Our Journey Home

By Ellen Mongan

The best Christmas gifts are not always found under a tree rather they are discovered along the journey. This Christmas season Deacon Pat and I found ourselves homeless and alone. Our home in Viera, Florida sold miraculously in just one week without a realtor. Thirty days later we closed on our Florida home and that chapter of our life.

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Young Women of Grace in Chicago Teach Others: “Friends Forgive!”

Lizzie (L) and Betsey (R) work together to hone their message that “friends forgive!”

What better way to complete the Young Women of Grace: Embrace Your Femininity Study than by celebrating the gift of spiritual motherhood? The 13 young women from Christ the King parish in Chicago who took the course this year decided there was no better way to spend their last meeting together than by exercising this all-important feminine gift.

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April 16, 2018

April 16

“Faith: avoid defeatism and sterile lamenting about the religious situation of your countries, and get on with the job with effort and move … many people. Hope: God does not lose battles.”

–St. Josemaria Escriva, paraphrase reported in In Conversation with God, Volume 2, by Francis Fernandez
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