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“In old age they will still bear fruit”

“In old age they will still bear fruit” (Ps 92:15). These words of the Psalmist we can proclaim on this second World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly.  Many people are afraid of old age. The elderly, they think, should be set apart, lest we have to deal with their problems. This is the mindset of […]

Don’t Leave

For age is opportunity no less Than youth itself, though in another dress And as the evening twilight fades away The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. It was May 2016, and my husband and I were planning to be in Baltimore to celebrate the graduation of our granddaughter from […]

Friday 10 June

Acts 25:13-21, Ps.103, John 21:15-19 Old Age We are not all called to be martyrs, but Jesus’ words to Peter apply to almost everyone. If I live long enough I too will not be able to go where I like, to do what I like. Infirmities, physical or mental, will increasingly bind me. This is […]