A Helping Hand

Whenever we go to confession, we usually only confess the sins that we’ve committed. Yet, how many times do we confess our sins of omission? How many times have we seen others in need of assistance (say, a person who cannot reach an item on the top shelf at the grocery store, or a driver needing to get...

Rampant Road Rage

The other day I witnessed a disturbing scene while driving toward a 4-way intersection. An oncoming, middle-aged driver had just driven through the intersection when a car to his right started to turn right into him, just barely avoiding a collision. As I drove upon the scene, the older driver had stopped...

When It’s Time to Surrender

Twelve years ago I had my very first surgery to repair a hernia. Thinking I can handle just about anything, I was positive that I would just spring right back into action. But that didn’t happen. About a week following my surgery a friend of mine called me to check up on me. As I started telling him how...

A New Era

I’m dedicating today’s blog to my beautiful daughter, Monica. Because of her 8th grade graduation yesterday, today is the beginning of a new era for me. After having four children attending St. Dominic Elementary School for 18 consecutive years—the same school that I also attended for seven years—I...

Oh, Brother!

Meet my newest brother! We look so much alike, don’t we?  Father Vinay, Mom, Dad & Sammy Father Vinayak Jadav, from Ahmadabad, Gujarat, India, came to Cincinnati first in 2006 when he worked as an intern here at Franciscan Media. My mom (my predecessor in my current role as editorial assistant) took...

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