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Saints and Scripture Sunday: The First Sunday of Lent

Saints and Scripture Sunday

Mark 1:15 “This is the time of fulfillment. The kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the gospel.” As we approached Lent, it seemed like I had obstacles in the way of my goals. Brett and I intended to head to Mass early on Ash Wednesday, to beat the crowds. It worked […]

Saints and Scripture Sunday: Heading into Lent

Saints and Scripture Sunday

Genesis 3:19 By the sweat of your face You will eat bread, Till you return to the ground, Because from it you were taken; For you are dust, And to dust you shall return. Ash Wednesday is knocking at the door, and I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about this year’s Lenten season. For […]

Looking Forward to Lent: Ash Wednesday Saints and Scripture Sunday

Saints and Scripture Sunday

It’s time again for Lent – our season of preparation, and a chance to deepen our relationship with Jesus. I like to look at it as almost a Catholic New Year – to plan a goal and attain it, rather than simply giving up chocolate. Without further ado, here’s my list. 1. Potty Mouth Pare […]

The Often Overlooked Joseph:Saints and Scripture Sunday

Saints and Scripture Sunday

EVERYONE knows that March 17th is Saint Patrick’s day, right down to the little Kennedys. Although I love St Patrick (after all, one of my children carries his name), I have more of an affinity for another saint who has a feast day this week. March 19th is the feast day of Saint Joseph. A […]

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 […]