Dragons lurk where they are ignored

‘ “There’s no such thing as a dragon”, said his mother. And she said it like she meant it.” So begins the children’s story by Jack Kent. As the mother continued to ignore the small dragon that her son, Billy had pointed out, it grew and grew until the father came home and, finding hisContinue reading “Dragons lurk where they are ignored”

Restore Your Creation, Lord

Draw near to your servants, O Lord, and answer their prayers with unceasing kindness, that, for those who glory in You as their Creator and guide, you may restore what You have created and keep safe what You have restored… Collect from 18th week in ordinary time Paul tells us in his letter to theContinue reading “Restore Your Creation, Lord”

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood of God

I just finished reading the book The Faith of Mr. Rogers by Amy Hollingsworth and just can’t help posting a short passage from the very end when she interviews him one last time. Amy: If you had one final broadcast, one final opportunity to address your television neighbors, and you could tell them the singleContinue reading “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood of God”

God’s world order vs. man’s

God’s new world order was made necessary when Adam sinned and the Father put in motion the plans for our redemption. He waited for the “fullness of time” (Gal. 4:4) and the Holy Spirit overshadowed the Virgin as the Father looked on in Love to see the Son begin His life in her womb. WhatContinue reading “God’s world order vs. man’s”

Happy Feast of the Expectation of Our Lady

Here is a beautiful Catholic tradition that few people are aware of. Today was celebrated the anticipation of our Blessed mother of soon being able to see the beautiful face of our beloved Savior. See this blog post for more information: https://traditioninaction.org/SOD/j207sd_OLExpectation_12-18.html

Starving in a land of plenty

My husband normally serves at the masses in our parish and now, because of the shutdowns, makes his appearance in the YouTube stream of two masses each weekend. This past weekend, he began his vacation time off and sat down with me to “attend” the mass. At the beginning of this time of isolation andContinue reading “Starving in a land of plenty”

St. Reneé Goupil

The cross is the entryway for our salvation. The sign of the cross is the entry-way into the Christian faith -in baptism it is the first sign we use-  a cross traced on the child’s  forehead by the priest, parents and godparents. St. Reneé Goupil, in making the sign of the cross, over a sickContinue reading “St. Reneé Goupil”