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Best holiday commercial-Catholic Priest & Muslim Imam

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Catholic Priest and his Muslim friend shop Amazon. This might be the best commercial this holiday season. CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO.

 

GriefShare facilitator a witness to hope and healing

GriefShare facilitator Jim Buzzelli stands in the narthex of his home parish, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Carmel. He found healing and hope through the bereavement program after the death of his wife, Marcy. (Photo by Brigid Curtis Ayer)

GriefShare facilitator Jim Buzzelli stands in the narthex of his home parish, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Carmel. He found healing and hope through the bereavement program after the death of his wife, Marcy. (Photo by Brigid Curtis Ayer)

By Brigid Curtis Ayer (For The Catholic Moment)

Everyone’s Grief is Different

CARMEL — “Everyone’s grief is different,” says Jim Buzzelli, GriefShare team facilitator at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish. His involvement with bereavement groups stemmed with the death of his wife, Marcy, in February 2011.

Their 44-year marriage ended in an instant when she had a heart attack. Buzzelli said he was “a walking zombie” for six months.

“The shock was so great,” he said. “I was completely lost.

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Eight Strategies I Used to Pay Off My College Debt

 

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It’s not easy, but it’s worth it.

By: Brigid Curtis Ayer

College debt got you down? You’re not alone.

With skyrocketing tuition costs, it’s not surprising that more than forty million students nationwide have graduated with debt. CNN reported that combined student debt has climbed to a record high of $1.2 trillion. This is an 84 percent jump since the recession began in 2008. Without a proactive plan to pay back the money, the impact can derail or delay all sorts of life plans—marriage, home buying, graduate degrees, and more.

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Five Ways to Beat Stress Now

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Verily Magazine –By: Brigid Curtis Ayer

You don’t have to feel so overwhelmed.

Three school-age children in three different schools, a house to manage without a cleaning lady or a nanny, a busy freelance writing career, a traveling husband, and two active Labrador retrievers. This all adds up to a to-do list a mile long . . . HELP!

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