August has slipped away and September’s arrival had us all turning to pumpkin spice, bouquets of freshly sharpened pencils, and ofRead more »
I’m not quite sure when I officially began calling my eccentric Catholic behavior a “ministry of lost things.”
I’m not even completely sureRead more »
We are living in dark, perilous times – no darker and no more perilous than the times preceding today’s society. However, asRead more »
Then Jesus said to his disciples,
“Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself,
take up his cross, and follow me.
For whoeverRead more »
The feast day of the Archangels, or more commonly known as Michaelmas, is September 29. The archangels Gabriel, Raphael, and Michael allRead more »
The original rendition of Our Lady of the Lilies is the first thing I see when I enter my home.
By now, you’ve probably noticed thatRead more »
I have a love/hate relationship with social media.
I have given up on most platforms.
Twitter seems like a savage wasteland to me.
PeopleRead more »
Everyone has their own story from 9/11/2001. When my husband called me on the phone from work, I turned on the television and watched theRead more »
Being Christian is tough at times. Being Catholic? Even harder most times!
Sometimes, as Catholics, it can be difficult to explain ourRead more »
Sometimes I wonder what the world would look like if no one prayed. And then, I thank God for all those who believe in the power of prayerRead more »
Disclaimer: This blog post contains spoilers. Also, Dunkirk contains violence and intense situations. I cried for half of theRead more »
Recently a dear priest gave a homily on St. Elizabeth of Portugal. She was the great-granddaughter of St. Elizabeth of Hungary. Like theRead more »
I’m a “Special Needs Mom”.
That sounds really weird to me. For a couple reasons really, but mainly because I sometimes wonder if IRead more »
“Make sure you take time to connect with the people you’re working for,” our parish priest advised us as we prepared to depart forRead more »
I grew up in a Catholic family but never heard of the Angelus prayer until well into adulthood. Even after hearing it mentioned in passingRead more »
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