I’ve been a Catholic for over 20 years and it’s just been recently that I’ve heard of Ember Days. I’m not sure if it’s because the Catholic circle I’ve been traveling in has become more “traditional” or if it’s a reawakening for all faithful Catholics … Continue readingWhat Are Ember Days?
How I gave up nothing, took on nothing…and left everything to the Lord. My Plan for an All-Star Lent It was Lent 2014. I was a college junior, diving into my faith after my “reversion” (I’m a cradle Catholic, but my faith was rekindled … Continue readingThe Year I Did NOTHING For Lent
One of my favorite type of recipes are the ones that include a stuffed vegetable. You’re doing two things at once; using up an abundance of seasonal vegetables and feeding the family at the same time. I love stuffing vegetables with other vegetables as … Continue readingMeatless Meal~ Beet & Quinoa Stuffed Artichokes
My children and I recently had an extended stay with some family who happen to practice the art of abstaining from meat on Fridays. This was something that wasn’t unfamiliar to me, but it was a tradition that I had come to be more familiarly … Continue readingSundried Tomato & Mushroom Lentil Casserole
Today is the second day of Lent, which hopefully means that most of us are still gung-ho about our Lenten commitments, and are excited about the spiritual growth we hope to achieve in the coming weeks. Either that, or we’re relieved that Ash Wednesday is … Continue readingThe Fruit of Fasting