Karen Doyle YMG Men’s Conference

Karen Doyle YMG Men’s Conference



We were coming to join you up here this morning.  It is as Justin said I’m the mother of 3 young children and the kids were all in the back.  I was going to come up on my own and my 4 year old she’s like, “I want to come to the Men’s Conference.”  And in the back of the car she goes, “That’s not fair.  When will I be old enough to come and hang out with the men?”  Jonathan and I were like: ” Not for a long time, darling.”  But anyway, that was very cute.  They wanted to come up.  So I think they’re going to join us at the end.  I’m going with my husband joined you for mass this morning in whack woe.  You saw that.  It’s a little bit scary.  If you know, two troubled tots is due first conference.  But, it’s a pleasure to be here.  Why don’t you turn to the person on your left and say, “Aren’t you ready…”  Turn to the person to your right and say, “To understand the heart of a woman?”  Yes, that’s a little bit off chart.  I don’t know if that is an indication that you don’t actually think it’s possible to understand the heart of a woman.  Things like that we’re all cut out for me this morning. (more…)

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