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Daily Gospel Reflection Link

Someone directed me to a daily gospel reflection site at Notre Dame University.  I have thoroughly enjoyed it and benefitted from it, so I’d like to share it with you.  It provides the gospel reading of the day, a brief … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Prayer

Dear Lord, it’s such a hectic day With little time to stop and pray, For life’s been anything but calm Since You called me to be a mom. Running errands, matching socks, Building dreams with building blocks, Cooking, cleaning, and … Continue reading

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The Gift of the Holy Priesthood

Please read my latest post at NOLA Catholic Experience.  Thanks!

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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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Why Do Catholics Pray to Saints?

I typed that question to get your attention.  We don’t actually pray to saints – we ask their intercession.  “Ah, but there is but one mediator between God and man, and that is Jesus,” you might say. (1 Timothy 2: … Continue reading

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Prayer for St. Patrick’s Day

Christ with me, Christ before me, Christ behind me, Christ in me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me, Christ on my right, Christ on my left, Christ when I lie down, Christ when I sit down, Christ in the heart … Continue reading

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It Takes Discipline

This new year, I want to try really hard to develop some new good habits.  I did some research on how long it takes to form a new habit, and researchers differ in their findings.  The answers were somewhere between … Continue reading

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I’m NOT done.

          After sitting at the Department of Motor Vehicles with my daughter for three hours this morning for naught, I was fit to be tied!  After waiting for hours to take the written driving test, we … Continue reading

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Thoughts for November 12 from Fr Willie Doyle

Originally posted on Remembering Fr Willie Doyle SJ:
Lord, You know I love You less than any others, but I long and desire to love You more than all the rest. Take my heart, dear Lord, and hide it in…

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Reflection on the Readings for Sunday, October 26, 2013

Readings for Sunday, October 26, 2013 Sunday’s readings are so incredibly reassuring.  Couldn’t we all use some of that in the unjust world we live in today?  In the first reading, I love the imagery of the prayer of the … Continue reading

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