Life Lines
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A few months back, my husband, Dennis, called me from work and said, “I have to tell you something that is going to make you cry.” He followed it immediately with assurances that nothing was … more
It's funny how we have certain expectations of life, from the biggest events to the smallest details, and … more
As I sat in my beach chair late last month, toes in the sand and eyes fixed on an endless horizon that gave me the slightest inkling of eternity, I found for the first time in a very long time that I … more
As I settled into my pew at Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago one recent Sunday morning, I gazed up at the … more
As I paddled a kayak across the crystal-clear water of an Adirondack lake on a gorgeous Friday afternoon recently, I turned … more

I recently did a search of my past Life Lines columns to find something I wrote here six years ago: “Sometimes … more

We are nearing the end of our 40-day pilgrimage through Lent, but the truth is that we are on a pilgrimage that never ends. Our entire spiritual life is pilgrimage, and while our destination (eternal … more
News of Russia’s attack on the people of Ukraine hit like a nauseating wave as news headlines scrolled by on TV the morning of the invasion. I could feel a deep sadness tinged with anxiety rising … more
Pilgrimage of NYC 2013 [Photo gallery]
PILGRIMS OF NEW YORK—Catholics carried crosses and prayed the Rosary, proudly showing their faith from one end of Manhattan to the other during the fourth annual Pilgrimage of New York March 23. more
Mary DeTurris Poust, a Catholic New York columnist, author, blogger and TV host, signs copies of her two latest books, “Cravings” and “Everyday Divine: A Catholic Guide to Active … more
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