Neighborhood Learns Sign Language, Surprises Muharrem

Ordinarily, uplifting and emotion-grabbing videos are Deacon Greg's bailiwick (he has one up today, in fact that is fun and moving) but -- perhaps because my indefatigable grandparents were deaf -- this one made me smile, and yes, tear up a little, so I thought I'd share it. It's pretty lovely. Enjoy!Bored Panda has the whole story … [Read more...]

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Caritas En Route to Turkey

Being a Californian, earthquakes around the world tend to catch my attention. Today, as we pray for the souls of those impacted by a devastating magnitude 7.2 quake in eastern Turkey, it's good to know that Caritas International is already responding to the needs of those impacted. From the Caritas blog: Caritas will assess the needs of people whose homes or livelihoods have been impacted by the quake. Access to the area’s villages, where many mud-brick homes have collapsed, may be d … [Read more...]

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