“No babies,” he replied. The surgery must not have ended up being enough because she ended up losing her battle with cancer some time after that. I know I do not remember the timeline exactly but I do remember Fr. Kevin saying how the absolute best day of his life and the absolute worst day of his life were in strangely close proximity to one another.
So how are these two stories connected you may wonder? Today on my dedicated search to find the name of the priest who told us his emotionally touching story I found out the same priest is not only a pastor to several parishes, but he is also a chaplain at the Seton Catholic schools located in Richmond, Indiana. The schools’ colors consist of red and blue, Brady’s favorite colors and the schools’ mascot… a cardinal. It isn’t too surprising to find a school with that mascot in Indiana, where a cardinal is the official state bird but it is surprising to find out that information on this particular day; the 2-month mark since my husband’s passing.