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Happy Catholic New Year!

The season of Advent began this weekend.  At our Masses we noticed the colors on the altar and on our priests were changed to purple.  WeRead more »

#FishFriday – It’s Not Just for Lent

If you’ve heard the buzz lately, you know that the bishops plan to readdress and reemphasize that the faithful abstain from meat onRead more »

Saints Remind Us to Choose Joy

The first All Saints Day I celebrated was also my most memorable: I gave birth to our firstborn child, Honor. It had been a harrowing,Read more »

Of Ghosts, Goblins, and Birthdays

    By Mary M. My birthday is on Halloween, and it hurts a little when Christian families, some of them friends of mine,Read more »

The Seven Sorrows of Mary, our Mother

If we are temples of the Holy Ghost; if we are made members of the Body of Seven Sorrows of Mary, Our Lady of Quito found at Nunc Coepi,Read more »

The Visitation

Tomorrow is an optional memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and next Wednesday is the feast day of St. Benedict. To honor both theseRead more »

Where Are You Christmas?

Don’t worry, you read your calendar right.  It is only June and you have not suddenly awoken to find that you missed out on the last sixRead more »

Summer Bucket List: Catholic Edition

I’m a list gal, and when I saw “The Bucket List” a few years back, the idea proposed in the film resonated with me. TheRead more »

“Waiting… I hate waiting.”

Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat [or drink], or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life moreRead more »

Ten Minutes Alone with a Gallon of Hershey’s Syrup

It has taken many unpleasant experiences in my life, but, after several decades, a disturbing pattern has emerged.  I am a control freak. Read more »

Reflections on a “Good” Day

He said to them, “Come away by yourselves to a deserted place and rest a while.” Mark 6:31 Our day started like many others: late night atRead more »

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