Mike Maguire and Me: Recollections from Long Ago

mikeI heard two items of news last week that started me recollecting about events in my life when I was a young man.

The first item of news was that the members of the South Deerfield Congregational Church voted last Sunday to close the church by the end of the year. The second item of news was that peace activist Fr. Daniel Berrigan had died at the age of 94.

I will try to tell a story that connects these seemingly unrelated news items. To tell it right I have to go back a few years. Continue reading