For children aged 2-102
Hope in the tough times
Meaning in everyday living
video, called “No One Cries the Wrong Way,” provides a loving look at where God is to be found when we bury a loved one or suffer some other kind of loss. Since Big Al and Fr. Joe both share a special love for people who are hurting, it was natural that they would work on this project together. They have been friends ever since.
A few things to know about Big Al:
Favorite snack: Popcorn and soda
Sports team he cheers most for: St. Louis Baseball Cardinals
Favorite color: Blue
Best friend: Fr. Joe
Most annoying friend: Fr. Joe
Most often used word: “Cool”
What he wants to be when he grows up: This changes pretty often
Food he likes least: Lima beans
Favorite sport to play: Soccer
Best advice: “Stay loving”
Big Al is real. That means that he is far from perfect, though he has a truly loving heart deep down.
Like all of us, sometimes Big Al struggles to be loving and true. Other times, Big Al inspires us beautifully by how he lives and by the decisions he makes.
Fr. Joe and Big Al first met several years ago when they were invited to work together on a special video project. The
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