Trouble

On the first day of school I had a run-in with one of my fifth graders. I thought, “Oh, Tony is going to be trouble.” And he was. By the end of September I was at my wits end. Collapsing into a teachers’ lounge chair I sighed, “Somebody tell me…

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Our new home

Today I attended the dedication of the new church in the parish where I had ministered for seven years. It was great to see so many people with whom I had worked over those years at such an exciting celebration. The church was packed. There was an excitement that was…

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