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Are You Ready for Him?

4 years ago

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Yesterday, I shared this reflection at my Lay Dominican meeting.  After a few tweaks, I thought I’d share it here, too! ***************************************************** In the Gospel passage for this weekend, we hear Jesus telling us to be watchful, to keep our eyes open. Jesus issues this directive many times throughout the Gospels. It is very clear…

Special Project!

Just a quick note to share some exciting news.  Earlier this year, I was invited to contribute a personal reflection for a new book by Catholic author and speaker Colleen C Mitchell!  I met Colleen in June of 2016 at the Finding Your Fiat women’s conference here in the Peoria Diocese.  The book is available at Franciscan…

#WorthRevisit: I Love Him, and His Mother Too

4 years ago

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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…

#WorthRevisit: Back to School Evangelization

4 years ago

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Dusting things off here, and what better way to do that then to link up with #WorthRevisit posts!  This way, I don’t have to write anything new tonight…yay!  This post was originally posted on September 11, 2016 and I felt it was timely for today.  I will be linking up on Reconciled to You and Theology…

150 Years of Faith & Family

4 years ago

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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 County.…

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