Monthly Archives: February 2013

Communion in the Hand

Recently, our local Catholic newspaper, “The Clarion Herald”, celebrated 50 years.  In this beautifully done issue, there was a timeline of significant things that happened in the Church and in the world during that period of time.  I enjoyed the … Continue reading

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Transfigured by the Sabbath

As a working woman, I find it sooooooo hard to get everything done in six days.  For five of those days, Monday through Friday, I spend eight hours at work, then I come home and my second job begins.  On … Continue reading

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Reflection on Today’s Gospel, Sunday February 24, 2013

Today’s Readings In order to understand this Sunday’s gospel, the story of the Transfiguration, we  have to understand a bit about the Jewish feast of Sukkot.  This feast is also known as the feast of Tabernacles (meaning tent) or booths.  … Continue reading

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What Do You Believe?

This morning I was pondering the question, “What do I really believe?” – What am I willing to fight for? I came up with this list, which is not exhaustive.  What do you truly believe? Do you believe that what … Continue reading

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Our New Member of the Family

    You can’t buy loyalty, they say, I bought it though, the other day; You can’t buy friendship, tried and true, Well just the same, I bought that too. I made my bid, and on the spot Bought love … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Gospel for Sunday, February 17th, 2013

Readings for Sunday, February 17, 2013 This past week, I’ve been reading the visions of the Venerable Anne Catherine Emmerich.  I was particularly delving into the early years of Jesus – referred to as the “hidden years” since we don’t … Continue reading

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The High Spots

These are some of the high points in my week:  Having my daughter ask me to practice designing up-dos with/for her; giving my sofa a most needed shampoo (a satisfying chore – you can see by the nasty bucket); my … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Gospel for February 10, 2013

Readings for Feb. 10, 2013 A few thoughts on this very familiar gospel passage from Luke – First of all – How many times do we try to do things alone before we “revert” to prayer?   The men had fished … Continue reading

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Women Made New

Please take a moment to check out this great resource for women who have survived sexual abuse.  I believe that it has been a long time coming!   Good, Christian or even Catholic resources on the subject seem difficult to … Continue reading

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Just Wanted to Share

  This is a beautifully done pro-life song/video called A Mother’s Prayer.  Please take a few minutes to view it.  You’ll be glad that you did!

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