When internationally known Catholic author and speaker Allen R. Hunt set out to write his new book, “Dreams for Your Grandchild,” he took to heart what Pope Francis has said on the subject.
“How important grandparents are for family life, for passing on the human and religious heritage, which is so essential for each and every society” the Pope had proclaimed in a speech on Grandparents Day in Brazil during World Youth Day there early in his pontificate.
DELTA, British Columbia – A few years ago, Deacon Dileep Athaide could never have guessed he’d become a frequent visitor on the immense coal and container ships dotting the horizon in Delta and Vancouver.
Yet nearly every day, he finds himself donning a hard hat, reflective vest and steel-toed boots, chatting with security guards who recognize his white collar and climbing high ladders into cargo ships as a chaplain to seafarers.
COCONUT CREEK, Fla. – With a large aging population of Catholics in many areas of the country will come an array of age-related vision complications that invariably hinder full participation in the liturgy and in spiritual life.
According to the most recent New Jersey Elder Economic Security Index, 8 percent of New Jersey’s older adults live at or below the federal poverty level. Social Security is the only source of income for 30 percent of older adults in New Jersey. More ... Friday, November 30, 2018