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Category Archives: Lent

Celebrating Lent with A Homemade Candle

Candlemas is coming up on February 2nd! There are three occasions that are celebrated on this day: the presentation of Jesus, Jesus’ firstRead more »

Happy Catholic New Year!

The season of Advent began this weekend.  At our Masses we noticed the colors on the altar and on our priests were changed to purple.  WeRead more »

#FishFriday – It’s Not Just for Lent

If you’ve heard the buzz lately, you know that the bishops plan to readdress and reemphasize that the faithful abstain from meat onRead more »

Meatless Fridays: Quick 3 Ingredient Meal

  Hmmmm…it’s Friday and the troops are hungry, but I’ve simply been too busy to worry about that…thatRead more »

Crazy Easy Blackberry Cobbler

Cobbler is a dish that I have a love/hate relationship with. I love the fruit part of it but have always felt that there is justRead more »

Crucify Him!

Today, Good Friday, we commemorate our Savior’s death on the cross at Calvary.  We shroud our crucifixes, leave our altars bare, empty ourRead more »

Do I Really Believe He’s There?

I recently celebrated my 10-year anniversary of becoming Catholic and the event got me to thinking about what it was like to come into theRead 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 »

Suffering, Lent, and St. Joseph

Today’s post is a brief* overview of my life the past two weeks. As if being six months pregnant, homeschooling, and headlong intoRead more »

Fantastic Fish Tacos

These tacos were inspired by a meal with a very good friend at a BJ’s Restaurant Brewhouse in Indiana.  They are delicious!  I owe myRead more »

What Does Jesus Thirst for From You?

This past weekend we had the first Scrutiny at our parish, for those adults who are preparing to be baptized at the Easter Vigil. I loveRead more »

The Hungry Man’s Salad: Salad Niçoise

Growing up, Fridays during Lent meant dinner consisted of baked fish, macaroni and cheese, tuna casserole, fish sticks, or some otherRead more »

A Day in the Life of a Catholic Woman…….

So I’ve been reading a new book by a few of the funniest Catholic women in the world called Sex, Style and Substance. This book is flyingRead more »

Can I Give Up School For Lent?

*And other funny questions from around the supper table* If you have kids you know that there is never a day that goes by where someoneRead more »

Crown of Thorns Centerpiece

I will begin by saying that I cannot take credit for this idea. I saw it several years ago on a blog and have spent the last month (since IRead more »