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40 Days of Prayer for the UNITY of ALL Women

I wonder if the organizers of 40 Days for Life expected it to become as successful as it has just five short years after it’sRead more »

Warming up the lukewarm…

I was recently on Facebook (who am I kidding… I’m ALWAYS on Facebook!) and reading a stream of comments on a friend’sRead more »

Time Immemorial: the Eucharist

One of my Protestant friends commented one day about the Eucharist. From his standpoint, Jesus’s “Do this in memory ofRead more »

Will You Forgive Me?

 We have many books at our house that my kids love to read.  One book that we recently acquired and that is rapidly becoming a  favorite ofRead 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 »

The Real Love Story of the Titanic

Much has been written and said about the sinking of the Titanic these past 100 years. There are books and movies and books about theRead more »

There Were 10 In The Bed

 And the Little One Said… We have a new member in our family.  On March 16th we were blessed with our 10th living child.  After aRead more »

Life after Lesbianism

In January, I wrote about my struggles with same-sex attraction (SSA), while living out my vocation as a Catholic wife and mother. TheRead more »

Bible 101: Scripture in the Mass

On this Holy Saturday, let us talk more about God’s written Word! Copyright Adrienne Taylor 2012 and Copyright New American Bible InRead more »

Of Nail Polish and Elbow Grease

Palm Sunday morning, I woke up to the clinking of bottles in the master bathroom. I thought nothing of it until I rose from my bed andRead more »

Walking the Way of the Cross without Samantha

I didn’t make it to Mass last year on Ash Wednesday. I remember seeing a Mass schedule on the door to the chapel at St. David’s as IRead more »

Knight in Shining Armor

I recently read the Hunger Games trilogy and besides the essence of humanity that develops in the characters, the notion of sacrificeRead more »

Have you seen your doctor lately?

OK, public confession: I hate going to the doctor. I think it’s a waste of time and money. Sitting on the awkward paper-covered table andRead more »

My Reflections on Fasting

I confess I never really “got” fasting. There were a few times as a college student I tried to fast by not eating at all on Good Friday.Read more »

Bible 101: Beginning with a Beginner

Gospel of John Chapter 1, NAB “In the beginning…” Genesis 1:1 and John 1:1 I’ve been attending Mass all my life, andRead more »