The church I now attend was built in 1991. Its basic modern design offers straight lines and little color. The pews are set to encourage parishioners to take notice of those around them as the Body of Christ. Generally, all pews face the altar, the center of the Eucharistic celebration, some straight on, and someContinue reading “Which is it?”
With a Father’s Heart, St. Joseph, you loved and nurtured Jesus. Surely you taught Him with patience and wisdom, so that He learned to do the same, growing into the man you helped Him to become. Thank you, St. Joseph, for protecting our Lord, for listening to God in your dreams, for remaining steadfast amongContinue reading “Prayer to St. Joseph”
If today you hear his voice…
We will bloom again.
I find it a bit ironic that during the Lenten season, we were advised to stay at home in “quarantine.” Lent is traditionally “forty days,” reminding us of the forty days Jesus spent in the desert. “Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil. He fasted forContinue reading “Faith in Desert Quarantine”
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 What am I waiting for? In this season of lockdown, due to the coronavirus, it feels like life has been put on hold. I await the return to usual daily activity: hopping in my car after breakfast, to go to celebrate Mass with my faith community, to yoga class, to meetContinue reading “What am I waiting for?”