Tag Archives: Louisiana

Mass of the Roses in Honor of St. Therese’

Carmelite Convent, Covington, LA   October 5, 2014

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Sweet Sunday in Swamp Country

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Sweet Sunday (In and Around) my Hometown

It’s been awhile since I’ve done a “Sweet Sunday” picture post.  I went to a few pretty places within 20 miles of my hometown this week and would like to share.  I feel incredibly blessed to be surrounded by such … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras Fun

  Mardi Gras Fun: My crazy family!; The man we went to see (on the Horse); The other man we went to see (Hugh Laurie as King of Bacchus), “Camp Roussel” – my maiden name – wonder if we are … Continue reading

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Teresian Sisters’ Convent, Covington

       Yesterday, I had the privilege of directing a retreat for our sixth graders.  It was held at the Teresian Sisters’ Convent in Covington, Louisiana.  It is just 30 minutes from our school, and yet it is a world away … 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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Highlights of Our Weekend Getaway

            I’ve always loved poetry, so I had to go see the bust of Longfellow and see the Evangeline Oak that he supposedly wrote beneath.  These were actually found near the grounds of St. Martin de Tours Church in downtown … Continue reading

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An Afternoon Adventure

This afternoon we went to Camp Salmen Nature Park in Slidell, Louisiana.    We love discovering new nature trails and places to spend time as a family outdoors.  We thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon there, and saw lots of beautiful things! … Continue reading

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Doing the “Regular Mom” Thing

  During the month of June, I try to forget about work for the most part and be what I like to call a “regular mom” for a change – one who isn’t exhausted and snippy at the end of … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Saturday in Abita Springs

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