The Cinema of Adoption

  To go along with National Adoption Month in the US, here is a link to my columnĀ On Faith and Media in St. Anthony Messenger magazine. Some of the movies I talk about are Secrets and Lies, Juno, Heaven on Earth, Daughter of Danang, Superman, etc.       … [Read more...]

Patrick Ferraro’s Remarkable Adoption Story

Here is an article I wrote for this month's St. Anthony Messenger about a man's search over five years and three countries to find his birth mother and the nun who helped him. Magazine publishing is so interesting: you have to turn in articles six months in advance! But here it is and I get goose bumps every time I read it - and I wrote it! The story has a B.K. rating (bring Kleenex). The photo is of Sr. Mary Joan Baldino, FSP, and Patrick Ferraro. November is National Adoption Month in the … [Read more...]