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Services Cancelled to May 3

With the unprecedented challenge of controlling the COVID-19 virus, the State is closing schools, nursing homes have cancelled visitors, businesses have required their employees to work from home and any unnecessary outside activities are cancelled, We are following the nation;’s suggestion of social distancing and cancelling our services to May 3rd. Yes, that means Easter…

Our Lady Help of Christians by BD

The city sleeps in the early darkness winter’s promise blows through the birch as I gaze at a photo of a forgotten place a grand cathedral of a church I got to wonder what has happened to the souls of those who live who work, who have families, who love those who take from those…

Jen and The Perfect Match (Part 2) by BD

Five knocks upon her kitchen door “Who is it,” she asked. Thinking one more dumb thing “It’s me, Kenny. Your paperboy. I have to tell you something” She opened the door and he stood there not on his brightest behavior “I need to tell you something, important and maybe ask you a favor” “The doctor…

Jen and The Perfect Match (Part1) by BD

en McMorrow sat at her 3rd floor flat kitchen table her head hung heavy over a warm glass of soda she glanced out the window and the kids playing below then looked at the shelf at her deceased mother’s photo “Dear Ma I know it’s been 15 years since you have passed. And I miss…

Family Tree by BD

It seems when we’re young we don’t care leaving the elders alone 2nd, 3rd and 4th cousins when is it time to go home Now the sleep in beds on a hill along with many others uncles, cousins and in-laws husbands, children and mothers But it’s too late to ask where or how I got…

Things Needed To Be Done by BD

A Portuguese immigrant from New Bedford with a dream, a vision and financiers of some William Wood placed his investment here and man, things needed to be done Miles of bricks laid upon the banks overlooking the Merrimack River Irish, Polish, German and Italian workers for three cold winters, they would shiver They, themselves, could…

Sacred by BD

It seems those days are nearly over empty seats in every church while others blame others for the loss they continue on their spiritual search I walked around a city park one day and noticed 7 church steeples around and asked myself, “what happened”? I used to hear the bells sound Calling families and folks…