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Celebrating St. Nick

By Ana Borden The fondest memory I have of grade school occurred a few decades ago on Dec. 6, St. Nicholas’ feast day. I recall my teacher announcing that they could hear St. Nick arrive and that we should put our heads down on our desk, cover our ears and eyes and be very, very […]

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Why My Son Opens Doors for Women

By Ana Borden While dating my husband, we often cooked together, recreating meals from dining experiences as well as grocery shopping together. Following the first meal we cooked together, I served his plate first. He was silent for a moment but then followed with, “I can serve myself.” I had watched the women in my […]

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Do Cellphones Go Hand in Hand with Parenting in Today’s Society?

  By Ana Borden This past week, I brought our youngest to our neighborhood library for storytime. As I sung along with him “Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes,” I realized more than half of the guardians were interacting with their phones, in lieu of their little ones. Our ever-so-patient librarian’s voice creeped higher over screams, little […]

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Why We Choose to Raise our Children in the Catholic Church

By Ana Borden There is one constant I turn to in my life in our ever changing, chaotic and imperfect world; it is my Roman Catholic faith. This foundation provides me with inner peace and happiness so much so that I consider it the most precious gift bestowed to me. My faith is a progression […]

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