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Lessons Mary taught at Champion

It’s been a month now since the children or grandchildren in your life have gone back to school. Whether it’s their grammar-school, primary-school, high-school, or college years, they are sitting in classrooms and receiving instruction. …

More than Mardi Gras

Whether called the Crescent City, the Big Easy, the City that Care Forgot, or simply NOLA (short for New Orleans, Louisiana), the city of New Orleans bears a mystique that goes far beyond simple southern charm. It certainly has that charm.…

Food Finds: A generation later

By Kevin T. Di Camillo Due to my last name I’m occasionally asked the following (in order of frequency): “Are you related to Kate DiCamillo?” : I am not. “Are you related to Brandon DiCamillo?” : I am not (mercifully). “Are you related to…

Mother Cabrini Shrine

Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini is one of many saints whose lives show that God often makes miracles using the weakest of instruments. Born in Lombardy, Italy, in 1850, little Francesca was such a fragile and tiny baby that she was…

New 9/11 memorial parks

In the 10 years since the terrorist attacks, communities in New York, Virginia, and Pennsylvania have raised funds and built memorial parks to honor the legacy of the nearly 3,000 people who perished when four passenger airplanes were…