The Dog Days of Summer

August is known for the “dog days of Summer.” There is great misperception about these days. Some think that is so hot that the dogs can only laze around. Actually, they are called the dog days of summer due to an ancient Greek belief about the brightest star in the...

A Long-Awaited Answer to Prayers

July brings the enormous celebration of our Independence! It is the midpoint of the year and it is the chosen month for vacations. This July brings with it a long-awaited answer to the prayers that many of us have been saying since July 22, 1973. There has been such...

St. Joseph, the Epitome of Human Love

Two of the required ingredients to a happy earthly life are: love and forgiveness.June is the perfect month to consider this. June 3rd is “love conquers all” day and June 21st is Father’s Day. There are many other things to celebrate in this 30-day month. What I think...

May is Mary’s Month

May…the month of Mary! Mary, the mother of God!God chose a young, chaste woman and sent an angel to ask her to carry His son and she said YES! With that “yes” she elevated motherhood to the highest level. Not one of us would be here without our own...

St. Gianna Beretta Molla

April is such a beautiful month! Spring makes a definite entrance during this month; filled with all of the wondrous hopes for the celebrations of new life. April is often the month in which we celebrate Easter. . .God’s promise of everlasting life! It is fitting that...

Natural Solutions

 April is glorious with stunning buds and blooms of the trees and flowers of Spring.  Even the smaller animals who hibernate come out in April to behold all the splendor!  April is also the best month to look to the skies for the beautiful skies and meteor showers!...

A New Chapter

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world” is a quote from Anne Frank. This from a girl of about 13 years old, being held in a concentration camp during World War II. Most of us, in much better circumstances, can...

It is Indeed a Wonderful Life!

Here we are already in the second month of 2022! Impossible!! It brings back memories of my high school friends and I wondering if we would be alive at the turn of the Century (2000!) Just thinking about it brings so clearly to my mind, my most favorite movie of...

And God Said: “Onward!”

2021 is done. We naturally look back to remember and wonder.  As a world, we embraced 2021 with great hope and expectation. We at the St. Gianna Center did likewise. We were anticipating the possibility of establishing a collegial relationship with a local hospital. ...

A Trip Down Memory Lane

It seems all that all we have to hear is, “It’s December,” and we at once embark on a trip down memory lane and most often to our childhood. One of my favorite memories dates back to when I was about 4 years old. My Dad always took us to Sunday Mass and we were just...

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