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The Two Words Every Mom Dreads in the Summer

Before the dread, let’s talk about the joy. Yesterday, we finished school. Sayonara 7th, 4th, 3rd and 1st grade. Hello 8th, 5th, 4th, 2nd and pre-k. Yes, that just happened. Somehow I just became the mom of a final-year middle schooler, a budding tween, a sassy elementary gal, a first communicant, a pre-ker and a…

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A Beloved Priest’s Ordination to Bishop

I don’t always sit through a three-hour Mass, but when I do I make sure to get a selfie with the Bishop who celebrated it. Yes, this family of 7.5 survived a three-hour ordination and installation Mass of a Bishop and lived to tell the tale. Here’s our story. We weren’t really sure what to…

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Fa-la-la-la-la Before It’s Too Late

Rather than bore you with a bazillion posts about our Christmas break, I’ll give it to you in short snippets with some fun photos. Our holiday break was just what I hoped it would be – intentional, laid-back, joyful and lovely. I believe there is only one explanation. I decided to let God manage the…

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Dominican Sister Love

You’ve heard me rave about the Ann Arbor Dominicans we have here in our Diocese.  We love them and cherish their influence on our children.  Before we knew them, though, we were introduced to an equally fine bunch of Dominicans from Nashville. Back in 2000, Scott and I emceed a teen retreat for 700 at…

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What a weekend!

I don’t know about you, but we had a really wonderful weekend doing all sorts of things and a little bit of nothing.  It was quite nice. I will say, 0600 came mighty early this morning as we tried to get going for our last week of school.  Come on Friday!! Our sweet, sweet babysitter…

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