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Monitor Senior Living Special Supplement
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There are as many ways for seniors to share the faith as there are men and women among us. For some, rearing a new generation of believers is paramount,.... More ...
Thursday, May 16, 2019

Neptune artist on quest to capture the meaning of the Gospels in paint

Something beautiful for God.

That was what Janet Madigan wanted to create when she embarked on a project in 2016 to capture the visual impact of the three cycles of Sunday Gospel readings Catholics listen to weekly at Mass.

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Friday, May 17, 2019
Hidden power of Catholic grandparents revealed in book by bestselling author

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.

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Thursday, May 16, 2019
Becoming a seafarers' chaplain was not exactly his retirement plan

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.

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Thursday, May 16, 2019
Tennessee deacon uses ride-hailing job to plant seeds of faith
NASHVILLE, Tenn. • Vice president of human resources, real estate agent and hospital chaplain are all part of Deacon Paul Brancheau’s resume. More ...
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Audio, large-print resources can help elderly parishioners

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.

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Friday, November 30, 2018
Senior parents discuss continuous caring for special-needs children

Barbara Malanak is fond of pointing out that everyone walks a different path in life.

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Friday, November 30, 2018
State programs can help low-income seniors save money
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
Older Catholics reflect on childhood and the family, neighborhood traditions that helped form their faith
Not long before my mom went to live in an assisted living facility, she was sitting at her kitchen table reminiscing about her childhood More ...
Friday, November 30, 2018



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