Monthly Archives: September 2013

Abita Springs Nature Conservatory

We went for a lovely stroll in the woods yesterday morning.  The trail is board-walked with signs along the way teaching you what kinds of flora and fauna to observe along the way.  The highlight for me was the “bog” … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Readings for Sunday, September 29, 2013

Readings for Sunday, September 29, 2013 In the second reading, this is the verse that stood out for me the most: “the King of kings and Lord of lords, who alone has immortality, who dwells in unapproachable light, and whom … Continue reading

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Fall Has Arrived?

Technically, fall has arrived  – according to the calendar – if not according to thermometers here in the South.  Though we’re still sweating and running around in shorts, stores are filled with pumpkins, squash and autumn decor.  Yearning to get … Continue reading

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Take A Hike

Please read my latest post on NOLA Catholic Experience entitled, “Take a Hike.”  Also, take the time to read the other posts by other talented, local writers.

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My Thoughts on the Readings for Sunday, September 15, 2013

Readings for Sunday, September 15, 2013 Today’s readings are all about God’s great mercy.  If you have never read the Diary of St. Faustina or Volumes by Anne, the Lay Apostle, I highly recommend them both.  They delve  deeper into … Continue reading

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Latin Mass on the Northshore

Last Sunday, we visited a church in the nearby community of Lacombe, Louisiana.  My family has always enjoyed attending the Latin mass at St. Patrick’s on Camp Street in New Orleans.  Unfortunately it is an hour and fifteen minute drive … Continue reading

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Highlights of Our Weekend Getaway

            I’ve always loved poetry, so I had to go see the bust of Longfellow and see the Evangeline Oak that he supposedly wrote beneath.  These were actually found near the grounds of St. Martin de Tours Church in downtown … Continue reading

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For My Fellow Survivors

All This Time

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Mother Theresa’s Feast Day

Here are some of my favorite quotes from this witty, amazing saint in honor of her feast day: “Prayer is not asking. Prayer is putting oneself in the hands of God, at His disposition, and listening to His voice in … Continue reading

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