Dear Mothers of Young Children

Dear Mothers of Young Children, Thank you for coming to Mass today.  We know how much work it is.  You have been awake for hours feeding, dressing, cajoling.  It is only 8:30 am and you are tired. You made it here just in time and hoped no one noticed as you shuffled everyone into the … Continue reading Dear Mothers of Young Children

Old Man Angel

It must have been June 1999.  I was taking my six week old son to Mass. He was our first child.  All of it was new, scary and overwhelming.  We had only lived in Missouri for six weeks when he was born so we had no friends and our families were five hours away.  My … Continue reading Old Man Angel