Jesus. Mary. Peace.


Immaculate Mary your praises we sing! Yesterday, the Church focused in a special way on the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Today we reflect on the Immaculate Heart of Mary. In these hearts, I have found refuge, consolation, and peace. My own heart bursts with love for them. As a woman, a wife, and a mother, […]

June 12, 2010

Our Father


Recently we’ve been talking about the Our Father prayer with our 6 year old. I told her that it is one of the most important prayers and definitely very special since it was Jesus who taught it to us when he was asked how to pray. As I worked with her and helped her break […]

May 22, 2010

Life after Lent


After a beautiful Easter liturgy, a scrumptiously satisfying family meal, and a hunt for eggs full of melting candy, we came home and enjoyed a peaceful and joyful afternoon, just the five of us. We spent time together outside listening to the sounds of the birds in the trees and just relaxing in the warmth […]

April 9, 2010

Why is Fish not meat?


Circle the letter of the one that does not belong: Cow Chicken Pig Lamb Fish Every year during Lent, I hear the same question from Catholics and non-Catholics alike in regards to our abstinence from meat on Ash Wednesday the Fridays of Lent: “What about fish, eggs and other animal products? I’ve never really been […]

March 5, 2010

Today, I march.


I pray that people, on all sides of this issue, will be filled with compassion. Purge our hearts of hate and scorn. Let our hearts be joined for the sake of that which is most sacred to us all-our humanity.

January 22, 2010