Category Archives: Catholicism

My Top Ten

In honor of Mother Theresa’s canonization tomorrow, September 4th, 2016 and of her feast day on Monday, September 5th, I’m posting my top ten favorite nuggets of wisdom from Mother Theresa in no particular order.  I especially love the ones … Continue reading

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Sweet Sunday in Independence, LA

We went for a Sunday drive this afternoon to look for three little roadside chapels in neighboring Independence, Louisiana.  Our journey took us just north of Hammond off of Interstate 55.  We found only one of the chapels open for … Continue reading

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My Favorite Gift

Isn’t she lovely?  I received many really nice gifts this year, but this one was a special surprise.  My brother and his wife asked me what I’d like for Christmas.  I told them that I really didn’t want or need … Continue reading

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Please Share

Are you tired of chaos in your home? Are you fretful over your children’s choices, their friendships, their relationships? Have you lost your motivation? Do your children treat each other disrespectfully or hurtfully? Do you wonder how you will pay … Continue reading

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Catholic Schools Week Ideas

Looking forward to a (busy) but fun filled week, celebrating Catholic Schools with my students – Here are just a few ideas for celebrating CSW at your Catholic School: Paint banners like the ones here and decorate them with helium … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Tickfaw

I awakened yesterday morning with a question on my heart, “Where is that place in Tangipahoa ( a parish in Southeast Louisiana) where the Blessed Virgin Mary was said to have appeared?” I’m not sure why that came to my … Continue reading

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Mass of the Roses in Honor of St. Therese’

Carmelite Convent, Covington, LA   October 5, 2014

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The Importance of Joy

“Joy is a net of love by which you catch souls.”  Mother Theresa In the hectic, morally corrupt world we live in today, it is very easy to lose our joy.  I’m not speaking as a “Suzie Sunshine” shaming everyone … Continue reading

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Apologetics 101- When was the term “Catholic” first used?

Apologetics is the art of defending your faith.  It sounds like its related to the word “apologize,” but it is not.  Early Christian writers who defended their faith were called apologists – hence the term apologetics! My eldest son and … Continue reading

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I Love When Things Like This Happen

This morning, I was “done” before I even got to work.  I felt emotional, overwhelmed, and on the brink of crying.  I don’t know why but I felt overcome by fear.  I thought to myself, “What is it that you … Continue reading

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