My heart overflows with deep gratitude for so many blessings poured forth daily! Blessings through loving family, wonderful parishioners and friends, steadfast GR Dominican Sisters, and so many others who have touched my life. During the past ten years, of special significance has been the opportunity to visit/assist with my dear mother, who now resides in a nursing home. We are incredibly fortunate to have her with us for so many years.

Many mixed emotions these days as I prepare to leave my current ministry as pastoral administrator of St. Ambrose in Delton and Our Lady of Great Oak in Lacey after 22 years. Yet we are hopeful since our loving God continually calls us forth to ever greater fullness of life. As the Quaker hymn says, “My life flows on in endless song… How can I keep from singing?”