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All Creatures Great And Small

All Creatures Great And Small

Help me to understand this, there are animal lovers who are so kind and compassionate towards little innocent creatures. These same people prevent animals from being killed. They object to experimenting on the bodies of animals for medical research. These people care...

Hiccups

Hiccups

I was in a Restaurant tonight. I saw a young woman who knew of me through CBIB and she had some mutual friends who worked with our CBIB Funerals. She came up to me and said she had been seeing CBIB on Face Book.  After our brief meeting she followed me into the...

Am I My Brothers Keeper?

Am I My Brothers Keeper?

CBIB has helped 205 babies as of 2/10/21 and with our small acts of kindness have touched hundreds of families lives. CBIB is proud to say that we make a profound impact in the Community. We provide a valuable service to those in need. It is powerful to show respect,...

Dust In The Wind

Dust In The Wind

Dust in the wind, all we are is dust in the wind. Years ago, these words from an old song played over and over in my mind as I traveled to California to my mothers funeral. My family and I boarded a rented sailboat, we said a prayer together as our Father emptied the...

The Compassionate Nurse

The Compassionate Nurse

Today CBIB got a call from one of the nurses who was seeking our assistance. The nurses we speak to are very considerate people. They are angels of mercy. They are sent by God for the poor mom's that help.  There are so many of them, but this story today is about one...

Powerful Moment Of Love

Powerful Moment Of Love

(Prepare yourself for what your going to read) In 2004, I was struggling to bury a baby that was thrown away like trash. His mother delivered him by herself secretly in a bathtub. As soon as he was born, she cut the umbilical cord with a scissors, she wrapped him in a...

Small Acts Of Kindness Has It’s Own Rewards

Small Acts Of Kindness Has It’s Own Rewards

Once I was working with a Hispanic woman who worked as a maid for a New Orleans downtown hotel. She didn't own a car and lived with her aunt. We spoke on the phone often before CBIB - Compassionate Burials for Indigent Babies had the funeral for her baby. It seems I...

Heart of God

Heart of God

Away from the madding crowd and the steady pulse of the busy city, no longer rushing, pushing, or racing. As I now relax on my country porch in silence. I am resting in front of a fans breeze in the morning air listening to the summer locust humming in the pine forest...

CBIB’s Lost and Found Baby Story

CBIB’s Lost and Found Baby Story

This a story is about a mother who lost her child and found him through CBIB.    In 2017, a young woman lost her baby in a miscarriage. In August 2020, she called me to tell me that we (CBIB-Compassionate Burials for Indigent Babies) buried her baby in 2018. Her baby...

Take Up Your Cross And Follow Me

Take Up Your Cross And Follow Me

Often CBIB is asked, "So what do you do?" Like Simon, in the scriptures, he was asked to come carry the cross. We are likewise asked to carry the cross of grieving parents. We have parents who come to us crippled from the task of such a grievous cross, to bury their...

Burying Aaron Avila

Burying Aaron Avila

A week and a half after Aaron Avila would have celebrated his 1st birthday, his family laid him to rest Wednesday (Aug. 15) in a tiny white casket at St. Patrick Cemetery No. 1 in New Orleans. "It was a beautiful service," said Lise Naccari, founder of Compassionate...

Loss Should Not Be Discounted

Loss Should Not Be Discounted

Funeral for Adriel ( means belonging to God, God is my help ) Adriel's parents called around and could not find any funeral home that would help them bury their baby who was 6-8 weeks in gestation. The mother of Adriel found out about CBIB and how we honor the life of...

Burial of Sweet Babies

Burial of Sweet Babies

Here are pictures from our CBIB October 2019 Funeral for 3 sweet little babies and for 3 families who could not afford a funeral. Really 4, I will explain. Sara, Darnell, *Prince, *King( I am writing to you just about Prince and King, Sara and Darnell have their own...

Abandoned

Abandoned

Do you not know that you are the temple of GOD, and that the spirit of God dwells in you? 1Corinthians 3:16 ... for the temple of God which you are, is Holy. Because of this, we treat each baby with reverence and respect as though we are burying our Lord Jesus Christ....

A Drawer Full Of Babies

A Drawer Full Of Babies

In 2013, I had a a Doctor at one of the Hospitals walk up to me and say, "Since you have buried several of my patients babies, can I ask you something?" I resoundingly said yes. He said, "We have a DRAWER FULL of babies here. There are about 20 of them, I think. They...

Please Sir, “Give me the broken body of Christ”

Please Sir, “Give me the broken body of Christ”

I went to mass today. As I was in line to receive the body of Christ, the woman ahead of me dropped the host. It fell to the ground. Immediately the priest picked it up and went straight away up onto the alter and put it in a Chalice.  As he came down from the alter,...

For Every Season There Is A Reason

For Every Season There Is A Reason

This was said at the funeral we had March 28, 2018 for 2 babies, one was 7 months in gestation and the other was an aborted baby. The family for the 7th month baby girl (Kirastin) was there at the funeral but no one was there for the other baby that we named Betty...

Set The Captives Free

Set The Captives Free

This week a woman called me, whom I didn't know. She proceeded to tell me of her abortion. My heart sank. She explained her pain and suffering of her loss that she experienced which was destroying her life. Then she told me of how she came to God and she told God how...

The Forgotten Souls

The Forgotten Souls

There are a great many people who have been forgotten. I am talking about the Holy innocence. Children lost in miscarriage or abortion. Who are they? Our sons and daughters. Many were never buried, like mine. I lost a baby to miscarriage and didn't think of burial. I...

Everyone Is Someone Precious

Everyone Is Someone Precious

We got a call to bury a baby today, Jan. 16, 2018. The mother (unnamed), of the baby did not know she was pregnant and went to the Hospital. She was 39 weeks pregnant and delivered a 7 pound (white) baby girl, stillborn. The mother said, "I don't want it." And said,...

The Divine Commission

The Divine Commission

In Sept 2002, late one evening, I was up alone watching TV. There was an EWTN Show with Fr. Frank Provone, the pro life priest. He showed how human fetus' body parts were being sold. He told of how much each body part was sold for. There were people actually making...

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