Author Archives: danardoyle

About danardoyle

I am a Catholic, working wife and mother. I have three children ages 10, 16 and 23. I am extremely busy, as you can imagine. I aim each and every day to put God first in my life, to teach my children the Faith, to be a supportive spouse, keep the house in order, and do my job outside of the home well, too. That's an impossible task - without Divine intervention! Here, I hope to share my triumphs and struggles with other working moms in the same boat. I will share the tools I have discovered to making it all work - most days!

Hearts and Crowns

Over the last couple of months, hearts and crowns have been catching my attention.  I don’t know if you’ve read my Crowley story here on the CWM blog,  but it’s much the same kind of thing.  I will be traveling … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Readings for Sunday, April 12, 2015

 Readings for Sunday, April 12th The community of believers was of one heart and mind… How wonderful this must have been – for the early Church to be of one heart and mind!  I see the Church so divided right … Continue reading

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When Anxiety Gets the Best of You Part 2

Yesterday morning was so stressful that if stress could kill you, I would have been 12 feet under!  I had an important conference call involving six people and myself at 9 a.m.  As soon as I got on the line, … Continue reading

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You Too Can Help Prevent Child Abuse

April is “Child Abuse Prevention Month.”  I think that every month of the year should be child abuse prevention month!  I’d like to raise awareness regarding childhood sexual abuse.  Because there often are no physical indications that a child had … Continue reading

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Extending Easter Joy

I read this this morning and wanted to share: “Let all go this Eastertide.  Loosen your hold on this earth, its care, its worries, even its joys.  Unclasp your hands, relax, and then the tide of Easter Joy will come.  … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Readings for Easter Sunday, 2015

Readings for Easter Sunday, 2015 Here are some passages from today’s readings that stood out for me: Everyone who believes in him will receive forgiveness of sins through his name. Just yesterday, I watched something that led me to refresh … Continue reading

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A Loud Cry!

Please watch this explanation of Jesus’ words, “It is finished!”  Have a happy and blessed    Easter!

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Photo Favorites from the Last Two Weeks

              I’ve been blessed to see quite a few beautiful/interesting things!       Wouldn’t you agree?  

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Who am I to say I know “The Answer?”

When I chose the title for my latest book, I did think that some may think that I have gall to suggest that I have “The Answer for Families.”  I mean, everyone can look at me and my family and … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Readings for Palm Sunday, 2015

Readings for 3/29/15 Were You There When They Crucified My Lord? I have some thoughts about a few verses from the passion and death of Jesus according to the gospel of Mark: He took with him Peter, James, and John, … Continue reading

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