Karen Kelley

11 posts


To all the pilgrims traveling in the next couple days, my thoughts and prayers are with you. Please pray for my recovery after this long and drawn put illness and know I would ove being there with you this week. God bless.

God’s Plan For Me

Hello fellow pilgrims and visitors to these pages, I have felt so blessed to be a part of this wonderful pilgrimage and the idea of meeting in person the rest of our pilgrims and others from around the world. I have been talking about it all summer, made about 100 […]


As September rolls in, I am grateful for so many things in my life. The arrival of my grandson Wyatt, (yes, there will be pics), a trip to Bar Harbor I am making with my husband and of course WMF. I have sent out a few letters to the editor […]


We just had a miracle in our family at 1:42 this morning. My grandson was born, weighing in at 8 Lbs, 13 oz!. He was 5 days late and I have been praying the rosary every day for his safe arrival. I was home sleeping so I have only seen […]


My husband and I had the unfortunate occasion to attend a funeral this past week. Lionel was a good man who had been very ill for a very long time. I’m more than certain he was welcomed into heaven immediately upon arrival. Lionel’s family is huge. Between still living brothers […]

Rainbow shoes

My weekend

My Independence Day weekend was a very quiet one as my husband worked all weekend so I sat around and read a lot. I also crocheted more rainbow hearts and admired my tye-dyed rainbow sneakers I made for Deb and I. Here’s a photo of what they look like. I […]


Waiting seems to be my theme for this summer. Right now, I am waiting for many family and friends to gather at my house for a baby shower for my youngest daughter, Megan. Waiting for Sara and Lauren to arrive from Baltimore. Waiting for my sister and family to arrive […]

rainbow hearts

Getting ready

It’s June already and I am getting ready for our teleconference tonight. I’m hoping to get the video chat running tonight, it is hard on the phone to know who is who. I’m anxious to meet all the other pilgrims. I’ve been busy making rainbow hearts for us to share […]

Meet Karen

Hi, my name is Karen Kelley and I live in Burlington, Vermont. My husband Paul and I are active Catholics who love and support our adult children, including our daughter Sara and her spouse Lauren, who were recently married. In 2013, Sara and Lauren participated in Equally Blessed’s pilgrimage to […]