Let’s see: attending the ordination of a deacon classmate to the priesthood… in Wyoming. Tom’s 15th attendance at the priest/deacon/seminarian retreat at Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio. Grandchildren in Missouri and Indiana we haven’t seen in almost two years. Oh, and Dee’s siblings in Pennsylvania.
Yes – we think it’s time for a DEPARTURE… and we’ll be departing from our regular podcasting efforts. Slowing down and smelling roses… We’ll miss some of the great guests and e-friends we’ve made over the years. 477 podcasts of Catholic Vitamins. 125 co-broadcasts on our local Catholic Radio Station (KPIH 98.9 in Payson, AZ). So many people who shared their conversions… their ministry… their music…. their hearts. As Dee said ‘It’s been a great ride.’ This was a closing (or slowdown) episode with emphasis on the word JOY… We hope it conveys.
We have ~400 guests to thank and to pray for… we have many listeners to pray for and thank for dialing us in from time to time… We also thank those who sent us bon-voyage wishes… Candy Bridges (of Christian Gifts and Home Decor fame), Pat Gohn (from the Among Women Podcast), Sarah Reinhard (from Snoring Scholar dot com), Dawn Marie Roeder (author and website: It Doesn’t End Here), Marianna Bartholomew (of Shalom World, voice-over talent, supporter of struggling priest missionaries in India, and so many more pursuits), Margo B. Smith (sweet singing voice and music composer) and others. Prayers and BLESSINGS for you all.
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Deacon Tom and Dee