Don’t run out of gas!


I was out doing some errands and I passed the spot where I ran out of gas – literally – ran out of gas while driving in my big 15 passenger van with a few…

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Happy Feast Day to all of us!


I always think of today as not only St. Therese’s feast day but the birthday of our little apostolate. Just 25+ years ago, the first Little Flowers met in my rowhome in Baltimore. Now, under…

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Novena to the Little Flower


I am sorry for not posting this over the weekend but the first Little Flower, Saint Therese of Lisieux’s novena began yesterday. Please join me in praying this – especially for the intentions of the…

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Feast of St. Peter Claver – We are all called to do something!


Today we celebrate St. Peter Claver, a slave to the slaves of Cartagena in the years following his ordination in 1610. I was struck by his life this morning while reading my Magnificat which says,…

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All my ladies, where you at?!


Labor Day, the unofficial end to summer, is right around the corner. Facing the reality of school starting and leaves falling, I would like to say a huge “Thank You” to all the Moms, Grandmoms,…

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Here’s to a good week!


“If your day can’t be perfect, at least give it purpose.” I heard this recently and it gave me real encouragement on this Monday as none of my days are perfect. So, I need to…

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Do you have an inner room for prayer?


No? Me, either. But in today’s reading, Jesus tells us to go there to pray (Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18), so it must be important. After all, He does say, “when you pray”, not “if you pray”….

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Would you like to come camping with us?


We have three camps planned this summer: Leesburg, VA – July 12-14, 2019 Pine Island, MN – July 19-21, 2019 and Crestwood, KY – Aug. 24-25, 2019 We would love to have you and your…

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Today’s Gospel has me thinking….


Jesus begins today’s gospel very clearly, “Hear this!” and he begins to tell the parable of the sower and the seeds . We know it so well, we can almost say it along with him….”A…

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Spread the good news to all the earth!


On this feast of the Conversion of St. Paul, I want to declare to the whole world (at least to those who will read this blog post) that I love Jesus. I love God the…

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