Are you ready for Lent? Time to clean house?


It is coming tomorrow – Ash Wednesday – no avoiding it. At Mass today, Fr. Jim focused his homily on cleaning house. Using today’s gospel he reminded us that we all need to be careful we aren’t…

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Lent is almost here – time to clean house!


I awoke this morning and just knew I had to share this with all of you – While we usually think of Easter being the time to clean house, I suggest use Lent and clean…

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Music Monday


Four of my children went to Mount 2000 this past weekend. It is an amazing weekend for high school youth held at Mount St. Mary’s, a university and seminary, in Emmitsburg, MD. Close to the Shrine…

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Jubilee Year of Mercy Badge Contest


Download the pdf official entry form: Year of Mercy Entry Form The Holy Father, Pope Francis I, has declared a “Year of Mercy” beginning December 8th, 2015. To celebrate this event, Behold Publications is sponsoring a…

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Step by Step Starting a Catholic Club


This time of year, we get a lot of interest in starting a Club either now or planning for the fall. We frequently get asked: What does it take? What do I do first? Starting…

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St. Gianna Molla, Patronage of Life, Pray for Us!


On this day, the 43rd Anniversary of Roe V. Wade, when snowmageddon is threatening to cancel the annual March for Life in Washington, DC, as well as local marches, including here in Louisville, I wanted…

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Do you like the new site?


Welcome to the new site! We hope you find it friendly, accessible and easy to use. Finding it whimsical, fun and down right cute wouldn’t hurt either but our real goal is make is as…

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Tune for Tuesday


The last few years here at www (Wonderful World of Watkins) have been more dark than light, more struggles than successes but I know – I KNOW – that God has not abandoned us. This…

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