Happy Belated Feast of St. Therese, Happy Feast of the Guardian Angels….


and on and on and on! It’s not that every day doesn’t have its own saint or reason to celebrate our faith. This first week of October seems especially well-packed!   October 1 – St….

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Novena to St. Therese has begun – where will you see her roses?


  Forgive me for not posting this yesterday, but don’t let that prevent you from joining us in prayer through our patroness! Remember, God works outside of time and space. Head over to Pray More Novenas for…

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Happy Feast of St. Matthew – share some good news today!


I like the name Matthew; which means ‘gift from God’. And God has given me more than a few gifts with this name. I am married to a Matthew, have a son named Matthew, though…

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Happy Feast of the Triumph of the Cross!


  Today is the day we remember the Triumph of the Cross; not so much the pain and suffering Christ endured on the Cross for our salvation but the fact that His death lead to…

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Novena for the current crisis


  If you are struggling, as most of us are, with the current crisis facing our Church, you may be wondering what you can do. Here are a few of many, excellent suggestions being put…

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THANK YOU to all the campers and their Moms!


  It was a wonderful summer visiting Virginia, Minnesota, and this past weekend – Kentucky! I want to give a sincere thank you to all the Moms who helped host our camps (and me) and…

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Happy Feast of the Transfiguration


  Today we celebrate the FEAST OF THE TRANSFIGURATION OF THE LORD, this day’s reading from Mark 9:2-10. This story is retold in the Synoptic Gospels (Matthew 17:1–8, Mark 9:2–8, Luke 9:28–36) and each offers…

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Feeling like time has slipped away from you?


  I have often felt like time has slipped through my fingers; too often. Wether this feeling has come from losing track of time while on the internet (“I’ll just take a look at a…

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Don’t worry; be happy – easy for Bobby McFerrin to say!


I may be dating myself here but I love this hit from 1988 by the marvelous Bobby McFerrin doing what he does – without any instruments! Don’t Worry, Be Happy! Now this secular song doesn’t…

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How have you been? How is your school year winding down?


My last homeschool co-op event (a student showcase) was last night and I woke up this morning feeling lighter and better than I have in months. I did not realize just how stressed I was…

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