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Lifting the Veil…

.   …onto my head I have been contemplating wearing a chapel veil to Mass for a while now. At 54, I am just old enough toRead more »

Two Heavenly Mothers

The month of May is special month because we honor our Blessed Mother. I don’t think it’s a coincidence we celebrate Mother’s DayRead more »

How God Pursued a Soul

During this month of Mary, I always find it inspiring to spend time in prayer contemplating her great “yes” to God. Though I can never knowRead more »

The Joyful Mysteries—Everyday Style

Like most Catholic mothers, I derive great strength from the Blessed Mother. She is everything I aspire to be as a mother, as a woman, andRead 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 »

Lourdes and Our Lady

In the Jubilee year of 2000, my husband, Joe, and I were able to go on a short pilgrimage to the Marian Shrine in Lourdes. We went with ourRead more »

“And Mary kept all these things, pondering them in her heart…”

To ponder: to consider something deeply and thoroughly; to meditate. Whatever happened to pondering, anyway? Now, we do a whole lot ofRead more »

Birthdays, Blocks and Mary

My son turned two the other day. Let the games begin! Ever since he was a newborn, and before the Catholic Church was even a blip on myRead more »

Our Lady of Guadalupe: More than an oversized truck decal

Disclaimer: The reference to the truck decal is not an admonishment of the use of the truck decal.  It is by my own personal experienceRead more »

St. Hannah Pray for Us

I am going to take this opportunity to introduce you to a saint that I have developed a special devotion to, St. Hannah. St. Hannah is theRead 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 »

Mary’s Sinlessness and Our Salvation

Sinless suffering. Have you ever thought about what it would have been like if Mary hadn’t been sinless?  After pondering on Jesus’sRead 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 »

Commanded to Love Mary

As Catholics, we wholly love our triune God, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.  Every day  we attend mass we literally sit at theRead more »