Midge and I have been parishioners of St. James for 36 years. We were married here 40 years ago. We have three daughters: Rose Ann (Ed) Loch, Nancy (Jeff) Prange and Magi Sheehan. They attended St. James School and received excellent educations. Our grandchildren number eight. Midge is a medical technologist and is employed by Fahey Medical Center in Des Plaines. She has worked there for the past 36 years. Previous to that she worked at Holy Family Hospital in Des Plaines. I am retired from Chicago Public Schools where I worked as a Playground Teacher for 32 years. In the year 2000, I was ordained a deacon and have been serving St. James ever since.