Category Archives: charity

A Moment of Silence

My first experience with Political Correctness (PC) was as a middle school student in the early 1960’s. One morning in home room when we rose from our seats for prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance, we were instead asked to … Continue reading

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CCC: Comprehensive, Cohesive, Certain

In considering the following sets of initials, GPS and CCC, I dare say that most Catholics can recognize and expand more on the first set than on the second. Each set has one thing in common; both guide us to a desired destination. GPS … Continue reading

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The Come-Back

A come-back is defined as a return. Set during the Great Depression, the film “Seabiscuit” is a tale of three lost men–Johnny “Red” Pollard, a young man whose spirit has been broken; Charles Howard, a millionaire who lost everything; and Tom … Continue reading

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A Humbling Honor

Patty Sullo Macari, Alan Malizia & Justine Metz’84 ( Not pictured: assistant coach Craig Pucci) Al Malizia FCIAC HALL of Fame Class of 2017…   Al Malizia, former Stamford High School Math Teacher, author,  and 1967 SCHS graduate,  is a … Continue reading

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How Important is any one of us?

“…but the very hairs of your head are all numbered.” – Matthew 10:30 As I gaze out my window on a pleasant spring-like day, I find myself focused on our lawn. Not on the entire lawn, but on a particular blade … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday: The Empty Tomb

“Pilate said to them, “The guard is yours; go secure it as best you can.” So they went and secured the tomb by fixing a seal to the stone and setting the guard. – Matthew 27: 65-66 “The king lay … Continue reading

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Humility to Humor to True Humanness

“It is the test of a good religion whether you can joke about it.” – G.K. Chesterton Humor is a grace from God that makes the unapproachable approachable. All classes, races, political partisans and religious sects can have one thing in common; a … Continue reading

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