Monthly Archives: April 2012

On Final Journeys

I have been privileged to accompany several people as they prepared to face death. All taught me important lessons about courage, about faith, about what really matters. In many ways, the finest teacher was my own mother. My father had … Continue reading

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On Atticus Finch

When I was a sophomore in high school, I read for the first time a new novel titled To Kill A Mockingbird. I was so moved by it that, as soon as I finished it, I started reading it over … Continue reading

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On St. Dismas

We Catholics are big on saints. We are named after saints. We create artwork about saints. For me, saints are extraordinary people whose journeys inspire. From St. Thomas the Doubter to St. Damien among the Lepers, saints have helped me … Continue reading

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