Author Archives: Dennis P. McGeehan

WORDS MEAN THINGS

WORDS MEAN THINGS. How we speak of other people or issues reveal our underlying, true opinion of them unless of course, we are lying through our teeth, because our actions speak louder than our words. We take the greatest care … Continue reading

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Memorial of Saints Joachim and Anne

Today in the Catholic Church is the Memorial of Saints Joachim and Anne, the Parents of the Virgin Mary. Their names do not appear in the Bible but come from an outside source, the Gospel of James. An ancient tradition … Continue reading

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Golden Silence

When you first meet a new friend, you spend much time talking to each other. You have a lot of questions. What’s your name? Where do you live? What do you like to do? As time goes on you get … Continue reading

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Now is the Time for Saint Joseph

You don’t need to be a news junkie or a sociologist to know that families worldwide are hurting. Marriages do not last until death do us part, indeed many fail within a short three years. Only about half of the … Continue reading

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Productive Obscurity

No matter the occupation, most workers have one thing in common; they spend their workdays in obscurity.  The plumber, the trash hauler, the cable installer and the short-order cook, are rarely the subject of news headlines. To be sure when … Continue reading

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Excerpt from The Diaries of Joseph and Mary

Life at Nazareth The years have passed quickly. Jesus is a man in age and in body. His hands now look like mine, brown, calloused from the work. His arms are strong and his fingers sure as they shape wood … Continue reading

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Stories from the Early Church on the Birth of Mary

September 8th. is the day we celebrate the birth of Mary, the Mother of Jesus Christ. The readings and the gospel for that day speak appropriately of the Messiah however they also speak of what preceded Jesus’ birth and how … Continue reading

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Hateful Unions

There you sit at the head of the table, with your lovely wife of fifty-five years. Around the table are your eight children, your 12 grandchildren, and a few special friends. They are there to celebrate your anniversary. Through the … Continue reading

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Violence is the Answer

What has recently happened in Dallas is a tragedy for the families of the officers killed, a shocking event for the families of the wounded and most importantly of all, a clarion call for pure unvarnished truth to be spoken. … Continue reading

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Sitrep

Our sons have autism and other challenges. The experts wrote them off. The experts were wrong! It has been a long road. Nineteen years ago our son Kenneth was changed overnight (literally) from the sweet loving child he was into … Continue reading

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