Monthly Archives: October 2013

Must, Must Read!

  I cannot recommend these books enough!  They are eye opening, comforting, preparing, reassuring… I waited eagerly for these to arrive in the mail, then read through both of them (they are small) in one evening, highlighting a lot of … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Readings for Sunday, October 26, 2013

Readings for Sunday, October 26, 2013 Sunday’s readings are so incredibly reassuring.  Couldn’t we all use some of that in the unjust world we live in today?  In the first reading, I love the imagery of the prayer of the … Continue reading

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Teresian Sisters’ Convent, Covington

       Yesterday, I had the privilege of directing a retreat for our sixth graders.  It was held at the Teresian Sisters’ Convent in Covington, Louisiana.  It is just 30 minutes from our school, and yet it is a world away … Continue reading

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Living Rosary

Our school held its annual Living Rosary this morning.  This year we said the mission rosary.  I learned that it was begun by Bishop Fulton Sheen in the 1950’s.  Each color stands for a different part of the world: The … Continue reading

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Psalm 42

As a deer longs for a stream of cool water,     so I long for you, O God.  I thirst for you, the living God.     When can I go and worship in your presence? We’ve been here nearly 9 … Continue reading

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Reflection on Today’s Gospel, Sunday, October 13, 2013

I ran into an old friend in the donut shop after church this morning.  In a matter of months, what was once a strong, jovial, large man was now a frail, sunken fellow using every bit of strength he could … Continue reading

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“How beautiful is the night! A dewy freshness fills the silent air; No mist obscures, nor cloud, nor soeck, nor stain, Breaks the serene of heaven; In full-orbed glory yonder moon divine Rolls through the dark blue depths. Beneath her … Continue reading

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The week before last, at St. Joseph’s Abbey and Seminary College, I was privileged to get to see a screening of the movie, “Triumph.”  It is a documentary filmed in Medjugorje. The movie follows Ben, a 28-year-old man who is … Continue reading

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Mass of the Roses

This morning, we attended the Mass of the Roses at the Carmelite Convent in Covington, Louisiana.  It is something that I’ve been wanting to do since I moved over here in 2002.  I love Sts. Therese’ and Theresa.  Today’s mass … Continue reading

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O When the Saints Go Marchin’ In

Please read my October post at NOLA Catholic Experience.  Thanks!

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