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  • Retreat!

    No, I’m not talking about running away from an enemy, but running away from this busy demanding world we live in. And where did we run to? The St.  Scholastica Priory and St.  Mary Monastery in Petersham, MA. Kathy and I did our personal retreat on Sunday and Monday and... Read more →

  • Y.N.I.A. St Gabriel Upton 2017

    Y.N.I.A. St Gabriel Upton 2017   Part Two of our Young Neighbors in Action experience was with a group of very hard workers from Saint Gabriel’s Parish, Upton MA. They arrived on Monday July 17, 2017 full of enthusiasm and with bright shiny faces.  They left us on Friday full... Read more →

  • YNIA – Young Neighbors In Action St. Katharine Drexel Parish ~ Kaukauna, WI

    YNIA – Young Neighbors In Action St. Katharine Drexel Parish ~ Kaukauna, WI   When I first learned that we were going to a thrift store called the Little Store, I expected just that “A Little Store”. What I encountered when I got there was so, so much more than... Read more →

  • Y.N.I.A. Wisconsin July 2017   I really can’t remember just how many years it’s been since we first started hosting Young Neighbors in Action groups at the Little Store. It’s about 15 years. During that time Kathy and I have been constantly surprised and well pleased with the amount and... Read more →

  • Respect Life

    Respecting Life By Ken Hannaford-Ricardi, Urban Missionary Jacob died too soon. He didn’t know it – no one did – but he was already on life support when he left Afghanistan that final time. Over the ensuing ten years, he received innumerable transfusions of camaraderie, comfort, and support from fellow... Read more →

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