We often hear statistics about persons who face huge odds because of mental health issues and/or criminal records. Your stories of real people in "More than Housing" (Feb. 10-16) clearly demonstrates that caring, supportive housing can offer a new beginning for many who are rarely welcomed into or able to handle "regular" housing.
I noticed in the last two editions of the Review you did not have an events calendar. I looked forward to the events calendar because it showed where the different parishes activities were (like) fish fries, book fairs, performances, special services, etc. I would appreciate if the Review would continue to have an events calendar column.
When I practiced law, many people asked me about my favorite kind of case.
The answer was easy -- adoptions. Part of my job was to make sure a proposed adoption would serve the child's best interests. I always asked the "parents-to-be" why they wanted to adopt a particular child, and their answers always brought tears to my eyes: "Because I love her," or "I always dreamed of having a child like him."