Let’s Go, Lent! Special Edition Saints and Scripture Sunday

Saints and Scripture Sunday

No, it’s not Sunday, but it’s one of the most important days in our Catholic calendar: Ash Wednesday.As I’ve grown older, and hopefully more mature, this day means so much more to me than ‘What are you giving up for Lent?” Instead of forgoing chocolate, or Cokes, I like to use Lent as a time […]

Saints and Scripture Sunday: The Love Edition

Saints and Scripture Sunday

You knew it was coming …… on Valentine’s Day, how could I NOT discuss anything else?? Matthew 19:4 – 6He answered and said, “Have you not read that the one who made them at the beginning ‘made them male and female’, and said, “For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and […]

Saints and Scripture Sunday: Corporal Works of Mercy

Saints and Scripture Sunday

I talk often of how I feel I’ve been called to be a wife and mother — for the most part, I embrace it whole heartedly. Sometimes, however, I get discouraged by the mundane tasks of marriage and motherhood. I need to ‘keep it simple’, and remember that imitating Christ begins at home. Matthew 25:34-40Then […]

Scripture Sunday: The heritage of sons

So, with working weekends, along with having my Kennedy Kaboodle, getting to Mass has become incredibly difficult on Saturday or Sunday. This makes me sad, since it truly is a solace in my life — a source of peace, refreshment, and communion with others. Over the past couple of days, I’ve felt the need to […]

Lenten thoughts …….

Being Catholic, Ash Wednesday and the Lenten season are pretty big in my life. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve ceased to look at Lent as a major PITA (pain in the a…), and more as an opportunity to grow as a person.  So, without further ado, let’s roll it out. The 2009 version of What […]