“As we continue to move forward, let each of us visit, and re-visit, the uncomfortable question at hand – are our actions, both in real life and on social media, bearing good fruit?” … Continue readingTread Softly, Pray Fiercely
Catholics get a bad rap when it comes to reading and knowing their Bible. It’s a shame, really, because not only is nearly every line from the Mass and sacraments imbued with biblical references and tradition, but there is so much grace, healing, and strength … Continue readingLectio Divina: Grow Closer to God This Advent Through Divine Reading
Peter’s brow is furrowed with worry and his eyes are open wide in suspense. One wonders what thoughts were running through their distressed minds. Were the two men panicked at Mary Magdalene’s suggestion Jesus’ body had been unexpectedly moved or even worse, possibly stolen? Or was it fretful hope in the Master’s puzzling teachings which filled their souls? … Continue readingRunning to the Tomb
An acquaintance recently joked, “-slippery slope! The Eucharist started out as ‘snack time’ for the Catholics and look where that went!“ I’m not sure he knows how a slippery slope works. The Eucharist is a Christian teaching that has remained constant for 2000 years. That … Continue readingWas the Eucharist Ever a Little Snack?
In the twelve years we’ve been Catholic, the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC) has remained dear to our entire family. Here are five reasons why: 1. It was instrumental in my husband’s conversion. Very early on in our studying of Catholicism, he bought a copy … Continue readingFive Reasons Why I Love the Catechism