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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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To Mantilla or Not to Mantilla? That is the Question – Part 2

Over the weekend, I received a special gift.  I was given a chapel veil that belonged to a very dear member of our family who passed away ten years ago.  She was chosen to be my daughter’s Godmother because she … 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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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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It’s Carnival Time

Please read my most recent post at NOLA CATHOLIC EXPERIENCE!  Thanks!

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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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Efficacious Novena to the Sacred Heart

This past Friday was the feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.  My family and I were out of town, and were headed home that day, so we went to masstimes.org to find the nearest Catholic Church.  Our intention was … Continue reading

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Divine Mercy Sunday

I know that I’m probably preaching to the choir here, but here goes… I was doing some reading on Divine Mercy Sunday, April 7, 2013.   Jesus appeared to Sr. Faustina in the 1930’s and asked her to spread this … Continue reading

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The Answer for Families

“Welcome the presence of the Heart of Christ, entrusting your home to Him. Before the open Heart of Jesus seek to draw from Him the true love that our families need to build up a civilization of love.”   John Paul … Continue reading

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Can You Guess What This Is?

My seven year old made this in the bathtub last night.  Can you guess who/what he said that it is? I will reveal the answer in my next post:)

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