Brenda Walsh in Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990–94), and as Prue Halliwell in Charmed (1998–2001). 502 more words


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