Category: Personal Musings

Saluti da Benevento!

There is something of a personal connection to San Gennaro. He was bishop of Benevento in Campania during Diocletian’s persecutions in the year 305. One...

Fire for a World Grown Cold

Never underestimate the effect of an image on the memory and imagination of a child. The image of the stigmata of Saint Francis of Assisi...

A Special Day for Little Mary

Call me a foolish old uncle, but I just can’t help it! This is our little Mary. Before Mary’s birth on March 17, 2005, my...

Speaking of Maria Bambina . . .

This is my very own Maria Bambina, my one–year old niece Mary Elizabeth Kirby. Little Mary is climbing into the bird seed barrel while her...