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Inspiration from St. John XXIII

The feast day of St. John XXIII is Oct. 11. Born Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli, he served as pope from Oct. 28, 1958 until his death on June 3, 1963. Pope Francis canonized John XXIII on April 27, 2014. St. John XXIII (1881–1963) began the…

Ask for a rose …

Sixteen years ago my wife was pregnant with our second child. From several ultrasounds, we knew that our child was a boy and that he had hydrocephalus. Our doctor surmised that his condition would not be severe, but there was no way to know…

Eyewitness news

When I was growing up, one of the local television news channels had the upbeat brand “Eyewitness News.” They prided themselves on being on location as news events unfolded, providing sharp analysis and snappy interviews with those who had…