St. Maria Goretti is known for her uniqueness as she is the youngest canonized saint in the Church. She died tragically on July 6, 1902, at the age of eleven. Born on 16th October 1890 in Corinaldo, in the Ancona Province in the Kingdom of Italy to parents Luigi Goretti and Assunta Carlini, Maria was … Continue reading St. Maria Goretti – In forgiveness was her uniqueness
We were the only family with children in the restaurant. I sat Erik in a high chair and noticed everyone was quietly eating and talking. Suddenly, Erik squealed with glee and said, “Hi there.” He pounded his fat baby hands on the high chair tray. His eyes were crinkled in laughter and his mouth was … Continue reading Unless You Change And Become Like Little Children
There was once a man who was ship-wrecked and stranded on an island. Every day he prayed asking God to send someone to rescue him, but to his disappointment, no one ever came. Months passed and this man learned how to survive on the island. During this time, he accumulated things from the island and stored … Continue reading God, How Could You Do This To Me!
They walked in tandem, each of the ninety-three students filing into the already crowded auditorium. With rich maroon gowns flowing and the traditional caps, they looked almost as grown up as they felt. Dads swallowed hard behind broad smiles, and moms freely brushed away tears. This class would not pray during the commencements; not by … Continue reading “God Bless You” Speech – A True Story