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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The questions that come up in a typical Catholic homeschooling day…


might include “Who was the first stigmatist?” The first answer, shouted from the dining room table, was “Jesus!” The accurate answer would be St. Francis of Assisi. Just makes me smile!

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Happy Feast of St. Marianne Cope


I’ve written about her before as she is one of my BFF saints –  St. Marianne Cope’s Vatican Biography  It was easy to love her as I have both a husband and a son named for…

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Happy Belated Feast of St. Agnes – Suggested project on putting God First.


Her feast day was yesterday, Jan. 21, 2019 and she reminds us, from our very first wreath, Wreath One, to Love God above all else. She is a beautiful reminder to our young people (and…

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Your marriage matters – the Wedding Feast of Cana


Today’s gospel reminds us that Jesus’ first public miracle was at a wedding! How cool is that? His mother and followers were there and he stepped in to prevent the host and the couple from…

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As you wait to be healed…..


You’ve got a friend in me – This week’s daily readings have all about being healed, including today’s, which was the familiar story of the four friends willing to climb to the roof to reach…

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