Stories I Told in Russia – Part 2 by Fr. David May

Posted April 16, 2018 9:02 pm by Madonna House

Stories I Told in Russia – Part 2 by Fr. David May

A recent trip to Russia has inspired me to recount some stories of my encounters with a Russian immigrant to Canada, Catherine Doherty (a.k.a. “B”), foundress of Madonna House.
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One evening—I think it was around 1973—we had a special treat for supper: homemade pizza! Each table in the dining room received a large metal tray of it, hot from the oven. I decided to sit at Catherine’s table for the occasion.
She played the gracious hostess for the five of us sitting with her, cutting each of us a good-sized piece, and saying to me, “I bet you like pizza, don’t you?”
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