—Mary Kay Barket lives on Long Island with her husband Bruce and her four children.  She is a full-time mom and a part-time actuarial consultant and reinsurance underwriter in lower Manhattan. She and her children are self-proclaimed Sisters of Life “groupies.”

Glimpsing God in Down Syndrome

My eight-year-old daughter Maggie, who has Down syndrome, made her First Confession last month. And therein lies a story. It had been scheduled rather last minute. Communication with the parish during the past year has been challenging, and with vacation, etc., I lost track of...
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Thank you, Amy!

  Watching Amy Coney Barrett with her family in the Rose Garden while she was being nominated for the Supreme Court was a moving and inspiring experience for all working women—or should have been. A relatively young mother of seven children who is also a law professor,...
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Special Needs, Hidden Treasures

  I mark my calendar a year in advance for the annual Sisters of Life Gala in New York City. If you have been fortunate enough to attend, you understand why. If you haven’t had the opportunity, I encourage you to get there at least once in your life. It’s a magical evening...
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