My daughter Lara turned 18 this past week. In our family, it's tradition that Dad writes a personal letter to each of the five children on their birthday to uniquely capture our relationship
Reflections from President Mike Prato
These reflections are intended to provide readers with insight on the Gospels relevant to our school events and activities and are spiritually up-lifting.
"You will see things more clearly, different, but good." These were the words that Father Ed White, Pastor at Saint Stephen the Martyr parish and my spiritual director, offered me the last time we met in early July.
"We are placed in our different ranks and stations, not to get what we can out of them for ourselves, but to labor in them for Him."
I distinctly remember the first time my dad took me fishing when I was only about four years old.
In the fall of 1969, entering my sophomore year at JFK, I noticed a slightly older teacher wandering the halls. Thirty-nine was 'slightly old' to a 16-year old.