Paul loved your article!
I too was a Catholic school brat that got the cold shoulder from everyone. I grew and went to seminar for a few you then I met my. Soulmate. We are 70 years old now. My health is going south and when I tell doctors or nurses I am going to a better place it hurts her deeply. We have been thru several Via De Christi ( Walk of Christ) weekends together. I don’t know whereGod is leading us. I can only pray to be ready. I have taught Centering Prayer ( amodernversion of Contempletive Prayer as practiced by the Fathers of the church. (I prayed with some ladies of the Lutheran Church.) all methods are wonderful as they all lead to the same place — the loving arms off God