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A Most Perfect & Precious Gift

I bet you are wondering what great present I received!  No, it’s not my birthday.  It’s not Mother’s Day (yet!)  This gift is life changing.  No, it’s not a youth formula, or a shiny, new  car!  (Though both would be … Continue reading

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Heart Tissue from a Consecrated Host

The story of a modern day Eucharistic miracle In the Eucharist, Jesus literally gives us His heart!

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What is the Greatest Gift You’ve Ever Received?

When I think back to the most memorable, special gifts I’ve received, a few come to mind: When I was a preteen, I wanted my ears pierced so badly.  After all, I was the only girl (or so I thought) … 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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An Amazing Story about the Real Presence!

Nature’s Evidence of the Real Presence. by  Father Albert J. Byrne “On the evening of the last day of his October 1995 visit to the United States, Pope John Paul II was scheduled to greet the seminarians at Saint Mary’s … Continue reading

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The Love of My Life

The love of my life – the center of my life – is the Blessed Sacrament, a.k.a. Jesus, Eucharist, Sacred Heart, Savior, Redeemer, Holy Communion, Son of God… I feel particularly blessed to be a Catholic, because we believe in … Continue reading

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Countercultural

cultural – of or relating to the ideas, customs and social behavior of a society counter – to speak or act in opposition to or in conflict with Funny, the word “counter-cultural” has come up for me three times this … Continue reading

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Why do Catholic’s do that?

Today, I thought I’d address some things that Catholics do that may perplex people of other faiths.  For example, Why do Catholics make the sign of the cross to start and end a prayer?  “In the Sign of the Cross, … 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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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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