Tag: Birth mother

Modern adoption: Birth mothers stay connected to children

Modern adoption: Birth mothers stay connected to children

| November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

When Kate Gillen walks down the aisle on her wedding day next June at St. Vincent de Paul in Brooklyn Park, the son whom she placed for adoption as a college freshman will be there with a special role.

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Women honored for life-giving sacrifice

Women honored for life-giving sacrifice

| Gretchen Traylor for The Catholic Spirit | October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

My lifelong dear friend, also known as my “other brother Mark (Claesgens),” and his sister and I grew up like siblings, as our adoptive parents were close friends.

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Birth mothers retreat is July 14

Birth mothers retreat is July 14

| June 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

“I heard the Holy Spirit in my head say, ‘You have to call the archbishop,’” said Traylor, a member of St. Gerard in Brooklyn Center.

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