Mary Sanchez

March 1, 2014 12:47 PM

Bishop Raymond Boland finishes immigrant experience with journey home

News that Kansas City Bishop Emeritus Raymond J. Boland had returned to native Ireland for hospice care prompted a search for a letter from 1997. The idea of Bishop Boland returning to Ireland added a joyful layer to the otherwise sad news of his declining health. Because in that short note, he had shared a kinship with my father’s immigrant experience.

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