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.
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?”