Roma Downey Wants Us All to Remember the Lonely at Christmastime

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From the email inbox, a message from Irish actress/producer Roma Downey:

Hello:

I found this online and I was moved by it.
I think it’s good to be reminded of how lonely the holidays can be for some people. This little 2 min video encourages us to reach out lovingly to include those around us this holiday season.
Have a great weekend.
love and light
Roma  xox
Downey found it at the Website of The Irish Times, but here’s the YouTube version:

P.S.: As you’re making your holiday plans, remember the “orphans” around you — single people far from their families, or people who don’t have family. Perhaps you could find a place at your table for them this Thanksgiving and/or Christmas. No feeling is worse than being alone when you don’t want to be, as the world celebrates around you.

And you never know, you just might save a life or a soul.

Image: @RealRomaDowney

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A native of the Adirondacks and Saratoga Springs in northern New York State, journalist and fiction writer Kate O'Hare now lives in Los Angeles, where she's on a neverending quest to find a parish in the L.A. Archdiocese with orthodox preaching, excellent traditional music and parking.

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