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The Gift of Children

Yesterday was truly a blessing, and it was not because it was my 48th birthday (Yikes!).  The day did not turn out to be at all like I had planned, but perhaps transformed into something even better.  I was so … Continue reading

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Back to School – No Better Time

Please read my latest post for NOLA Catholic Experience entitled, “Back to School – No Better Time.”  There is also a new post called, “Building Your Domestic Church” by the Family Life Apostolate that is well worth reading as well.  … Continue reading

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Lessons from Today

Today did not go at all like I planned, but it was good, nonetheless.  I learned a few things.  #1 Take time to build a tent with all of the blankets in your house and all of the chairs available.  … Continue reading

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Summer Fun Ideas

Just thought I’d post my “brainstorm” of summer fun activities.  Of course, some of the items are specific to the St. Tammany/New Orleans area – but they might give you some ideas for things to do with your own children.  … Continue reading

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Reflection on Sunday’s Gospel, September 23, 2012

Sunday’s Gospel There is a word in this Sunday’s gospel that bothers me.  It is a tiny, seemingly inconsequential word… and yet it makes all the difference in the world.  It is what our society is suffering from today – … Continue reading

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The Feasts of Saints Monica and Augustine

Yesterday was the feast of St. Monica, an “extraordinary ordinary” woman with whom so many mothers can relate.  She raised her son to be a good, faithful, moral boy, but Augustine went down the wrong path.  He had a “rap … Continue reading

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Remaining True to Our Vocation

Being a mother is the hardest, yet most wonderful job I’ve ever had!  Only my children could bring me to such heights of joy and depths of utter anxiety. I was just talking with a friend and neighbor.  We were … Continue reading

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Living Rosary

“From Mary we learn to surrender to God’s Will in all things. From Mary we learn to trust even when all hope seems gone. From Mary we learn to love Christ her Son and the Son of God!” ~Pope John … Continue reading

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August Ideas for Celebrating Faith with Children

These ideas at the bottom of this page are not my own!  They come from a terrific book called “A Treasure Chest of Traditions for Catholic Families” by Monica McConkey.  I had the pleasure of meeting the McConkeys at the … Continue reading

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Wonderful Lessons From Today’s Gospel: Aug. 9th

Today’s Gospel: The disciples approached Jesus and said, “Who is the greatest in the Kingdom of heaven?” He called a child over, placed it in their midst, and said, “Amen, I say to you, unless you turn and become like … Continue reading

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