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A Life Of Faith And Perserverence

On this day in 1821, Elizabeth Ann Seton died.   St. Elizabeth Ann Seton was born on Aug 28, 1774 in New York City.  She was introduced to Catholicism in Italy after her husband died. Following her conversion, she founded … Continue reading

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A Series Of Firsts

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, the first American born saint cannonized by the Catholic Church was born on this date in 1774. Establishing the first Catholic school for girls in the nation, at Emmitsburg, MD,  Mother Seton then went on to be … Continue reading

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Welcome Footsteps

“Not more welcome are the sunbeams at my window than your well-known footstep at my door” Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

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Little Things Are Important

Below is a link to a recent article by one of my college biology professors. Dr. Bill Meredith was interesting then and is still interesting now. When I read the story, I can still hear his voice, even after the … Continue reading

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Saturday Evening Wrap Up

A few quick comments….. Thank you to Morguie and CJ for re-blogging my article, “No Excuse And Fewer Options”. They drove a plethora of readers to my blog which resulted in lots of comments and new followers. Thank you both … Continue reading

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Mother Seton

If alive, the first American born Saint in the Roman Catholic tradition would be 239 years old today. She is my Patron Saint, meaning I have a special devotion to her. Here is a post that I published two years … Continue reading

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Dr. Bill

I am a fan of Emmitsburg, MD. If you do not believe me, type in “Emmitsburg” in the search box in the upper, right hand corner of this page. I spent four years there at Mt. St. Mary’s College….1978-1982. I … Continue reading

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Thirty Years

This is Alumni Weekend at my college, Mt. St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, MD. This is a special weekend for my class as it marks the 30th anniversary of our being dispatched from Mary’s Mountain with diploma in hand. I … Continue reading

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Believe It Or Not

After thirty six years in emergency services, I have finally retired…hung it up…answered my last emergency call…finished. Hard to believe, but yesterday, I turned in my resignation at ADPS. Fighting fires is a young man’s job and my body has … Continue reading

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