Happy Easter, friends! Yes, it has been five days since Easter Sunday, but it is still the Easter Season. We are in the Octave of Easter. We should still be celebrating. And why wouldn’t we! Jesus has Risen!! We spent 40 days in the desert, … Continue readingEaster Season Favorites: Quick Takes Style
Today is the 5th Friday of Lent and in just two days we’ll be celebrating Palm Sunday and ushering in Holy Week. Can you believe we’re already at the end of Lent? I feel like it has gone by really quickly this time around. But … Continue readingThe Final Days of Lent: Questions to Facilitate Lenten Reflection
Lent appeals to my checklist-loving, accomplishment-coveting brain. Especially as the mother to many young children, “finishing something” is rare. Completing the steps of Lent may be the only way I can savor that experience in any tangible way. Not that that is what Lent is … Continue readingIs It Still Easter?
At the beginning of Lent our pastor gave everyone in our parish some homework to do. He asked us to read the Gospel of Mark. He wanted us to first just read through the entire gospel once and then to go back and read it … Continue readingWho is Jesus?
Our forty days in the dessert are almost complete – today is Good Friday. And while most of the Quick Takes this week will feature various Easter traditions embraced by members of Catholic Sistas I am beginning with an Easter tradition that our family has been … Continue readingSeven Quick Takes: Easter Traditions