By Patrick T. Reardon
The baby crawled along the carpet in an open area in the back of church. She was dressed in a celebration of white and red horizontal stripes, and she was happy.
She was delighted at her newfound ability to get from here to there. She smiled and giggled.
A few steps away was Ann, who was dying……
My story in the July 5, 2013 edition of National Catholic Reporter.