Ordinary People

By: Sandra L. Churchill At the beginning of November, Catholics celebrate All Saints Day, a holy day that honors ordinary people who did extra-ordinary things—heroes of faith. Sharing some “highlights” of some famous and some lesser-known saints with my CCD class, I was inspired by the acts of seemingly “ordinary” people. Some overcame illness and … More Ordinary People

Boston Marathon

By: Sheila Gaudet I am not a marathoner.  These days, I’m not even a runner.  Several years ago I walked a half marathon for charity and that is the extent of my long distance career.  However, I spent middle school, high school, and college on track teams and loved the concept of distance running, if … More Boston Marathon

Community Service

By: Sheila Gaudet Years of experience working for non-profit organizations have given my boys a lot of early exposure to community service projects.  For years, they have accompanied me to special events, stuffed mailers, marched in parades, assisted at programs supporting those affected by natural disasters and delivered food baskets.   When children are younger, community … More Community Service