God Is Love, I Know It

I stared at the large crucifix hanging on the wall behind the alter, focusing on my breathing, doing my Zen best to be in the present moment. I knew every little nuance of the large plaster corpus of Christ (it must have been 7 feet tall), his eyes open, the crown of thorns, nails in hands  Read more

December 26, 2017 in Blog Post by Patrick O'Connor

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“Ken Was Dying, But He Was Reborn”

In the summer of 2011, I wrote a series of blogs on the death of my friend, Ken Bovey in 1991.  It has taken two years for Ken’s mother, Nancy, to respond, but she has – and beautifully!   Enjoy her comments and follow the links at the bottom of this page, to read the  Read more

February 23, 2013 in Blog Post by Patrick O'Connor

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In the Land of Tears, Do Not Touch

I’m sitting in a men’s circle in Brisbane, Australia.  Across from me is a man talking about how his father abandoned him, his mother, and his sisters when he was 13 years old.   He stares without blinking at a singular spot on the tiled floor in front of him; his words thick with a  Read more

February 16, 2013 in Blog Post by Patrick O'Connor

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Ken Bovey: Final thoughts

June 13th, 2011 was the 20th anniversary of the death of a friend of mine, Ken Bovey.   Ken died at the age of 32 from scleroderma, a rare auto-immune disease.  This is the story of the last 10 months of Ken’s life.  It is a story of how one man prepared for his own death.  Read more

September 8, 2011 in Blog Post, Uncategorized by Patrick O'Connor

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Ken Bovey Part 9: Montreal

June 13th, 2011 was the 20th anniversary of the death of a friend of mine, Ken Bovey.   Ken died at the age of 32 from scleroderma, a rare auto-immune disease.  This is the story of the last 10 months of Ken’s life.  It is a story of how one man prepared for his own death.  Read more

August 19, 2011 in Blog Post, Uncategorized by Patrick O'Connor

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Ken Bovey: Part 8 “Go In Peace”

June 13th, 2011 was the 20th anniversary of the death of a friend of mine, Ken Bovey.   Ken died at the age of 32 from scleroderma, a rare auto-immune disease.  This is the story of the last 10 months of Ken’s life.  It is a story of how one man prepared for his own death.  Read more

August 12, 2011 in Blog Post, Uncategorized by Patrick O'Connor

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Ken Bovey: Part 7 Saying Good-bye

June 13th, 2011 was the 20th anniversary of the death of a friend of mine, Ken Bovey.   Ken died at the age of 32 from scleroderma, a rare auto-immune disease.  This is the story of the last 10 months of Ken’s life.  It is a story of how one man prepared for his own death.  Read more

August 7, 2011 in Blog Post, Uncategorized by Patrick O'Connor

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Ken Bovey Part 6, The Beginning of the End

June 13th, 2011 was the 20th anniversary of the death of a friend of mine, Ken Bovey.   Ken died at the age of 32 from scleroderma, a rare auto-immune disease.  This is the story of the last 10 months of Ken’s life.  It is a story of how one man prepared for his own death.  Read more

August 4, 2011 in Blog Post, Uncategorized by Patrick O'Connor

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Ken Bovey: Part 5, the slow slide down

June 13th, 2011 was the 20th anniversary of the death of a friend of mine, Ken Bovey.   Ken died at the age of 32 from scleroderma, a rare auto-immune disease.  This is the story of the last 10 months of Ken’s life.  It is a story of how one man prepared for his own death.  Read more

August 2, 2011 in Blog Post, Uncategorized by Patrick O'Connor

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Ken Bovey Part 3, Medjugorje

June 13th, 2011 was the 20th anniversary of the death of a friend of mine, Ken Bovey.   Ken died at the age of 32 from scleroderma, a rare auto-immune disease.  This is the story of the last 10 months of Ken’s life.  It is a story of how one man prepared for his own death.  Read more

July 16, 2011 in Blog Post, Uncategorized by Patrick O'Connor

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