Category Archives: Saints

Saints

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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Meet my Friend, Theresa.

People often get “the Theresas” confused.  First there was Theresa of Avila, Spain who lived in the 1500’s.  Then there was Therese’ of Lisieux, France in the late 1800’s.  Of course there’s Mother Theresa of Calcutta from the 20th century.  … Continue reading

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So Nice to Meet You!

Yesterday, I made a new friend!  Each day, I start my classes with the gospel, saint of the day and prayer.  When sharing this with my students, I learned a few things that I did not know about St. John … Continue reading

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A Great Day in History

You may think that I am referring to the precious new baby girl born to Prince William and Princess Kate this morning!  That is a very happy event, indeed.  I am very happy for the royal couple, but that was … Continue reading

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A Quick Quote from a Dear Friend

You have everything when you have within you the One who made all things, the only One who can satisfy the longings of your spirit. St. Anthony of Padua If you are not familiar with “Crisis” magazine, I highly recommend … Continue reading

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Feast of the Holy Family

“I wish to invoke the protection of the Holy Family of Nazareth…it is therefore the prototype and example for all Christian families…St. Joseph was a “just man”…may he always guard, protect and enlighten families. May the Virgin Mary, who is … 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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A Prayer by St. Therese’ on Her Feast Day

Happy Feast Day, St. Therese’ !  I love you.  Help me to love Jesus more perfectly and to make Him more loved! A MORNING PRAYER WRITTEN BY ST. THERESE O my God! I offer Thee all my actions of this … Continue reading

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Guess Who?

My real name was Eusebius Hieronymous Sophronius.  (That’s a real mouthful!) I was born in 331 and baptized by a pope. I was born into a wealthy, Christian family, but educated by pagans. My “superior” education caused me to lose … Continue reading

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