#WorthRevisit: I Love Him, and His Mother Too

https://reisathene.nl/14718-dte11128-williamsburg-craigslist-women-seeking-men.html Today, I am linking up to #WorthRevisit again with a post from three years ago.  Today (September 8th), the Catholic Church celebrates the birth of Mary, the Mother of Jesus.  In this post, I offer some of my limited understanding of this special feature of my Catholic faith.  Be sure to check out other posts […]

150 Years of Faith & Family

  This past Sunday, Bruce and I attended a wonderful celebration:  the Sesquicentennial of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rockville Indiana.  Bruce was born in Belleville, IL but his family moved to Indiana when he was very young.  His family eventually settled in Rockville, among the beautiful rolling hills and famous covered bridges of Parke […]

Alleluia! He is Risen!

The celebration of Easter begins, for our home, with the Easter Vigil Mass on Saturday night.  In the early years of the Church, Christians would read the story of our salvation, sing psalms, and pray from sunset until sunrise.  In our modern day, we just gather for about three hours!  Scripture passages include the story […]

The Journey Begins

Today is Ash Wednesday, the first day of the beautiful liturgical season of Lent.  Like many Catholics, my forehead is covered with ashes and my stomach is pretty much empty.  I struggle with fasting every year.  It’s not that I eat big meals (except when Bruce cooks!) but I do snack a lot during the […]

#MondayMercy: Visit the Sick

I realize it’s Tuesday, but this #MondayMercy post was stuck, unfinished, in my head for the last 24 hours.  Time to sort out the many thoughts I have for this work of mercy:  Visit the Sick.  I knew I wanted to relate it to this month of Pregnancy & Infant Loss, so I decided to […]

#WorthRevisit: “The Hug”

Today is Wednesday, and I am participating in the #WorthRevisit Link-up again.  This week, teens and young adults from around the globe are gathered in Poland for World Youth Day.  Today, Pope Francis arrives to preach, to bless, and to inspire!  I have a young friend, a recent college graduate, who is there participating in […]