God our Father, please pour out Your grace on all women who are suffering today. Send Your comforting presence upon women who suffer from any type of hardship, but especially upon women who suffer from various forms of infertility. In their suffering, let them feel they are loved by You. Let them realize they are understood by You. Let them know they are not alone.
Today’s the 13thSunday in Ordinary Time.
Find the Mass Readings here: 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, July 1, 2018 Continue reading “#MyMassTakeaway: The Healing Power of Touch”
Today’s the Solemnity of the Birth of John the Baptist.
Find the Mass Readings here: Solemnity of the Nativity of John the Baptist, June 24, 2018 Continue reading “#MyMassTakeaway: John the Baptist”
Today’s the 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time.
Find the Mass Readings here: 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Month day, year Continue reading “#MyMassTakeaway: Mustard Seeds and Father’s Day”
A recipe for the best muffins ever, and a reflection on charisms to go with it.
Well, we did it.
We made the big move. Thankfully, we had a plethora of family and friends available to help us over the weekend.
On Saturday, everyone got together at our old apartment and helped us load the moving truck. You should have seen it, we got the job done in 2 hours. I couldn’t believe how quickly it went.
Then on Sunday, we hit the early Mass, and a caravan of cars made the drive to our rental house. We unloaded the truck, put everything in the right rooms, and even assembled beds and got furniture set up.
By the end of the day, our house felt like home. Continue reading “A Charism of Hospitality and Unbelievable Apple Crisp Muffins”
Today’s the Solemnity of Corpus Christi.
Find the Mass Readings here: Solemnity of Corpus Christi, June 3, 2018 Continue reading “#MyMassTakeaway: Corpus Christi”
A meditation on discovering God through nature.
I pull the laces tight on my sneakers and stretch my legs for a springtime walk in the woods.
As I follow the dirt path, hard packed by many feet before me, I keep my eyes fixed downward to avoid tripping.
My focus is on the path before me. Bumps and twists fill my view. Rocks crop up out of the ground, threatening to stub my toes. Continue reading “Finding Jesus in a Springtime Walk”
#MyMassTakeaway for the 7th Sunday of Easter.
Find the Mass Readings here: 7th Sunday of Easter, May 13, 2018 Continue reading “The Transformative Power of a Name”
A meditation on the Joyful Mysteries of the Holy Rosary for a family who will be moving soon.
We’re counting down the days until the big move.
Everyone has something to be excited for: a new job, a new house, a lovely yard, and a welcoming neighborhood. We have an ice cream store and a beach right down the road. Five plus parishes to choose from.
But the upheaval in our life is undeniable. We’re all feeling the stress of moving away from family and friends. The house is a mess. And our emotions can be even messier. Continue reading “Family Move? How to Pray the Joyful Mysteries”
Today’s the 6th Sunday in Easter.
Find the Mass Readings here: 6th Sunday in Easter, May 6, 2018 Continue reading “#MyMassTakeaway: Called to Love”