Monthly Archives: April 2011

An Inspiring Catholic Historical Romance Novel

Ellen Gable’s book In Name Only is truly the best work of Catholic fiction that I have ever read.  Mrs. Gable draws her readers into the story right away.  It’s not one of those books that take several chapters to get … Continue reading

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“Just Thinking…” John 21: 1-14

After this Jesus revealed himself again to the disciples by the Sea of Tibe’ri-as; and he revealed himself in this way.   Simon Peter, Thomas called the Twin, Nathan’a-el of Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zeb’edee, and two others of … Continue reading

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Faithful Friends are Treasured Gifts

A loyal friend is like a safe shelter; find one, and you have found a treasure. Nothing else is as valuable; there is no way of putting a price on it.  Sirach 6:14-15 I was reading the book of Sirach … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Sight

I turned on the television Easter Sunday evening, and the mass from the Vatican was airing on EWTN.   I watched in amazement as one person after another processed up the long aisle to the Pope Benedict XVI, knelt in front of … Continue reading

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Terrific Tammany Trace

On this dreary Tuesday, my mind is wandering back to a much lovelier day this past weekend… Ever since my family moved to the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain nine years ago, we’ve wanted to ride “the Trace.”  The Tammany … Continue reading

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In the Garden

In the Garden I come to the garden alone While the dew is still on the roses And the voice I hear falling on my ear The Son of God discloses. And He walks with me, and He talks with … Continue reading

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Sweet Sunday in Abita Springs, Louisiana

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Resurrection Rolls Recipe

A friend of mine posted this recipe on Facebook yesterday.  I’m going to try them tomorrow morning for Easter Sunday breakfast.  I think the kids will like them – at least my 6 year old should be impressed!  See the … Continue reading

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…For the Sun Stopped Shining…

“… for the sun stopped shining. And the curtain of the temple was torn in two.  Jesus called out with a loud voice, “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit.”  When he had said this, he breathed his last.  … Continue reading

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My Dear Friend, Padre Pio

The article I wrote a couple of months ago entitled, “The Incredible Incorruptibles” has become my most read post.  I’m thrilled by this, as the topic of  incorruptibility is fascinating to me as well!  One of my favorite saints is … Continue reading

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