Mary, as the new ark of the covenant, is my favorite Old Testament type ~ designed and built for beauty inside and outside, dwelled over by God’s Shekinah glory, bearing within the visible law, manna, and priestly prop, treated with the utmost respect and joy. … Continue readingThe Ark, Lost and Found
The Feast of the Solemnity of the Blessed Mother, a Holy Day of Obligation, is celebrated on January 1. At Mass that morning, I contemplated Mary’s motherhood, as well as my own. I have gotten into the habit of asking the Blessed Mother to wrap … Continue readingThe Paradox of Motherhood
For today’s 7 Quick Takes fun and in honor of the feast day we celebrate, I thought I’d bring you a little history and a bit of trivia all about today. –1– The feast day we celebrate today, All Saints’ Day, can trace its origins … Continue reading7 Quick Takes Friday, no. 20: All Saints Facts and Trivia
Let’s have a little catechtical fun for this installment of 7 Quick Takes!! I asked the other ink slingers to help me identify 7 things that all Catholics should know and I got some great responses. I also know that this list could be much … Continue reading7 Quick Takes Friday, No. 18: Catholic Catechesis
::Pulled from the Catholic Sistas archives, this post originally featured on August 15, 2012:: Did you know today is a Holy Day of Obligation? You know what that means, right? You should be heading to Mass… …or have already attended the Vigil Mass last night … Continue readingHappy Feast Day of The Assumption!