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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 »

Get Thee to Mass Tomorrow! All Saints’ Is A Holy Day of Obligation

::This post was first featured on October 31, 2011:: A recent discussion in our group uncovered that one member’s church hadRead more »

Splendid Sundays : The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ  You can find today’s readings here. 1st Reading: Exodus 24:3-8 Psalm: PsalmRead more »

Solemnity of the Ascension

Seventh Sunday of Easter Solemnity of the Ascension You can find today’s readings here. Ascension of Christ by Garofalo, 1520. HappyRead more »

Mercy, Mercy, Mercy!

In scripture, the theme of God’s mercy is strong.  In fact, Psalm 136 tells us that “God’s mercy endures forever”Read more »

EGG-straordinary Lenten Rosary Project for your Family

I’ve been reflecting on Lent for the past week and how I am going to observe this time of penance, alms giving, and prayer. MyRead more »

“The Gentiles shall walk in Thy light, and kings in the brightness of Thy rising.”

Have you ever heard the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas”?  In it, the gifts get more extravagant as the days of Christmas wear on,Read more »

My Soul Proclaims the Greatness of the Lord

And my spirit rejoices in God my Savior.  Today, we celebrate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception.  Based in both Sacred Scripture andRead more »

No MisConception, Here!

Imagine for a moment that you could choose your mother. Unrestricted by time, out of all the women in the world, you can handpick the womanRead more »

Why We Love All These Saints

STOP! We know today is a Holy Day of Obligation, yes? Do not pass go, do not collect $200, get thee to Mass! Okay, moving on. Happy happyRead more »

Get thee to Mass tomorrow! All Saint’s is a Holy Day of Obligation…

A recent discussion in our group uncovered that one member’s church had advertised All Saint’s Day not as a Holy Day ofRead more »

Happy Birthday, Mary!

Happy Birthday, Mary! Today, September 8th, we recognize and celebrate the birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary- our mother and the mother ofRead more »